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pinWhat does Elden mean?

Elden /el-den/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Elden is "old friend". Variant of Alden. Also possibly means "valley of the elves".


Elden has 5 variants: Eldin, Eldon, Eldwin, Eldwyn and Elton.

Affiliated boy name: Aldwin.

Elden has 8 more different relations via Alden: Al, Aldan, Aldin, Aldwin, Aldwyn, Aldwynn, Alwine and Eldwynn.

Kreatif forms: Eldenne, Erden. [more]

pinHow popular is Elden?

Elden is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1215 out of 1220, Top 100%) but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#41448 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Elden for boys. Elden entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak rank of #572 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elden name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Elden and associated names. Al, Alden (#715 the previous year), Eldon and Elton are the popular varying forms of Elden listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these boy names reached its most widespread during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.5728%) and is now much lower (usage 0.057%, down 90%), with the versions Al, Elden, Eldon and Elton becoming less trendy. Alden (#715) is the most fashionable name for newborns among these, with this name going through a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elden, Al, Alden, Eldon, Elton in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Elden is pronounced similarly to Aldon, Walden and Welden. Other suggested similar baby names are Eaden, Eden, Eiden, Elder and Elven. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elden.