The name Elder in Ireland is usually of immigrant origin having been brought into the Province of Ulster by settlers from England, especially during the seventeenth century. The name means 'senior'. It is in Counties Derry and Donegal that the majority of descendants of this name can today be found.

Origen: Escocés. Elder was first used as a surname by the descendants of a people of ancient Scottland called the Boernicians. Elder is a name for a person who was the elder of two people, bearing the same name. Elder is a nickname surname, which belongs to the category of hereditary surnames. Nicknames form a broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, and can refer directly or indirectly to one's personality, physical attributes, mannerisms, or even their habits of dress. Members of the Elder family were originally found in Edinburghshire, where they had been settled prior to the Norman Conquest of England, in 1066.

Variantes: Elder, Elders, Eldar, MacNoravaich y otros.

Motto Translated: With virtue for guide.



Robert Fraser Elder & Effie Hay ( modificado el 19.03.2017 )
Singles / Others / Otros / Elder ( modificado el / modified on 19.03.2017 )
William Elder & Mary Elder ( modificado el 19.03.2017 )