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What does Alda mean?

Alda Pronunciation of Alda [al-da] as a girls' name is pronounced AHL-dah. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Alda is "old, prosperous". Feminine of Aldo and Otto.

Associated with: old, prosperous (wealthy).


Alda has 10 variants: Aldabella, Aldana, Aldara, Aldea, Aldene, Aldina, Aldine, Aldona, Aleda and Alida.

Creative forms:
(female) Alca, Aloda, ..

(male) Alad, Aldio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alda Raleigh (A.R.), ..

How popular is Alda?

Alda is a very popular first name for women (#1455 out of 4276, Top 34%) and a slightly less popular last name for both adults and children (#117538 out of 150436, Top 78%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Alda reached its top rank of #534 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alda name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alda outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Aldea, Aldine, Aldona, Aleda, Alida and Otto are the popular related forms of Alda. Usage of these relations of Alda was at its most widespread 115 years ago, but now, versions like Alda have become less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alda, Aldea, Aldine, Aldona, Aleda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alida, Otto in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alda and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alda is pronounced similarly to Allda, Awilda, Elda, Oleda, Walda, Wallda, Welda, Wellda, Wilda, Willda and Wylda. Other recommended names are Ada, Adda, Aida, Ala, Alaida, Alba, Alea, Aleida, Aleta, Alfa, Alia, Alidah, Alidia, Alita, Alla, Alleda, Allida, Allta, Allyda, Alma, Alta, Altha, Alva, Alya, Alyda, Alydah, Anda, Arda, Auda and Ayda. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alda.

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