What does Eldon mean?
Eldon /el-don/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Eldon is "Ella's hill". Place name from Ella dûn. First used in the 19th century.
Eldon▼ has 1 variant: Elden▼.more]
How popular is Eldon?
Eldon is a very prominent first name for males (#529 out of 1220, Top 43%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#58849 out of 150436, Top 39%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Eldon for boys. Eldon reached its highest position of #247 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular alternative forms of Eldon appearing in the Top 1000 are Elden and Elton. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak during 1920-1929 (usage of 0.6157%) and is now much less, with the versions Elden, Eldon and Elton becoming less in vogue. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Eldon and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Eldon▼ is pronounced similarly to Aldan, Alden▲, Aldin, Aldon, Eldin, Eldwin, Eldwyn, Waldon and Weldon▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Edon, Eldor, Ellton, Elon, Elsdon and Elson. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eldon.