Elson Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Hampshire and Shropshire named Elson. The former is named from the Old English personal name Æ{dh}elswi{dh} (composed of the elements æ{dh}el ‘noble’ + swi{dh} ‘strong’) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the latter from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Elli (see Ellington) + Old English tun ‘settlement’ or dun ‘hill’. English: variant spelling of Ellson. Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish male personal name Elye, from Hebrew Eliyahu ‘Elijah’ (see Elias).

List of People with Surname Elson

Based on our public records, there are a total of 1,920 people with the surname Elson. Among these people surnamed Elson, there are approximately 263 distinct names, with an average of 7 people who share the same name. Robert Elson, James Elson and William Elson are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Elson, with 60, 30 and 30 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Ohio has the most people surnamed Elson, with a total of 253 people, and there are a total of 137 distinct names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Elson, with a total of 256 people and an average of 131 distinct names.