What does Eldred mean?
Eldred [el-dred] as a boys' name is pronounced EL-dred. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Eldred is "old counsel". From Ealdred, derived from eald and raed. The name of an 11th-century archbishop of York.
Related boy name: Eldridge.Creative forms:
(male) Endred, Eudred, ..
(female) Middle name pairings:
Eldred Davonte (E.D.), ..
How popular is Eldred?
Eldred is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#6873 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Eldred reached its apex position of #594 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. The only other prominent alternative form of Eldred is Eldridge. These forms of Eldred were popular as baby names in the 1910s (adoption of 0.02%), but now, versions like Eldridge have fallen out of fashion.
Eldred▼ is pronounced similarly to Alldred, Ealdraed and Elldred. Other recommended names are Ahlfred (see Alfred), Ailfred (see Alfred), Aled, Alfred▼, Alured, Eaden, Edd▼, Eddie▼, Eden▲, Eder, Edred, Edric, Edrik, Edsel▼, Efrem, Efren, Elber, Elden▼, Elder, Eldis, Eldon▼, Eldor, Eldorado, Eldous, Eldredge, Eldrege (see Eldridge), Eldrich, Eldrick, Eldrige, Eldwyn, Elex, Elford, Elfred, Elger, Elice, Eliron, Elisee, Eliseo▲, Elisud, Ellard, Ellerey, Ellger (see Alger), Ellmer, Ellrad (see Elrad), Ellrod, Elrad, Elrey, Elrod, Elroi, Elroy▼, Elwood▼, Emerey, Ender, Erek, Esdras, Eudard, Eudel, Evered, Everet, Eward, Fred▼, Gared, Garred, Jared▼, Jarred▼, Jered, Jerred, Modred, Osred, Walfred, Wilfred▼ and Zared. These names tend to be more commonly used than Eldred.See names in meaning and etymology.