US Popularity:1238
Meaning:old friend
British in origin, Alden is a boy's name meaning "old friend." Rooted in the Old English word Ealdwine, Alden is a rare title, though certainly one of the oldest. And while these attributes tie in beautifully to this name's tender translation, you may also be warmed to discover Alden is often bestowed to a wisened companion. Rare, sage, and everlasting, this sweet name is a wonderful intention to gift your little one and those that share their path.

Alden Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Alden is currently #895 on The Bump
Boy:Alden is currently #235 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Alden is currently #1238 in U.S. births
Boy:Alden is currently #432 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 91
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Alden

  • Behind the Name, Alden, June 2019

  • Behind the Name, Ealdwine, January 2022

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