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Eldridge - Meaning of Eldridge

What does Eldridge mean?

[ 3 syll. el-drid-ge, eld-ri-dge ] The baby boy name Eldridge is pronounced as EHLDRiyeyJH †.

1: Eldridge is used mostly in English and it is of Germanic origin. Eldridge is of the meaning old counselor, ruler.

Eldridge has 12 derivatives. Derivatives include Aldrich, El, Eldredge, Eldrege, Eldrich, Eldrick, Eldrige, Eldrydge, Eldryge, Elric, Elrick, and Elrik.

2: Eldridge's origin is Old English. Here, the meaning is fearful and terrible.

Eldridge is a derivative (English) of the English and German name Aldrich.

See also the related categories, ruler (king) and germanic (german).

Eldridge is uncommon as a baby boy name. At the modest height of its usage in 1906, 0.013% of baby boys were named Eldridge. It was #551 in rank then. The baby name has substantially dropped in popularity since then, and is today of irregular use. Within all boy names in its family, Eldridge was nevertheless the most popular in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Eldridge include Eldrege, Eldric, Eldrich, Eldrick, Eldrige, Eldrydge, and Eldryge.

† English pronunciation for Eldridge: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; JH as in "joy (JH.OY)"

A famous person named Eldridge is Activist Eldridge Cleaver, born Leroy Eldridge Cleaver 31 August 1935 - 1 May 1998, Wabbaseka, Arkansas.


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