Meaning and Origin of Eldon - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Eldon

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Ella's mound
  • Old English : Ella's town

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : habitational name for someone from Eldon in County Durham or Elveden in Suffolk. The first is named from the Old English personal name Ella + dūn ‘hill’; the second from Old English elfitu ‘swan’ or elf ‘elf’, ‘fairy’ + denu ‘valley’.
  • English : nickname from Middle English eld ‘old’ + hine ‘servant’.