Last name: ELSON

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ELSON : This last name is indexed 26,785 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ELSON : 1: English: habitational name from any of the places called Elson in Hampshire or Shropshire. The former is from the Old English personal name Æthelswīth (composed of the elements æthel ‘noble’ + swīth ‘strong’) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure settlement’; the latter from the Old English personal name Elli (see Ellington) + Old English tūn ‘settlement’ or dūn ‘hill’.2: English: possibly an altered form of Elston.3: Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish male personal name Elye from Hebrew Eliyahu ‘Elijah’ (see Elias).

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