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Meaning and name origin

Golding \g(o)-ldi-ng, gol-ding\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Golding is "little golden one". Author of "Lord of the Flies", William Golding.


Golding has 2 variant forms: Golden and Goldman.


Golding is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4874 out of 88799, Top 5%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Golding and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Golden. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Golden in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Golding and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Godding, Goldwin and Goldwinn. Like Golding, these names are not commonly used.