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Eldred

[el-drid] /ˈɛl drɪd/
noun
1.
a male given name: from Old English words meaning “old” and “counsel.”.
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Word Origin and History for Eldred

masc. proper name, from Old English Ealdred, literally "great in counsel," from eald "old, great" (see old) + ræd "advice, counsel" (see read (v.)).

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