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What does Haldane mean?

Haldane Pronunciation of Haldane [hal-dane] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Haldane) is of Scandinavian derivation, and the meaning of Haldane is "half Dane". Haldane is a variant form of Halden (Scandinavian): in ancient Britain.

Associated with: scandinavian.


Haldane has 1 variant: Haldan.

3 more relations via Halden: Halfdan, Halfdane and Halvdan.

Creative forms:
(male) Hadane, Haydane, ..

(female) Halda, Haldala, ..

Middle name pairings:
Haldane Oskar (H.O.), ..

How popular is Haldane?

Haldane is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#56526 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Haldane has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Haldane is pronounced similarly to Holden. Other suggested similar names are Beldene (see Belden), Blane, Cahane, Delane, Gaetane, Hadar, Haddan, Hadden, Haddin, Haddon, Haden, Hadlee, Hadon, Hagan, Haggan, Haidar, Hakan, Hale, Halen, Hallam, Halle, Hallen, Hallie, Halten (see Halton), Halton, Halvar, Halvard, Halward, Hamdani, Hanan, Hannan, Harden, Hardin, Harding, Hardinge, Hardon, Harkan, Harlan, Harland, Harman, Harmann, Hasan, Hasani, Hassan, Haydan, Haydar, Hayden, Haydn, Haydon, Haylan, Holman, Jardine, Kahane, Rashane and Sloane. These names tend to be more frequently used than Haldane.

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