Meaning and Origin of Elkin - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Elkin

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : The zeal of God

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : from a pet form of Elis (see Ellis).
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Elke + the Slavic suffix -in.
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : patronymic from the Yiddish male personal name Elke, a pet form of Elijah + the Slavic suffix -in.