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Gender: Male Meaning of Eldred: "old counsel" Origin of Eldred: English

The name Eldred is a boy's name of English origin meaning "old counsel". Eldred and is often added to user-created lists like The Names on This Site I Like and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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Dred is a syllable that might well invoke dread in children.

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Famous People Named Eldred

(Eldred) Gregory Peck, American actor
Eldred Gee Smith, American Mormon patriarch
Eldred Lee, Korean-American interdisciplinary scientist and musician
Eldred Hallas, British MP

Pop Culture References for the name Eldred

Eldred, main character in computer game "Sacrifice"
Eldred Jonas, character in Stephen King's "Wizard and Glass"
Eldred the Saxon, character in GK Chesterton's "Ballad of the White Horse"
Eldred Miller, character in an episode of TV's "Little House on the Prairie"
"Sir Eldred of the Bower, a Legendary Tale," poem by Hannah More

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