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What does Seldon mean?

Seldon Pronunciation of Seldon [sel-don] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Seldon is "willow valley". Place name.

Associated with: old english, willow (tree), valley.


Seldon has 3 variants: Selden, Sellden and Shelden.

Creative forms:
(male) Selson, ..

(female) Selken, Selsun, ..

Middle name pairings:
Seldon Greyson (S.G.), ..

How popular is Seldon?

Seldon is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#17186 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Seldon reached its peak position of #1316 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aldon, Belden, Beldon, Belldon (see Belden), Belton, Deleon, Delmon, Delon, Delron, Delton, Delvon, Eldon, Felton, Kelden, Keldon, Kelton, Kelvon, Kendon, Ledon, Leedon, Maldon, Meldan, Melden, Meldon, Mellon, Melvon, Nelson, Saladin, Salmon, Salton, Seaton, Seeton, Sefton, Selmo, Selwin, Selwyn, Seton, Sexton, Sheldin, Sheldon, Shelton, Tildon, Verdon, Waldon, Welden, Weldon, Welldon and Welton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Seldon.

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