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The name Alden is of Old English origin, and means old friend.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Alden has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Alden
Use of the Name Alden for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
9,365 3,307 2,168 1,789 1,023 501 250
The table below indicates the number of times the name Alden has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Alden
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18806419  
18817826  
18826928  
188352812  
18848496  
18859405  
18866968  
18877537  
18889206  
188963110  
189062910  
18916389  
18927499  
1893    
18947908  
18957958  
189672210  
18977269  
189850717  
18997169  
190070013  
190168310  
190274610  
190369911  
190451618  
190552619  
190664014  
190747124  
190847427  
190984212  
191086213  
191142047  
191243979  
191344493  
1914450113  
1915437154  
1916427175  
1917440165  
1918443181  
1919454167  
1920452180  
1921438194  
1922454184  
1923462176  
1924451183  
1925458172  
1926450183  
1927506142  
1928466169  
1929458164  
1930493145  
1931494134  
1932450157  
1933532114  
1934469145  
1935557106  
1936516119  
1937498132  
1938534119  
1939529117  
1940548116  
1941582103  
1942597110  
1943561127  
1944603103  
1945588106  
194675177  
1947608125  
194868298  
194975782  
195073886  
1951698100  
195271895  
195372796  
195475788  
195573597  
1956700110  
195781785  
195880287  
195979393  
196081986  
196183185  
196298460  
196382085  
196487975  
196584276  
196688766  
196791462  
1968    
196989972  
1970    
1971    
1972    
1973    
1974    
1975    
1976    
1977    
1978    
1979    
1980    
1981    
198298284  
1983    
1984    
198599185  
198695691  
1987    
1988    
1989    
1990949119  
1991    
1992    
1993    
1994    
1995929142  
1996913143  
1997938143  
1998783196  
1999989142  
2000853186  
2001961159  
2002905177  
2003723251  
2004735250  
Totals:  9,365 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Alden as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Alden appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 102 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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