When Ernest Alfred Elden was born on 2 July 1886, in Bradford, Penobscot, Maine, United States, his father, Charles Elden, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth M Ferguson, was 19. He married Alberta Jean Astle on 20 October 1909, in Houlton, Aroostook, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1910. He died on 12 December 1911, in Maine, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Charleston, Penobscot, Maine, United States.
Norwegian: habitational name from a farm so named, from a river name derived from Old Norse eldr ‘flame, fire’, possibly with ironic reference to the icy coldness of the water.
English: habitational name from Elveden (Suffolk), from Old English elf ‘elf’ + denu ‘valley’.
English: perhaps a variant of Eldon .