Elwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name, most probably from a place in Dorset, named from Old English h?l ‘omen’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’; the reference is presumably to pagan river worship. Two minor places with this name in Devon are probably named as ‘elder-tree spring’, from Old English ellern ‘elder tree’ + well(a). The surname is now found chiefly in the West Midlands. Compare Halliwell.

List of People with Surname Elwell

As far as we found, there are a total of 3,757 people with the surname Elwell. Among these people surnamed Elwell, there are around 408 different names, with an average of 9 people sharing the same name. William Elwell, John Elwell and James Elwell are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Elwell, with 60, 60 and 60 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that California has the greatest number of people surnamed Elwell, with a total of 329 people, and there are a total of 182 different names among these people. Maine is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Elwell, with a total of 311 people and an average of 174 different names.