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What does Aldon mean?

Aldon Pronunciation of Aldon [al-don] as a boys' name has its roots in Old German and Old English, and the name Aldon means "old one, elder; old town". Aldon is an alternate spelling of Aldo (Italian, Old German). Aldon is also a variant of Aldous (Old German). Aldon is also used as a form of Alton (Old English).

Associated with: old english, old.


Aldon has 2 variants: Eldin and Eldon.

11 more related forms via Aldo, Aldous, Alton: Al, Aldis, Aldivin, Aldus, Alldo, Allton, Alston, Alten, Eldis, Eldous and Elton.

Creative forms:
(male) Asdon, Audon, ..

(female) Aldi, Aldoni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aldon Decker (A.D.), ..

How popular is Aldon?

Aldon is an unusual given name for men. Aldon is an equally unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Aldon was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its highest position of #1560 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Aldon appearing in the Top 2000 are Aldo (#617 the previous year), Alton (#1232), Eldon, Elton, Alston and Al. These forms of Aldon were popular as baby names during the years 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.18%) and are now much less conventional (adoption 0.03%, 83% less), with versions like Eldon becoming somewhat outmoded. Aldo is the most fashionable name for newborns in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aldon, Al, Aldo, Alston, Alton in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eldon, Elton in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Aldon is pronounced similarly to Aldan, Alden, Aldin, Aldwin, Aldwinn, Aldwyn, Aldwynn, Elden, Eldwin, Eldwyn, Walden, Waldon, Welden, Weldon and Welldon. Other suggested similar names are Aaron, Acton, Adan, Adin, Adnon, Ado, Adom, Adon, Aeson, Ahron, Aiden, Aimon, Alann, Alban, Alben, Albion, Alcot, Alen, Alfo, Alfons, Alfonz, Alin, Alison, Allan, Allon, Allyn, Aloin, Alon, Alsdon (see Alston), Alto, Alvan, Alven, Alvyn, Alwin, Alwyn, Alyn, Ammon, Amon, Andon, Andor, Anson, Anton, Ardon, Arion, Armon, Aron, Auden, Aydin, Aymon, Ayron, Beldon, Edon, Elon, Gidon, Ilon, Jadon, Keldon, Ledon, Odon and Seldon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Aldon.

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