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What does Worden mean?

Worden Pronunciation of Worden [wor-den] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and Worden means "watchman". Worden is an alternate spelling of Ward (Old English): occupational name.

Associated with: old english.


Worden has 1 variant: Warden.

1 more different relation via Ward: Warde.

Creative forms:
(male) Worde, Worren, ..

(female) Wornet, Worwin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Worden Yeshua (W.Y.), ..

How popular is Worden?

Worden is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#3662 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ward is the only popular related form of Worden (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Warden, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Worden was at its highest a century ago (#288), but now, Ward has gone out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Worden is alike in pronunciation to Arden, Ardin, Ardon and Arrden. Other recommended names are Barden, Boden, Borden, Bordin, Bordon, Bowden, Carden, Cobden, Colden, Corben, Coren, Coryden, Dorien, Dorren, Forde, Forden, Fordon, Godden, Golden, Gordan, Gorden, Gordon, Goren, Gorren, Gorten, Harden, Holden, Horten, Jordan, Jorden, Jordon, Jordyn, Joren, Jorgen, Kordel, Koren, Loren, Lorren, Marden, Morgen, Morten, Morven, Normen, Royden, Soren, Toren, Varden, Walden, Warren, Warton and Welden. These names tend to be more commonly used than Worden.

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