Elder Name Meaning & Origin
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A variant of the Portuguese name Hélder, derived from the name of a Dutch town, Helder, meaning "clear."
Scottish surname derived from Old English ealdra, meaning "older". It was used as a nickname to distinguish between two people with the same name.
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Brazilian archbishop Dom Hélder Câmara.
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