Elder - Meaning of Elder

What does Elder mean?

[ 2 syll. el-der, eld-er ] The baby boy name Elder is pronounced as EHLDer †. Elder is of English origin. The name's meaning is 'dweller near the elder trees'.

Variation transcriptions of Elder include Eldar, Eldir, Eldor, Eldur, and Eldyr.

See also the related categories, trees (wood), english, and dweller.

Elder is unusual as a baby name for boys. In 1900, 0.007% of baby boys were given the name Elder. It ranked at #803 then. The baby name has since experienced a drop in popularity, and is of only very light use now. Among all boy names in its group, Elder was nonetheless the most popular in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Elder include Eldir, Eldor, Eldur, Eldyr, Heliodoro, Eleodoro, and Eldar.

† English pronunciation for Elder: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"

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