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What does Elston mean?

Elston Pronunciation of Elston [el-ston] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Elston is "Elli's town". Place name. Elli was an Old English personal name based on Elias.

ASSOCIATED WITH old english, old


VARIANTS Ellston, Elson


(male) Enston, Euston, ..

(female) Elstona, ..

Elston Lucian (E.L.), ..

How popular is Elston?

Elston is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#5846 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Elston entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #1592 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not ranked at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Elias (#100 LAST YEAR), Eliot (#1103), Elliot (#208) and Elson are the prominent varying forms of Elston. Usage of these forms of Elston was at its most widespread in 2015 (MEDIAN #1082). Elias is the longstanding favorite, though Elliot has gained in popularity over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elston, Elias, Eliot, Elliot, Elson in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elias, Elliot outside U.S.

Similar Names

Elston is pronounced similarly to Allston, Allstonn, Alsten, Alstin and Alston. Other recommended names are Allton, Alsdon (see Alston), Alton, Aston, Boston, Colston, Deston, Duston, Earlston, Easton, Eaton, Eatton, Edson, Eldon, Eliron, Elison, Elisson, Ellson, Ellton, Elon, Elsdon, Elton, Eston, Eton, Eyton, Gaston, Huston, Jeston, Platon, Ralston, Riston, Ruston and Weston. These names tend to be more frequently used than Elston.

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