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Alden

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 9 0 9
1881 6 0 6
1882 8 0 8
1883 12 0 12
1884 6 0 6
1885 5 0 5
1886 8 0 8
1887 7 0 7
1888 6 0 6
1889 10 0 10
1890 10 0 10
1891 9 0 9
1892 9 0 9
1893 5 0 5
1894 8 0 8
1895 8 0 8
1896 10 0 10
1897 9 0 9
1898 17 0 17
1899 9 0 9
1900 13 0 13
1901 10 0 10
1902 10 0 10
1903 11 0 11
1904 18 0 18
1905 19 0 19
1906 14 0 14
1907 24 0 24
1908 28 0 28
1909 12 0 12
1910 13 0 13
1911 46 0 46
1912 79 0 79
1913 93 0 93
1914 113 0 113
1915 155 0 155
1916 174 0 174
1917 166 0 166
1918 181 0 181
1919 167 0 167
1920 180 0 180
1921 193 0 193
1922 184 0 184
1923 176 0 176
1924 188 5 183
1925 173 0 173
1926 183 0 183
1927 141 0 141
1928 171 0 171
1929 164 0 164
1930 146 0 146
1931 134 0 134
1932 158 0 158
1933 114 0 114
1934 144 0 144
1935 106 0 106
1936 126 6 120
1937 132 0 132
1938 119 0 119
1939 117 0 117
1940 116 0 116
1941 103 0 103
1942 112 0 112
1943 126 0 126
1944 105 0 105
1945 105 0 105
1946 79 0 79
1947 124 0 124
1948 96 0 96
1949 83 0 83
1950 89 0 89
1951 99 0 99
1952 95 0 95
1953 102 5 97
1954 87 0 87
1955 103 6 97
1956 119 9 110
1957 86 0 86
1958 87 0 87
1959 92 0 92
1960 86 0 86
1961 85 0 85
1962 60 0 60
1963 84 0 84
1964 76 0 76
1965 76 0 76
1966 66 0 66
1967 62 0 62
1968 54 0 54
1969 72 0 72
1970 59 0 59
1971 48 0 48
1972 44 0 44
1973 47 0 47
1974 45 0 45
1975 62 8 54
1976 43 0 43
1977 57 8 49
1978 58 5 53
1979 63 6 57
1980 57 0 57
1981 72 8 64
1982 91 7 84
1983 77 9 68
1984 92 14 78
1985 99 13 86
1986 97 6 91
1987 90 6 84
1988 113 19 94
1989 103 11 92
1990 128 9 119
1991 104 13 91
1992 134 18 116
1993 122 22 100
1994 134 18 116
1995 159 17 142
1996 161 18 143
1997 159 16 143
1998 221 25 196
1999 171 27 144
2000 212 26 186
2001 184 25 159
2002 203 25 178
2003 288 37 251
2004 298 41 257
2005 281 23 258
2006 280 31 249
2007 303 28 275
2008 250 28 222
2009 261 19 242
2010 276 25 251
2011 259 16 243
2012 319 25 294
2013 350 19 331
2014 355 20 335
2015 355 15 340

Want to know about the popularity of the Alden baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,679 babies born with the name Alden in the United States. That's more than enough Aldens to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Alden" was in 2015 with a total of 340 babies.

According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alden" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 5 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1920. Across the entire United States a total of 180 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Alden" mean? The list below shows the origins of Alden as well as things modernly associated with the name Alden such as celebrities named Alden.

Origin and Meaning of Alden

The name "Alden" is of English origin, and it means "Half Danish". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Alden

Alden And Harlow
Alden Ehrenreich
Alden Law Group
Alden Shoes
Alden Apartments Dc
Alden Park Apartments
Alden Theater
Alden Dc
Alden Richards

Alternative Meanings

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

L is for love, your love of life!

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Nedla". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Alend". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Alden born Jul 23, 2016

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Wales approximately on 1550. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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