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Eldon

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26k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
303
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eldon

"Eldon" is a name of English origin, and it means "The old servant". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Eldon

Eldon Hoke was a heavy metal music, punk rock, and shock rock musician. He was most prominent from 1974 to 1997. Eldon was given the name Eldon Wayne Hoke on March 23rd, 1958 in Seattle, Washington, USA. Eldon is also known as El Duce. He breathed his last breath on April 19th, 1997.

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Eldon Quick is a film, television, actor, and televisionactor. Eldon was born on April 4th, 1937 in San Joaquin County, California.

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His military service ended in 1997. Eldon was born on February 5th, 1944.

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Eldon Shamblin was a western swing, jazz, and swing music musician. He plays Electric guitar. His career lasted from 1930 to 1990. Eldon was given the name Estel Eldon Shamblin on April 24th, 1916 in Clinton, Oklahoma, U.S. Eldon is also known as 'Frog', 'Sham', and 'the Old Man from the Mountains' etc. He passed away on August 5th, 1998.

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Eldon Reddick is a soccer player. He was most prominent from 1984 to 2003. Eldon was born on October 6th, 1964 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Eldon was born in 1941.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Eldon

Kevin Eldon is an actor and comedian. His ongoing career started in 1992. Kevin was born on October 3rd, 1959 in Chatham, Kent, England, UK.

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Dan was given the name Daniel Robert Eldon on September 18th, 1970 in Hampstead, London, England, UK. He passed away on July 12th, 1993.

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The Earl of Eldon was an office holder. The was born on June 4th, 1751 in Newcastle upon Tyne. He left this life on January 13th, 1838.

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John was born on December 10th, 1805. He died on September 18th, 1854.

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Stan was born on May 1st, 1936.

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How popular is the baby name Eldon in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 8 0 8
1884 6 0 6
1885 9 0 9
1886 7 0 7
1887 8 0 8
1888 11 0 11
1889 11 0 11
1890 7 0 7
1891 9 0 9
1892 7 0 7
1893 10 0 10
1894 14 0 14
1895 9 0 9
1896 14 0 14
1897 15 0 15
1898 11 0 11
1899 21 0 21
1900 20 0 20
1901 19 0 19
1902 24 0 24
1903 27 0 27
1904 26 0 26
1905 26 0 26
1906 38 0 38
1907 38 0 38
1908 38 0 38
1909 39 0 39
1910 62 0 62
1911 64 0 64
1912 153 0 153
1913 243 0 243
1914 295 0 295
1915 401 0 401
1916 424 0 424
1917 444 5 439
1918 529 6 523
1919 517 0 517
1920 523 6 517
1921 596 0 596
1922 612 7 605
1923 591 0 591
1924 597 0 597
1925 595 0 595
1926 647 0 647
1927 640 0 640
1928 579 0 579
1929 588 8 580
1930 575 0 575
1931 567 6 561
1932 552 5 547
1933 535 0 535
1934 568 0 568
1935 514 0 514
1936 541 0 541
1937 490 0 490
1938 461 5 456
1939 493 0 493
1940 484 0 484
1941 434 0 434
1942 448 0 448
1943 449 0 449
1944 393 7 386
1945 352 0 352
1946 346 0 346
1947 436 0 436
1948 363 0 363
1949 339 0 339
1950 292 0 292
1951 288 0 288
1952 298 0 298
1953 275 0 275
1954 275 0 275
1955 252 0 252
1956 248 0 248
1957 216 0 216
1958 197 0 197
1959 181 0 181
1960 179 0 179
1961 164 0 164
1962 168 0 168
1963 145 0 145
1964 144 0 144
1965 134 0 134
1966 106 0 106
1967 113 0 113
1968 102 0 102
1969 115 0 115
1970 138 0 138
1971 118 0 118
1972 90 0 90
1973 86 0 86
1974 89 0 89
1975 102 0 102
1976 94 0 94
1977 82 0 82
1978 67 0 67
1979 59 0 59
1980 78 0 78
1981 66 0 66
1982 47 0 47
1983 65 0 65
1984 62 0 62
1985 59 0 59
1986 47 0 47
1987 57 0 57
1988 46 0 46
1989 55 0 55
1990 49 0 49
1991 56 0 56
1992 39 0 39
1993 40 0 40
1994 47 0 47
1995 39 0 39
1996 33 0 33
1997 48 0 48
1998 49 0 49
1999 38 0 38
2000 46 0 46
2001 42 0 42
2002 40 0 40
2003 39 0 39
2004 51 0 51
2005 46 0 46
2006 56 0 56
2007 41 0 41
2008 54 0 54
2009 40 0 40
2010 44 0 44
2011 50 0 50
2012 56 0 56
2013 42 0 42
2014 63 0 63
2015 54 0 54
2016 63 0 63

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Popularity of Eldon as a first name

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Popularity of Eldon as a last name

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Common last names for Eldon

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Anderson
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Thompson
  • Davis
  • Williams
  • Taylor
  • Wilson
  • Martin
  • White
  • Baker
  • Clark
  • Moore
  • Allen

Common first names for Eldon

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eldon U.S.
  White 88.12% 64.26%
  African American 5.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.98% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eldon

People with the last name Eldon are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Eldon

  • How Popular is the name Eldon? Eldon is the 1,482nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Eldon was the 65,424th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eldon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25,576 babies born with the first name Eldon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eldon to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eldon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Eldon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eldon is Sunday, September 8th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Eldon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eldon was in 1926 with a total of 647 babies.
  • Random Eldon Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eldon ranks 87th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 49 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Eldon: Your name in reverse order is Nodle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elodn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eldon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 303 people with the last name Eldon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eldon? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Eldon as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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