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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eldridge

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Alt. Meaning

E is for eager, let's get started!

L is for look, the way you look at life.

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

I is for ideals, no higher!

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

G is for grace, an admirable trait!

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Notable Persons Named Eldridge

Eldridge Cleaver was a writer and political activist. Eldridge was given the name Leroy Eldridge Cleaver on August 31st, 1935 in Wabbaseka, Arkansas. He breathed his last breath on May 1st, 1998.

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Eldridge was given the name Eldridge Reeves Johnson on February 6th, 1867 in Wilmington, Delaware. He passed away on November 14th, 1945.

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Eldridge Recasner is a basketball player for the Yakima Sun Kings, Brose Baskets, Louisville Shooters, Galatasaray S.K. (men's basketball), Denver Nuggets, Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Hornets, and Los Angeles Clippers. Eldridge was born on December 14th, 1967 in New Orleans.

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Eldridge Dickey was a football player for the Oakland Raiders and American Football League. Eldridge was born on December 24th, 1945 in Houston. He passed away on May 22nd, 2000.

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Eldridge was born on October 13th, 1938. Eldridge is also known as Moores and Eldridge Morton.

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Eldridge Lovelace was an urban planner. Eldridge was born on March 16th, 1913 in Kansas City, Kansas. He breathed his last breath on November 7th, 2008.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Eldridge

Sean was given the name Sean Simcha Eldridge on July 31st, 1986.

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Lisa was born on October 26th, 1966.

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Florence Eldridge was an actress. She was most active from 1923 to present. Florence was given the name Florence McKechnie on September 5th, 1901 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. She died on August 1st, 1988.

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Roy Eldridge was a jazz, swing music, and big band musician. Roy was given the name David Roy Eldridge on January 30th, 1911 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. He left this life on February 26th, 1989.

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Chris Eldridge is a progressive bluegrass and bluegrass music musician. He plays Guitar. He has had major accomplishments since 2000.

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Conner Eldridge is a United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas and United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. Conner was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 13 0 13
1881 9 0 9
1882 9 0 9
1883 6 0 6
1884 6 0 6
1885 8 0 8
1886 10 0 10
1887 10 0 10
1888 6 0 6
1889 8 0 8
1890 9 0 9
1891 6 0 6
1892 12 0 12
1893 9 0 9
1894 20 0 20
1895 14 0 14
1896 11 0 11
1897 11 0 11
1898 9 0 9
1899 7 0 7
1900 17 0 17
1901 12 0 12
1902 8 0 8
1903 12 0 12
1904 7 0 7
1905 14 0 14
1906 18 0 18
1907 11 0 11
1908 18 0 18
1909 22 0 22
1910 16 0 16
1911 22 0 22
1912 55 0 55
1913 54 0 54
1914 66 0 66
1915 84 0 84
1916 81 0 81
1917 94 0 94
1918 94 0 94
1919 89 0 89
1920 104 0 104
1921 102 0 102
1922 87 0 87
1923 85 0 85
1924 120 0 120
1925 95 0 95
1926 114 0 114
1927 109 0 109
1928 92 0 92
1929 95 0 95
1930 82 0 82
1931 59 0 59
1932 74 0 74
1933 74 0 74
1934 60 0 60
1935 72 0 72
1936 68 0 68
1937 65 0 65
1938 60 0 60
1939 61 0 61
1940 73 0 73
1941 66 0 66
1942 72 0 72
1943 41 0 41
1944 67 0 67
1945 69 0 69
1946 52 0 52
1947 75 0 75
1948 60 0 60
1949 64 0 64
1950 56 0 56
1951 52 0 52
1952 57 0 57
1953 55 0 55
1954 56 0 56
1955 63 0 63
1956 57 0 57
1957 54 0 54
1958 58 0 58
1959 51 0 51
1960 42 0 42
1961 43 0 43
1962 32 0 32
1963 47 0 47
1964 40 0 40
1965 52 0 52
1966 41 0 41
1967 35 0 35
1968 37 0 37
1969 50 0 50
1970 52 0 52
1971 50 0 50
1972 33 0 33
1973 37 0 37
1974 37 0 37
1975 37 0 37
1976 38 0 38
1977 46 0 46
1978 33 0 33
1979 33 0 33
1980 23 0 23
1981 14 0 14
1982 34 0 34
1983 32 0 32
1984 16 0 16
1985 18 0 18
1986 15 0 15
1987 14 0 14
1988 14 0 14
1989 20 0 20
1990 21 0 21
1991 20 0 20
1992 13 0 13
1993 18 0 18
1994 12 0 12
1995 15 0 15
1996 10 0 10
1997 12 0 12
1998 9 0 9
1999 17 0 17
2000 7 0 7
2001 13 0 13
2002 12 0 12
2003 8 0 8
2004 10 0 10
2005 8 0 8
2006 11 0 11
2007 11 0 11
2009 11 0 11
2010 6 0 6
2011 8 0 8
2012 6 0 6
2013 7 0 7
2014 9 0 9
2015 5 0 5
2016 6 0 6
2017 8 0 8

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Popularity of Eldridge as a first name

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Popularity of Eldridge as a last name

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Common last names for Eldridge

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Jackson
  • Taylor
  • Miller
  • Moore
  • Walker
  • Martin
  • White
  • Wright

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eldridge U.S.
  White 81.79% 64.26%
  African American 12.81% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.87% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eldridge

People with the last name Eldridge are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Eldridge

  • How Popular is the name Eldridge? Eldridge is the 3,709th most popular name of all time. As a last name Eldridge was the 1,402nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eldridge have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,171 babies born with the first name Eldridge in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eldridge to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eldridge? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 13 new born babies.
  • When was Eldridge first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eldridge is Friday, May 31st, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Eldridge born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eldridge was in 1924 with a total of 120 babies.
  • Random Eldridge Factoid: According to the 1943 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eldridge is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 6 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1943.
  • Weird things about the name Eldridge: Your name in reverse order is Egdirdle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Edrgledi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eldridge? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 25,299 people with the last name Eldridge.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eldridge? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Eldridge as their last name.

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