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Walden meaning and name origin
Walden \wa(l)-den\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Walden is "wooded valley". Place name. Also possibly a variant of Old German names with Wald-, such as Walter. Literary: Thoreau's book and the pond "Walden".
Walden has 3 variant forms: Waldenn, Waldi and Waldon.
For more information, see also the related name Waldo.
Baby names that sound like Walden are Welden, Alden, Elden, Walton and Weldon.
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Popularity of Walden
Walden is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1080 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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