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What does Alten mean?

Alten Pronunciation of Alten as a boys' name is an Old English name, and Alten means "old town". Alten is a variant form of Alton (Old English).

ASSOCIATED WITH Al-, -en, old english, old


VARIANTS Elton, Allton


(male) Alpen, ..

(female) Alwen, ..

Alten Nathaniel (A.N.), ..

How popular is Alten?

Alten is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#55237 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Alten (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Alton (#1232 VIA LATEST LIST), Elton, Alston and Aldon. Usage of these forms of Alten was widespread a century ago (ADOPTION OF 0.11%) and has become significantly less since (ADOPTION 0.01%, 92.9%). (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Alten is pronounced similarly to Ellton, Walton, Welton and Wilton. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aaren, Ahren, Aiken, Airen, Aitan, Alan, Alann, Alban, Alben, Albern, Albin, Albyn, Aldan, Alden, Aldin, Alec, Aled, Alek, Alen, Alfey, Alger, Algey, Alin, Allan, Allen, Allex, Alleyn, Allin, Allyn, Aloin, Alon, Alpin, Alsten, Altaer, Alter, Altman, Alto, Aluin, Alun, Alven, Alvin, Alvyn, Alwin, Alwyn, Ameen, Anteo, Anton, Antun, Aren, Arjen, Arlen, Arllen, Arren, Arsen, Arte, Asen, Aspen, Aston, Atef, Auden, Austen, Ayden, Ayken, Bolten, Dalten, Elven, Glen, Milten (see Milton), Osten, Paten and Sten. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alten.

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