Origin: Norwegian, English
Meaning: from Old Norse Eldríðr meaning “fire beautiful” or “beautiful fire” from elements eldr “fire” and fríðr “beautiful”.
It could also come from Old English Æðelþryð meaning “noble strength” from English elements Æðel “noble” and þryð “strength”. It could also be the Old Norse orm of Eldrit, the Frankish form of masculine Hildifrid meaning “battle,fight/peace, friendship” from elements hild “battle, fight” and frid “peace, friendship”.
Eldrid could also be a variant spelling of masculine Eldred meaning “old counsel”.
Variants: Eldríðr (f, Old Norse); Eldred (m, English)