Eldon Family History
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Eldon Name Meaning
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 + dun ‘hill’; the second from Old English elfitu ‘swan’ or elf ‘elf’, ‘fairy’ + denu ‘valley’. English: nickname from Middle English eld ‘old’ + hine ‘servant’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Elton, Elson, Lyon, Felton, Weldon, Eden, Elden, Alden, Pelton