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English (mainly U.S.): transferred use of the surname, which originated in the Middle Ages as a local name from a place in Northumbria. The place-name is recorded in the 13th century in the forms Eledene, Hellesden, Elisden, and Ellesden; it seems to derive from the genitive case of the personal name Elli + Old English denu valley.

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