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What does Eldrich mean?

Eldrich Pronunciation of Eldrich [el-drich] as a boys' name has its roots in Old English and German, and the meaning of Eldrich is "old; sage ruler". Eldrich is an alternate spelling of Aldrich (Old English). Eldrich is also a derivative of Eldridge (German): also a version of Elbridge.

Associated with: old english, old, sage (philosopher), ruler (king).


Eldrich has 2 variants: Alldrich and Elldrich.

11 more related forms via Aldrich, Eldridge: Aldric, Aldrige, Aldrin, Aldritch, Allric, Alrick, Audric, Eldrege, Eldrick, Eldrige and Eldritch.

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Middle name pairings:
Eldrich Jabari (E.J.), ..

How popular is Eldrich?

Eldrich is an unusual given name for males. Eldrich is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Eldridge is the only popular variation form of Eldrich (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Eldrige, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Eldrich was at its peak in the 1900s. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eldridge in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alberich, Bardrich, Eddrick, Ederic, Ederick, Edrian, Edric, Edrich, Edrick, Edrik, Elbrecht, Eldin, Eldis, Eldred, Eldrid, Eldwin, Elice, Ellice, Emerich, Emich, Emmerich, Enrico, Eric, Erich, Erick, Erico, Erric, Errick, Errico, Eurico, Fridrich, Hinrich, Roderich, Ullrich and Ulrich. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eldrich.

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