Elden

First Name
6k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
440
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Elden

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Elden means "Gateway to god" and is of English origin.

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Wiktionary

Equivalent to eld +‎ -en. Compare Middle English elden, ealdien (“to age, grow older”). More at eld.

elden was also found in the following language(s): Swedish

Notable Persons Named Elden

Elden Henson is an actor. Elden was given the name Elden Ryan Ratliff on August 30th, 1977 in Rockville, Maryland, U.S.

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Elden Campbell is a basketball player for the Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Lakers, Charlotte Hornets, New Orleans Pelicans, Seattle SuperSonics, and Brooklyn Nets. His career lasted from 1990 to 2005. Elden was born on July 23rd, 1968 in Los Angeles.

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Elden Auker was a baseball player. Elden was born on September 21st, 1910 in Norcatur, Kansas. He passed away on August 4th, 2006.

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Elden was born on July 12th, 1904 in Winterset, Iowa. He died on December 13th, 1960.

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Elden Curtiss is a christian bishop. His career lasted from 1993 to 2009. Elden was born on June 16th, 1932 in Baker City, Oregon.

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His military service ended in 1944. Elden was born on February 13th, 1921. He breathed his last breath on June 3rd, 1944.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Elden

John was born on July 2nd, 1967.

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Marte was born on July 4th, 1986 in Levanger.

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How popular is the baby name Elden in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1884 6 0 6
1889 9 0 9
1892 6 0 6
1894 5 0 5
1896 7 0 7
1897 7 0 7
1898 8 0 8
1899 8 0 8
1900 8 0 8
1901 7 0 7
1903 7 0 7
1904 8 0 8
1905 7 0 7
1906 6 0 6
1907 15 0 15
1908 5 0 5
1909 11 0 11
1910 13 0 13
1911 17 0 17
1912 42 0 42
1913 46 0 46
1914 72 0 72
1915 93 0 93
1916 123 0 123
1917 91 0 91
1918 124 0 124
1919 110 0 110
1920 129 0 129
1921 123 0 123
1922 141 0 141
1923 127 0 127
1924 141 0 141
1925 135 0 135
1926 119 6 113
1927 128 0 128
1928 102 0 102
1929 123 0 123
1930 104 0 104
1931 113 0 113
1932 96 0 96
1933 81 0 81
1934 133 0 133
1935 123 5 118
1936 80 0 80
1937 95 0 95
1938 85 0 85
1939 84 0 84
1940 84 0 84
1941 70 0 70
1942 71 0 71
1943 80 0 80
1944 61 0 61
1945 59 0 59
1946 66 0 66
1947 76 0 76
1948 49 0 49
1949 53 0 53
1950 49 0 49
1951 41 0 41
1952 58 0 58
1953 45 0 45
1954 48 0 48
1955 55 0 55
1956 59 0 59
1957 60 0 60
1958 51 0 51
1959 57 0 57
1960 36 0 36
1961 36 0 36
1962 40 0 40
1963 33 0 33
1964 35 0 35
1965 35 0 35
1966 29 0 29
1967 28 0 28
1968 28 0 28
1969 35 0 35
1970 19 0 19
1971 20 0 20
1972 21 0 21
1973 27 0 27
1974 18 0 18
1975 17 0 17
1976 18 0 18
1977 18 0 18
1978 20 0 20
1979 15 0 15
1980 14 0 14
1981 18 0 18
1982 14 0 14
1983 12 0 12
1984 7 0 7
1985 14 0 14
1986 20 0 20
1987 14 0 14
1988 11 0 11
1989 7 0 7
1990 16 0 16
1991 11 0 11
1992 19 0 19
1993 17 0 17
1994 18 0 18
1995 11 0 11
1996 15 0 15
1997 20 0 20
1998 14 0 14
1999 10 0 10
2000 15 0 15
2001 14 0 14
2002 13 0 13
2003 15 0 15
2004 27 0 27
2005 31 0 31
2006 22 0 22
2007 31 0 31
2008 25 0 25
2009 18 0 18
2010 29 0 29
2011 27 0 27
2012 32 0 32
2013 31 0 31
2014 36 0 36
2015 38 0 38
2016 45 0 45
2017 42 0 42

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Popularity of Elden as a first name

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Popularity of Elden as a last name

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Common last names for Elden

  • Smith
  • Miller
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Anderson
  • Nelson
  • Clark
  • Baker
  • White
  • Thomas

Common first names for Elden

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Elden U.S.
  White 92.27% 64.26%
  African American 2.73% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.82% 16.26%

Of Last Name Elden

People with the last name Elden are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Elden

  • How Popular is the name Elden? Elden is the 3,511th most popular name of all time. As a last name Elden was the 48,060th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Elden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,616 babies born with the first name Elden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elden to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Elden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elden is Tuesday, October 22nd, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Elden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elden was in 1922 with a total of 141 babies.
  • Random Elden Factoid: According to the 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elden ranks 104th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 9 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1930.
  • Weird things about the name Elden: Your name in reverse order is Nedle. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ndele. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Elden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 440 people with the last name Elden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Elden? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Elden as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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