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What does Eldon mean?

Eldon Pronunciation of Eldon [el-don] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Eldon is "Ella's hill". Place name from Ella dn. First used in the 19th century.

Associated with: old english, hill (mountain), 19th century.


Eldon has 1 variant: Elden.

Related boy names: Aldous and Elton.

Creative forms:
(male) Endon, ..

(female) Eldond, Eldoni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eldon Micheal (E.M.), ..

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. Demographics)

Eldon reached its highest position of #221 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eldon name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eldon outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Eldon appearing in the Top 2000 are Elden and Elton. Adoption of these forms of Eldon was more pronounced among parents 95 years ago (median #357).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eldon, Elden, Elton in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elton outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eldon is pronounced similarly to Aldan, Alden, Aldin, Aldon, Aldwin, Aldwyn, Eldin, Eldwin, Eldwyn, Eldwynn, Walden, Waldon, Welden, Weldon and Welldon. Other suggested similar names are Allon, Alon, Alsdon (see Alston), Alton, Andon, Ardon, Beldon, Cadon, Cleon, Eamon, Eaton, Edan, Edmon, Edom, Edon, Edson, Edyn, Eilon, Elado, Elan, Elder, Eldor, Elian, Eliot, Eliron, Eljin, Elkan, Ellton, Elman, Elmo, Elof, Elon, Eloy, Elroi, Elroy, Elsdon, Elson, Elvo, Elvyn, Elwyn, Elyot, Eon, Eron, Erron, Eston, Evion, Eyton, Hadon, Ilon, Jadon, Kadon, Keldon, Ladon, Ledon, Lidon, Maldon, Meldon, Odon, Ogdon and Seldon. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eldon.

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