Eldon

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Iceland Icelandic
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

1) New combination of ELI and DON [1]

2) Variant form of Eldor [1]

2) English name, transferred use of the surname, originally a place name meaning 'Ella's hill' (Old English dūn = 'hill') [2] [1]

Related Names

Eldon
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Eldonsson Iceland

Female

Eldonsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Eldon
Genitive: Eldons
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Eldon
Genitive: Eldonin
Partitive: Eldonia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Eldon
Accusative: Eldon
Dative: Eldon
Genitive: Eldons
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Eldon
Genitive: Eldons
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Eldon
Genitive: Eldons

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
23 59 0 2 23 57
Iceland Iceland[5]
2 35
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
9 0 0
n.a.
9
Denmark Denmark[7]
3
n.a.
0
n.a.
3
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
5
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
5
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Eldon.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  3. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/