Elkin Family History
Elkin Name Meaning
English (West Midlands): from the personal name Elikin usually a pet form of Elias but also perhaps of the female name Ele (see Ellen ). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Elke with the addition of the Slavic possessive suffix -in. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish male personal name Elke a pet form of Elijah with the addition of the Slavic possessive suffix -in.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022