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Alden Name Popularity

How popular is the name Alden? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 425 17 0.0046%
1912 430 43 0.0085%
1913 495 41 0.0072%
1914 531 51 0.0073%
1915 446 109 0.012%
1916 443 120 0.0124%
1917 452 117 0.0117%
1918 482 114 0.0106%
1919 489 110 0.0105%
1920 493 115 0.0103%
1921 454 143 0.0125%
1922 496 117 0.0105%
1923 489 120 0.0107%
1924 470 134 0.0115%
1925 508 107 0.0095%
1926 469 125 0.0114%
1927 570 83 0.0075%
1928 478 124 0.0116%
1929 513 96 0.0093%
1930 542 85 0.0081%
1931 489 97 0.0098%
1932 476 107 0.0108%
1933 602 57 0.0061%
1934 545 81 0.0084%
1935 716 36 0.0037%
1936 578 64 0.0066%
1937 568 68 0.0069%
1938 620 56 0.0055%
1939 634 50 0.0049%
1940 596 64 0.006%
1941 757 33 0.0029%
1942 671 52 0.0041%
1943 655 57 0.0044%
1944 665 48 0.0039%
1945 686 44 0.0036%
1946 802 31 0.0021%
1947 671 65 0.0039%
1948 837 30 0.0019%
1949 1,020 17 0.0011%
1950 909 24 0.0015%
1951 818 37 0.0022%
1952 761 45 0.0026%
1953 850 34 0.0019%
1954 1,085 16 0.0009%
1955 804 44 0.0024%
1956 771 51 0.0027%
1957 997 24 0.0012%
1958 961 27 0.0014%
1959 841 41 0.0022%
1960 889 34 0.0018%
1961 988 25 0.0013%
1962 1,234 11 0.0006%
1963 835 42 0.0023%
1964 1,126 15 0.0009%
1965 1,029 20 0.0012%
1966 1,023 19 0.0012%
1967 1,152 12 0.0008%
1968 996 21 0.0014%
1969 1,238 12 0.0008%
1970 1,149 20 0.0013%
1971 1,350 11 0.0007%
1972 0 0%
1973 1,490 7 0.0005%
1974 1,412 10 0.0008%
1975 1,156 20 0.0016%
1976 1,554 8 0.0006%
1977 0 0%
1978 1,338 15 0.0011%
1979 1,582 10 0.0007%
1980 1,225 23 0.0016%
1981 1,395 15 0.001%
1982 1,072 33 0.0022%
1983 1,728 7 0.0005%
1984 976 41 0.0028%
1985 1,103 33 0.0022%
1986 1,077 36 0.0024%
1987 1,399 19 0.0012%
1988 1,113 41 0.0026%
1989 1,273 32 0.002%
1990 1,024 63 0.0038%
1991 1,380 29 0.0018%
1992 1,110 54 0.0034%
1993 1,324 34 0.0022%
1994 1,024 69 0.0045%
1995 1,013 76 0.005%
1996 1,024 72 0.0048%
1997 1,042 75 0.0051%
1998 823 131 0.0088%
1999 1,068 77 0.0051%
2000 897 124 0.0081%
2001 1,023 97 0.0064%
2002 947 118 0.0079%
2003 743 192 0.0126%
2004 738 203 0.0133%
2005 827 177 0.0116%
2006 829 193 0.0123%
2007 823 207 0.0131%
2008 961 148 0.0096%
2009 856 195 0.013%
2010 826 204 0.0142%
2011 855 188 0.0132%
2012 757 244 0.0171%
2013 708 275 0.0193%
2014 691 300 0.0206%
2015 709 284 0.0195%
2016 651 345 0.0239%
2017 638 342 0.0245%
2018 627 353 0.0257%
2019 611 384 0.0284%

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Names Like Alden

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What names are variants of Alden?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Al
Aldan

Old friend

English

Aldin

Old friend

English

Aldwin

Old friend

English

Aldwyn

Old friend

English

Aldwynn

Old friend

English

Alwine

Old friend

English

Elden

Ella's hill

English

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Eldin

Old friend; Ella's hill

German

Eldwin

Old friend; Ella's hill

English

Eldwyn

Old friend; Ella's hill

English

Eldwynn

Old friend

English


What names sound like Alden?

If you like how Alden sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Alden.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Aldon

Old one, elder; old town

Italian

Alten

Old town

English


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