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Elrod Early Origins



The surname Elrod was first found in Prussia, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the region from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Elrod became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

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Elrod Spelling Variations


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Elrod Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Elrod, Ellrod, Elrodt, Ellrodt, Elroyd, Allrod, Alrod, Allrodt, Elrat, Elrad, Elradt, Ellrad, Elroot, Ellroot, Ellroodt and many more.

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Elrod Early History


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Elrod Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Elrod research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1704, 1759, and 1763 are included under the topic Early Elrod History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Elrod Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Elrod Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Elrod Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Dider Elroot settled in New York in 1709; John Elrat settled in New York in 1854.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Elrod (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Elrod (post 1700)



  • Richard J. Elrod (1934-2014), American jurist, sheriff, and legislator, Member of the Illinois House of Representatives in 1969
  • Hal Elrod, American motivational keynote speaker, bestselling author, and success coach
  • Samuel Harrison Elrod (1856-1935), American politician, was the 5th Governor of South Dakota
  • Scott Elrod (b. 1975), American actor
  • Jennifer Walker Elrod (b. 1966), federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals
  • Jonathan "Jon" Robert Elrod (b. 1977), American attorney and politician
  • James Whittington Elrod (b. 1954), former American football linebacker
  • Patricia N. Elrod, American novelist specializing in urban fantasy
  • Henry Talmage Elrod (1905-1941), United States Marine Corps aviator. He was the first aviator to be awarded the Medal of Honor, for his heroism in the defense of Wake Island during World War II

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Suggested Readings for the name Elrod


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Suggested Readings for the name Elrod



  • The Elrod Family and Allied Lines of Douthit, Riddle, Douglas and Redenbaugh Families by Pauline Walters.

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Elrod Family Crest Products


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Elrod Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Elrod Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Elrod Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 11 December 2015 at 13:20.

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