Auden - boys name

Auden name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 67%

Auden name meaning:

The name Auden is of English origin and has both Old English and Scandinavian roots. It is primarily used as a masculine name and is becoming increasingly popular in recent years. The meaning of the name Auden is often associated with strength, power, and creativity.

One interpretation of the name Auden is derived from the Old English word "eald," meaning old or noble, and "wine," meaning friend or protector. This suggests that the name Auden signifies a person who is a noble and loyal friend, one who possesses qualities of reliability and trustworthiness.

Another possible meaning of Auden is derived from the Scandinavian roots, where "auðr" means wealth, prosperity, or fortune. In this sense, the name Auden could represent someone who is fortunate or blessed, perhaps with material wealth or a rich inner life.

Overall, the name Auden carries connotations of strength, nobility, loyalty, and prosperity. It is a name that exudes a sense of power and creativity, making it a fitting choice for parents looking for a strong and distinctive name for their son.

Origin: English

Old friend.


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Overall UK ranking: 1595 out of 4789

15 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Auden

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