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Holden meaning and name origin

Holden \ho(l)-den\ as a boy's name is pronounced HOHL-den. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Holden is "deep valley". The hero of J.D. Salinger's novel "The Catcher in the Rye" is named Holden Caulfield.

Baby names that sound like Holden are Halden, Haldan and Halten. Other similar baby names are Colden and Golden.


Popularity of Holden

Holden is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#919 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Holden name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Holden with similar and related boy baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Holden name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Holden outside U.S.

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