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Gender: M Meaning of Walden: "valley of the Welsh" Origin of Walden: English

Walden is a recent entrant to the en-ending boys' names trend, a name that summons up placid images of Thoreau's two-year stay contemplating nature near Walden Pond.

A quite different image came into being when Walden was chosen as the name for Ashton Kutcher's character in "Two and a Half Men"--internet billionaire Walden Schmidt. It is also a Harry Potter name, via wizard Walden Macnair.

Famous People Named Walden

Walden Robert Cassotto, birth name of American singer Bobby Darin

Pop Culture References for the name Walden

Walden Schmidt, Ashton Kutcher's character in "Two and a Half Men"
Walden Pond, area in Massachusetts that inspired Henry David Thoreau's "Walden"