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Meaning and name origin

Elden \e-lden, el-den\ as a boy's 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 variant forms: Eldin, Eldon, Eldwin, Eldwyn and Elton.

For more information, see also the related boy name Aldwin.


Elden is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1215 out of 1220, Top 100%) but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#40840 out of 88799, Top 46%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Elden for boys. Elden reached its highest rank of #572 in the U.S. in 1920-1929. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Elden and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alden (#715), Elton, Elden and Eldon. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

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