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Gender: Male Meaning of Elden: "noble friend" Origin of Elden: English

The name Elden is a boy's name of English origin meaning "noble friend". Elden and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Friend or Friendly and discussed in our forums with posts like "2nd Small British Primary School".

From the experts:

This old-fashioned name looks like it could be on the edge of a revival, following in the footsteps of Alden and Auden.

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Famous People Named Elden

Elden Ryan Henson, American actor
Elden Jerome Campbell, American basketball player
Elden le Roy Auker, American baseball player

Pop Culture References for the name Elden

Eldan, Eldwin, Eldwyn, Eldin


lesliemarion Says:


Elden is an elder? An old-fashioned name certainly, but I like Belden and even Elder as names. Our children stay young for a VERY short time.

NaomiNY Says:


It's an okay name. One of my parents' friends is named Elden.

Not a name I personally would consider for a son, though.