Last name: ELDRIDGE

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All you have to know about the last name ELDRIDGE

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ELDRIDGE : This last name is indexed 79,350 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ELDRIDGE : English (southeastern): from the Middle English personal name Elrich or Eldrich variants of Alrich and Aldrich representing any one of three Old English personal names Æthelrīc Ælfrīc and Ealdrīc formed respectively from æthel- ‘noble’ ælf ‘elf sprite’ and (e)ald ‘old honored’ + rīc ‘ruler’ (see Aldridge). The name might also be a variant of Eldrett a variant of Aldred which often occurs in Middle English as Aldret and Eldret and might have been associated with Eldridge as a result of surname confusion.

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