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What does Snowden mean?

Snowden Pronunciation of Snowden [snow-den] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Snowden is "snowy peak". Place name: the name of a mountain in Wales. Also a title name: the Earl of Snowden was the late Princess Margaret's ex-husband.

Associated with: old english, earl (noble).


Snowden has 1 variant: Snowdon.

Creative forms:
(male) Sanden, ..

(female) Snowne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Snowden Maximus (S.M.), ..

How popular is Snowden?

Snowden is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#3081 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Snowden was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #1624 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Boden, Borden, Bowden, Bowen, Broden, Cobden, Colden, Forden, Godden, Golden, Gorden, Holden, Howlen, Jorden, Rowen, Royden, Selden, Sellden (see Seldon), Shelden, Slayden, Snider, Snyder, Soren, Swen and Worden. Like Snowden, these names are not commonly used.

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