"sacred hill"

Eldon Origin and Meaning

The name Eldon is a boy's name of English origin meaning "sacred hill".

Popular in the 1920s, Eldon is a retro name that's waiting to be rediscovered. It has a similar placename/surname appeal to current Top 1000 names Alden and Holden. Several towns in the US and UK bear the name.

# 948 in the US

Eldon Rank in US Top 1000

Eldon Popularity

Famous People Named Eldon

  • Eldon Hokelead singer of American rock band The Mentors
  • Eldon NelsonAmerican jockey
  • Eldon RathburnCanadian film composer
  • Eldon GriffithsEnglish MP
  • Eldon RuddU.S. Congressman from Arizona
  • (Eldon) Beau BoulterU.S. Congressman from Texas

Eldon in Pop Culture

  • Eldon Chancemain character in the Hulu series "Chance"