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What does Warden mean?

Warden Pronunciation of Warden [war-den] as a name for boys is an Old English name, and Warden means "watchman". Warden is an alternate spelling of Ward (Old English): occupational name.

Associated with: old english.


Warden has 1 variant: Worden.

1 more alternative form via Ward: Warde.

Creative forms:
(male) Waren, ..

(female) Warney, Warver, ..

Middle name pairings:
Warden Jagger (W.J.), ..

How popular is Warden?

Warden is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#3028 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Warden (not ranked) is Ward. Other variants, like Worden, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Warden was at its apex a century ago (#288), but now, Ward has become somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ward in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Warden and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Warden is pronounced similarly to Arden, Ardin, Ardon and Arrden. Other recommended names are Barde, Barden, Bardon, Barren, Barten, Borden, Caden, Caiden, Camden, Carden, Cardin, Carsen, Cayden, Darien, Darren, Eaden, Farren, Forden, Garen, Garlen, Garmen, Garven, Garwen, Hadden, Haden, Harben, Harden, Hardey, Hardin, Hardon, Harlen, Harmen, Hayden, Jaden, Jaiden, Jaren, Jarren, Jorden, Kaeden, Kaiden, Kamden, Landen, Larren, Larsen, Malden, Mardel, Mardyn (see Marden), Marlen, Marsden, Marven, Naren, Parken, Rearden, Tarren, Varden, Varten, Wade, Walden, Waldenn (see Walden), Walder, Waldon, Wardell, Ware, Warley, Warner, Warren, Warrin, Warton, Waylen, Welden and Wharton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Warden.

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