Ellender Family History
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Ellender Name Meaning
English: variant of Allender. Respelling of German Elender, a nickname for a stranger or newcomer, from Middle High German ellende ‘strange’, ‘foreign’, or a habitational name for someone from any of twenty places named Elend, denoting a remote settlement, as for example in the Harz Mountains or in Carinthia, Austria.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Blender, Lander, Linder, Ellenberg, Ellinger, Ellner, Sealander