What does Aldan mean?
Aldan [al-dan] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Aldan is "old friend". Aldan is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -an, of Alden (Old English): surname used as a given name.
(male) Ardan, Asdan, ..
(female) Aldanne, Aldant, .. Middle name pairings:
Aldan Graydon (A.G.), ..
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?with its source form and related boy names. 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. Below is a charted study of the popularity of the boy name Aldan and related names. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Aldan is pronounced similarly to Aldon, Aldwinn, Eldon▼, Walden, Waldon, Welden and Weldon▼. Other suggested similar 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.See names in meaning and etymology.