What does Athelstan mean?
Athelstan [athel-stan] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Athelstan is "noble stone". Used by Anglo-Saxon royalty and revived somewhat by Sir Walter Scott's use of it in "Ivanhoe". Now rare.
(female) Middle name pairings:
Athelstan Braydon (A.B.), ..
How popular is Athelstan?
Athelstan is an uncommon first name for men and also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Athelstan has not been ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Abelson, Ahsan, Allston, Alsten, Alstin, Alston, Ashlan, Athan, Athens, Atherton, Christan, Destan, Phelan, Thorstan and Thurstan. Like Athelstan, these names are not frequently used.See names in meaning and etymology.