Home > Golden


What does Golden mean?

Golden Pronunciation of Golden [gold-en] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the name Golden means "little golden one". Golden is a variant form of Golding (Old English): author of "Lord of the Flies".

Associated with: old english, little, golden.


1 relation via Golding: Goldman.

Creative forms:
(male) Goldan, ..

(female) Goldna, Goldni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Golden Zeke (G.Z.), ..

How popular is Golden?

Golden is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#648 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Golden reached its highest rank of #616 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Golden name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Golden is pronounced similarly to Goldewin, Goldewyn, Goldwin, Goldwinn, Goldwyn and Goldwynn. Other suggested similar names are Alden, Belden, Boden, Bolten, Borden, Bowden, Cobden, Colden, Coldin, Collden (see Colden), Collen, Colten, Elden, Forden, Galen, Galten, Galton, Galven, Gillen, Glen, Godden, Godin, Gordan, Gorden, Gordon, Goren, Gorren, Gorten, Halden, Holden, Jorden, Kelden, Kolten, Malden, Melden, Nolen, Roldan, Royden, Selden, Tilden, Walden, Welden and Worden. These names tend to be more commonly used than Golden.

See names
in meaning and etymology.