Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. EH-ling-tən  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the name of multiple towns in England. The town's name is derived from the masculine given name Ella (a short form of Old English names beginning with the elements ælf meaning "elf" or eald meaning "old") combined with tun meaning "enclosure, town".

Related Names

Given Name DescendantEllington(English)


Entry updated May 29, 2020