Alder boy

First name origins & meanings:

  1. Middle English: Type of birch tree
  2. Old English: Revered one
  3. Old English: Old

First name variations: Elder, Aldus, Aldair, Eldred, Elder

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: topographic name for someone living by an alder tree (Middle English al(d)re), or by a group of alders (the surname is often found in the plural form in Middle English).
  2. English: from a Middle English personal name, representing a falling together of two Old English names, Ealdhere ‘ancient army’ and Æ{dh}elhere ‘noble army’.
  3. German: variant of Alter.
  4. Translation of Swedish Ahl.
  5. Translation of Finnish Leppanen.

This name appears in the following lists: Flowers and Trees

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