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What does Eldous mean?

Eldous Pronunciation of Eldous [el-dous] as a boys' name is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of Eldous is "old". Eldous is a version of Aldous (Old German).

Associated with: old.


Eldous has 3 variants: Aldis, Aldus and Eldis.

4 more different relations via Aldous: Aldo, Aldon, Eldin and Eldon.

Creative forms:
(male) Eadous, ..


Middle name pairings:
Eldous Nicholas (E.N.), ..

How popular is Eldous?

Eldous is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Eldous is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Aldo (#617 last year), Eldon and Aldon are the prominent varying forms of Eldous (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Aldis, are uncommon. These forms of Eldous were favored as birth names during the years 1920-1929 (adoption of 0.07%) and are now much less popular (adoption 0.02%, 65.9% less), with the version Eldon becoming somewhat dated. Aldo is the most trendy name for newborns here. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aldo, Aldon, Eldon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eldous and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alexus, Alfeus, Altus, Cadmus, Claus, Cletus, Clitus, Edom, Edon, Edun, Egidius, Elado, Elden, Elder, Eldor, Eldred, Eldrid, Eldwin, Eldwyn, Elford, Elias, Eligius, Elihu, Eliot, Eliott, Elis, Elisud, Eliu, Ellis, Elliss, Elmo, Elmore, Elof, Eloi, Elois, Elon, Elov, Eloy, Elpidos, Elrod, Elroi, Elroy, Elroye, Elsdon, Elson, Elton, Eluf, Elvis, Elviss (see Elvis), Elvo, Elvys, Elwood, Elyas, Elyot, Elyott, Emerus, Emmons, Enos, Eros, Esdras, Florus, Jesous, Kadmus, Klaus, Kletus and Rufous. These names tend to be more commonly used than Eldous.

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