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What does Aldan mean?

Aldan Pronunciation of Aldan as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Aldan is "old friend". Aldan is an alternate spelling of Alden (Old English): surname used as a given name.

ASSOCIATED WITH Al-, -dan, old english, old, friend


VARIANTS Eldwynn, Eldwyn, Eldwin, Eldin, Elden, Aldwynn, Aldwyn, Aldwin, Aldin


(male) Ardan, ..

(female) Aldand, ..

Aldan Bastian (A.B.), ..

How popular is Aldan?

Aldan is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#148244 out of 150436, Top 99%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Al, Alden (#720 FROM RECENT DATA) and Elden are the popular alternative forms of Aldan (NOT RANKED) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Aldan was well-received a century ago (USAGE OF 0.05%) and is now much reduced (USAGE 0.02%, DOWN 62%), with forms like Al becoming less trendy. Alden is the most trendy birth name in this list. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al, Alden, Elden in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Aldan is pronounced similarly to Aldon, Aldwinn, Eldon, Walden, Waldon, Welden and Weldon. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abdal, Abran, Adal, Adan, Adao, Addam, Adin, Adnan, Adon, Aedan, Ahran, Ahsan, Aidan, Aidano, Aiden, Aidyn, Alan, Alano, Albain, Alban, Albano, Albyn, Aldis, Aldo, Alen, Alexan, Alga, Alia, Allain, Allan, Allin, Allyn, Aloin, Alon, Alpin, Alten, Altman, Alton, Aluin, Alva, Alvan, Alvar, Alvin, Alvyn, Alwin, Alwyn, Alyn, Aran, Arda, Ardian, Ardon, Arnan, Arran, Athan, Auban, Avidan, Aydan, Ayden, Aydin, Ayman, Edan, Eidan, Elan, Elian, Elkan, Meldan, Roldan and Sloan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aldan.

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