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in 2010

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

Fun Facts about the name Alden

  • How many people with the first name Alden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,679 babies born with the first name Alden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alden to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Alden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alden is Sunday, October 2nd, 1864.
  • What year had the most people named Alden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alden was in 2015 with a total of 340 babies.
  • Random Alden Factoid: According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alden ranks 95th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 5 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1928.
  • Weird things about the name Alden: Your name in reverse order is Nedla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aldne. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,748 people with the last name Alden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alden? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Alden as their last name.
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Popularity of Alden as a last name

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Common last names for Alden

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Anderson
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Clark
  • Wilson
  • Nelson
  • Taylor
  • Thompson
  • Campbell
  • Olson
  • White

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alden U.S.
  White 90.99% 64.26%
  African American 1.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.81% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.69% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alden

People with the last name Alden are most frequently White

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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.

English

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.

  1. A male given name

Notable Persons With the Name Alden

Alden Ehrenreich

Alden Ehrenreich is an actor. He was most active from 2005 to present. Alden was given the name Alden Caleb Ehrenreich on November 22nd, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Peter North

Peter North is an influential human. Peter was given the name Alden Brown on May 11th, 1957 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Alden Richards

Alden Richards is a television presenter, model (people), actor, singing, tv host, model, and singer. Alden was given the name Richard Reyes Faulkerson Jr. on January 2nd, 1992 in Santa Rosa, Laguna.

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Alden Nowlan

Alden Nowlan was a journalist, poet, novelist, playwright, and author. Alden was given the name Alden Albert Nowlan on January 25th, 1933 in Stanley, Nova Scotia. He breathed his last breath on June 27th, 1983.

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Alden McLaughlin

Alden McLaughlin is a Leader of the People's Progressive Movement, Member of the Legislative Assembly for the District of George Town, Premier of the Cayman Islands, Leader of the Opposition, Leader of thePeople's Progressive Movement, and Member of theLegislative Assembly(ML. He was most prominent from 2013 to 2013. Alden was born on September 6th, 1961 in George Town, Cayman Islands.

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Alden W. Clausen

Alden W. Clausen was an office holder. Alden was born on February 17th, 1923 in Hamilton, Illinois. He passed away on January 21st, 2013.

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  • Alden Penner
    (musician)
  • Alden Partridge
    (norwich university)
  • Alden Brooks
    (noteworthy individual)
  • Alden J. Blethen
    (important individual)
  • Alden Knipe
    (college coach)
  • Alden Pasche
    (important individual)
  • Alden Marin
    (poet)
  • Alden Glenwood Glauch
    (noteworthy somebody)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Alden

Jr. John Alden

Jr. John Alden was a sea captain, merchant, and shipmaster. Jr. was born as the child of John Alden, Priscilla Alden, and Given name in 1922 in Plymouth Colony. He left this life in 1925.

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Norman Alden

Norman Alden was an actor. He was most prominent from 1957 to 2006. Norman was given the name Norman Adelberg on September 13th, 1924 in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S. Norman is also known as Norm Alden. He passed away on July 27th, 2012.

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Rick Alden

Rick Alden is a famous individual. Rick was born on July 4th, 1964.

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Mary Alden

Mary Alden was an actress. She was most prominent from 1913 to 1937. Mary was born on June 18th, 1883 in New York City, New York, U.S. She left this life on July 2nd, 1946.

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Edwin Hyde Alden

Edwin Hyde Alden was a congregational church minister, played on little house on the prairie by dabbs greer, congregational church, little house on the prairie (tv series), congregational churchminister, and played on little house on the prairie bydabbs greer. Edwin was born on January 14th, 1836 in Windsor, Vermont. He left this life on May 6th, 1911.

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Howard Alden

Howard Alden is a jazz musician. He plays Seven-string guitar and Banjo. His most notable accomplishments were from 1973 to present. Howard was born on October 17th, 1958 in Newport Beach, California, United States.

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What does the name Alden mean?

Ais for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

Lis for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Dis for dandy, a description of you!

Eis for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Nis for narrator, tell many stories

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