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CONTRIBUTOR: LMS on 6/10/2016
Meaning & History
Habitational name from places so named in Hampshire, Northumbria, and Norfolk. The first of these is named from Old English Edlingaham
‘homestead (Old English ham) of the people of Edla
’, a personal name derived from a short form of the various compound names with a first element ead
‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’; the others may have the same origin or incorporate the personal name Ella