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Gender: Male Meaning of Eldon: "sacred hill" Origin of Eldon: English

The name Eldon is a boy's name of English origin meaning "sacred hill". Eldon and discussed in our forums with posts like "Olivia and Ian: A Brother - Sister Name Chain".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Eldon

Eldon Hoke, lead singer of American rock band The Mentors
Eldon Nelson, American jockey
Eldon Rathburn, Canadian film composer
Eldon Griffiths, English MP
Eldon Rudd, U.S. Congressman from Arizona
(Eldon) Beau Boulter, U.S. Congressman from Texas

Pop Culture References for the name Eldon

Eldon Chance, main character in the Hulu series "Chance"


Ella Says:


I know right?You thought this was a description was bad look up Sunny!

Emma Says:


WTF is up with this name description. I'm sorry, but Eldon is a very noble (and cute) name for a boy. Get with it, Nameberry!

DryLake Says:


Keep reminding me of the Three of Eld (Eldoh)... In a way, does that only makes the name sound even more beautiful.