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Meaning and Name Origin

Aldan \a-ldan, al-dan\ as a boys' name. Aldan's root is Old English, and the meaning of Aldan is "old friend". Aldan is a variation of Alden (Old English): surname used as a given name, though unusual. Rarely used as a given name for baby boys.


Aldan has 9 variants: Aldin, Aldwin, Aldwyn, Aldwynn, Elden, Eldin, Eldwin, Eldwyn and Eldwynn.

Aldan has 2 more related variations via Alden: Al and Alwine.


Aldan is a rare first name for males. Aldan is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Aldan and related names. Popular alternative forms of Aldan (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Al, Alden (#715 last year) and Elden. Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread during 1910-1919 and is now much lower, with the forms Al and Elden becoming less trendy. Alden (#715) is the most trendy birth name in this list, with this name having a rebound in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 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 and Eldon. Other suggested similar baby names are Adan, Aedan, Aidan, Alan, Alban, Allan, Alten, Altman, Alton, Alvan and Aydan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aldan.