Tilden name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tilden mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tilden

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International Interest
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  1. United States tennis player who dominated men's tennis in the 1920s (1893-1953)

Notable Persons Named Tilden

Notable Persons Named Tilden

Tilden "Happy" Campbell

Tilden was born in 1908 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Tilden is also known as Campbell and Happy. He passed away on February 23rd, 1963.

Tilden Smith

Tilden Smith is a co-ceo and co-founder and international pet solutions. Tilden was born on September 28th, 1990 in Southern California.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tilden

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tilden

Samuel J. Tilden

Samuel J. Tilden was a Governor of New York. His career lasted from 1875 to 1876. Samuel was born on February 9th, 1814 in New Lebanon, New York, US. He died on August 4th, 1886.

Bill Tilden

Bill Tilden was a tennis player. Bill was born on February 10th, 1893 in Philadelphia. He passed away on June 5th, 1953.

Brad Tilden

Brad Tilden is a president of alaska airlines, alaska airlines, and president ofalaska airlines. He has had major accomplishments since 2008. Brad was born in Issaquah, Washington, U.S.

Freeman Tilden

Freeman was born on August 22nd, 1883. He died on May 13th, 1980.

Leif Tilden

Leif Tilden is a director, actor, and writer. He was most active from 1990 to present. Leif was given the name David Leif Tilden on March 20th, 1964 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

John Henry Tilden

John Henry Tilden was a in the field of medicine. John was born on January 21st, 1851 in Van Burensburg, Illinois. He breathed his last breath on September 1st, 1940.

  • Philip Tilden
  • Daniel Rose Tilden
  • Sir William Tilden
  • Guy Tilden
  • Josephine Tilden

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tilden U.S.
  White 88.63% 64.26%
  African American 1.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 4.62% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tilden

People with the last name Tilden are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Tilden

  • How Popular is the name Tilden? Tilden is the 9,829th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tilden was the 15,833rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tilden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,168 babies born with the first name Tilden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tilden to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tilden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Tilden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tilden is Sunday, July 5th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Tilden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tilden was in 2019 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Tilden Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tilden is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Tilden: The name spelled backwards is Nedlit. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Idtlen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tilden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,838 people with the last name Tilden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tilden? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tilden as their last name since less than 1 person in 161k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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