Meaning and Origin of: Etheridge

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  • English : altered form of Edrich, from the Middle English personal name Edrich, Ederick, Old EnglishĒadrīc, composed of the elements ēad‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + rīc ‘power’. Current since the beginning of the 17th century, it developed from the late 16th-century forms Et(t)riche, Et(t)ridge.

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