Other Origin(s):German, Norse, Scottish
Meaning:To hold; Half Dane, half Danish; Estate on a hill or enclosure in the hollow/nook
Halten is a masculine name with a fleet of possible origins. As a British surname, Halten could mean “estate on the hill” or “enclosure in the hollow/nook” as a form of Halton. Halten could also be a variant of the Scottish surname Halden, from the Old Norse Halfdanr, meaning “half Dane” or “half Danish” if you wish to honor baby’s ancestry. Finally, Halten may simply derive from the Old High German word halten, meaning “to hold.” No matter which aspect of Halten appeals to you, its warm vowels follow today’s naming trends while maintaining a distinct identity of its own.
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