Elrod Name Meaning

Altered spelling of North German Ellrott, Ellrodt, perhaps a habitational name from Ellierode near Northeim, Lower Saxony, either of two places in Hesse named Ellingerode, or two lost places so named. In the U.S. this name is very frequent in GA, TN, and TX.

List of People with Surname Elrod

Based on our public records, there are a total of 7,220 people with the surname Elrod. Among these people surnamed Elrod, there are approximately 638 distinct names, with an average of 11 people who share the same name. Thomas Elrod, James Elrod and Lisa Elrod are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Elrod, with 60, 60 and 60 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Georgia has the most people surnamed Elrod, with a total of 1,331 people, and there are a total of 417 distinct names among these people. Tennessee is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Elrod, with a total of 768 people and an average of 349 distinct names.