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What does Eldin mean?

Eldin Pronunciation of Eldin [el-din] as a boys' name is of Old English and Old German origin, and the name Eldin means "old friend". Eldin is a version of Alden (Old English): surname used as a given name. Eldin is also a derivative of Aldous (Old German). Eldin is also used as a variation of Aldwin (Old English) and Elden (Old English).

Associated with: old english, old, friend.


Eldin has 12 variants: Aldan, Aldin, Aldon, Aldwinn, Aldwinne, Aldwyn, Aldwynn, Aldwynne, Eldon, Eldwin, Eldwyn and Eldwynn.

8 more alternative forms via Alden, Aldous, Aldwin, Elden: Aldis, Aldivin, Aldo, Aldus, Alwine, Eldis, Eldous and Elton.

Creative forms:
(male) Eidin, ..

(female) Eldinne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eldin Brysen (E.B.), ..

How popular is Eldin?

Eldin is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#129619 out of 150436, Top 86%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Alden (#720 last year), Aldo (#617), Aldon, Elden, Eldon and Elton are the prominent variation forms of Eldin (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Eldin were favored during the years 1920-1929 (median #613) and are now much less common (#1556, 67.8% less usage), with forms such as Eldon becoming less trendy. Alden and Aldo are two of the more fashionable birth names in this list. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alden, Aldo, Aldon, Elden, Eldon, Elton in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Eldin is pronounced similarly to Walden, Waldon, Welden and Weldon. Other suggested similar names are Adin, Alain, Albin, Aldrin, Alin, Allin, Alpin, Aluin, Alvin, Alwin, Ardin, Aydin, Blain, Bodin, Eaden, Eadin, Edan, Eddie, Eden, Edik, Edin, Edlin, Edon, Edun, Edvin, Edwin, Edyn, Eidan, Eiden, Eilgin, Eladio, Elan, Elder, Eldor, Eldrid, Elgin, Elgine, Eli, Elia, Elian, Elie, Elis, Eliu, Eljin, Elkan, Elli, Elman, Elmir, Eloi, Elois, Elon, Elsdon, Elven, Elvin, Elvio, Elvyn, Elwin, Elwinn (see Elvin), Elwyn, Emlin, Eoin, Erin, Ermin, Ernin, Erwin, Evin, Ewin, Flin, Glin, Kadin and Klein. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eldin.

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