Last name origin & meaning:
English: habitational name from places in Cambridgeshire, Kent,
Northumbria, and North Yorkshire; most are so named from Old English
Ellingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated
with Ella’, a short form of the various compound names with a
first element ælf ‘elf’, but the one in Kent has its first
element from the Old English byname Ealda meaning ‘old’.
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