Eldon Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Eldon in County Durham or Elveden in Suffolk. The first is named from the Old English personal name Ella + dun ‘hill’; the second from Old English elfitu ‘swan’ or elf ‘elf’, ‘fairy’ + denu ‘valley’. English: nickname from Middle English eld ‘old’ + hine ‘servant’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Elton, Elson, Lyon, Felton, Weldon, Eden, Elden, Alden, Pelton

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Eldon Family Origin

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Eldon Family Occupations

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  • Iron Ore Miner

    7%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Carman

    4%

In 1881, Iron Ore Miner, Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eldon. The most common Eldon occupation in the UK was Iron Ore Miner. 7% of Eldon's were Iron Ore Miners. A less common occupation for the Eldon family was Carman.

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Eldon Historical Records

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Eldon Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2002, Eldon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Eldon in 1949 was 48, and 76 in 2002.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eldon

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