Meaning:Old, venerable counsel
Eldred is a masculine name of Old English and Anglo-Saxon origins, from Ealdred, meaning “old, venerable counsel.” This high-minded title has been used as a surname and personal name throughout the centuries but has recently been hiding from the spotlight. Eldred as a surname may come from the place name Aldreth, meaning “landing-place by the alders.” As a unique boy’s name, Eldred gives mystical Arthurian vibes and implies a wise druid with much to teach the world. If baby is just a magic wand away from being a powerful wizard, Eldred lends a graceful appellation sure to help them on their way.
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