What does Eldridge mean?
Eldridge [el-dridge] as a boys' name is of German origin, and the meaning of Eldridge is "sage ruler". Also a variant of Elbridge or a surname from the same Old English name as Eldred. The first use of the name was by immigrants from England to the US in 1636. The variant Eldrick is the given name of golfer Tiger Woods. African-American civil rights activist Eldridge Cleaver.
2 more relations via Elbridge, Eldred: Eldrid and Ellbridge.Creative forms:
(male) Eddridge, Eldriddo, ..
(female) Eldridda, Eldridie, .. Middle name pairings:
Eldridge Paxton (E.P.), ..
How popular is Eldridge?
Eldridge is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1152 out of 1220, Top 94%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#1322 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Eldridge reached its highest position of #625 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Tiger, Eldred and Elbridge are the popular related forms of Eldridge appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Eldrid, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Eldridge was at its apex 105 years ago (adoption of 0.02%).
Eldridge▼ is pronounced similarly to Aldridge, Aldrige and Alldridge. Other recommended names are Arlidge, Bridge, Coleridge, Colerige (see Coleridge), Colridge (see Coleridge), Colrige (see Coleridge), Eddie▼, Eddrick, Edred, Edrian, Edric, Edrich, Edrick, Edrik, Egide, Eldin, Eldis, Eldorado, Eldritch, Eldwin, Elfred, Elgine, Elice, Elie, Elisee, Elldred (see Aldred), Elldrich, Ellice, Ellrad (see Elrad), Ellrod, Elpido (see Elpidos), Elpidos, Elrad, Elrod, Elroye, Enrique, Erie, Evariste and Ridge▲. These names tend to be less frequently used than Eldridge.See names in meaning and etymology.