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Aldous Origin and Meaning

The name Aldous is a boy's name of English origin meaning "old".

Aldous has long been associated with British writer Huxley, author of Brave New World. So many of these rare British names are starting to be reconsidered by the literary or hipster crowds and this one, considering its pedigree, deserves the renewed interest.

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Famous People Named Aldous

  • Aldous HuxleyEnglish writer, best known for his novel "Brave New World"
  • Aldous HardingNew Zealand female singer,songwriter

Aldous in Pop Culture

  • Dr. Aldous Leekiecharacter in "Orphan Black"
  • Aldous Snowcharacter in "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" and "Get Him to the Greek"
  • Aldous Raeburncharacter in "Marcella" by Mrs Humphry Ward
  • Aldous Vanderboomcharacter in the Cube Escape and Rusty Lake series. (Alias Mr. Crow)