Walden 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 Walden mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Walden

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Walden is of German origin and means "Forester of the Black Forest".
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International Interest
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  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name
  3. A statutory town, the county seat of Jackson County, Colorado, United States.
  4. A village in Orange County, New York, United States.

Notable Persons Named Walden

Notable Persons Named Walden

Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin was a jazz, blues, rock, roll, pop music, swing music, and folk music musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, piano, drums, harmonica, and xylophone. His most notable accomplishments were from 1956 to 1973. Bobby was given the name Walden Robert Cassotto on May 14th, 1936 in East Harlem, New York City. He died on December 20th, 1973.

Walden Thoreau Schmidt

Walden Thoreau Schmidt is a ceo/founder of walden loves alan enterprises and list of internet entrepreneurs. Walden is also known as Sam Wilson.

Walden Bello

Walden Bello is a Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Akbayan Partylist, Professor of Sociology, Public Administration at University of the Philippines, Member of the Philippine House of Representatives fromAkbayanPartylist, and Public Administration atU. Walden was born on November 11th, 1945 in Manila.

Walden Lee Ainsworth

Walden Lee Ainsworth is a military person. His military service ended in 1948.

Walden Erickson

Walden Erickson was a football player for the Los Angeles Wildcats and Pottsville Maroons. Walden was born on September 3rd, 1902 in Seattle. He passed away in 1968.

Walden Alexis Vargas

Walden Alexis Vargas is a soccer player for the Atlético Huila and Deportivo Pasto. Walden was born on November 25th, 1984 in Barbacoas, Nariño.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Walden

Notable Persons With the Last Name Walden

The Lord Butler of Saffron Walden

The Lord Butler of Saffron Walden was an office holder. The was born on December 9th, 1902 in Attock. He breathed his last breath on March 8th, 1982.

Jennifer Walden

Jennifer Walden is a plastic surgeon. Jennifer was born on November 17th, 1971 in Austin, Texas.

Narada Michael Walden

Narada Michael Walden is a funk, pop music, rhythm, blues, dance-pop, soul music, quiet storm, and jazz musician. He plays Linn LM-1, LinnDrum, Oberheim DMX, and Roland TR-808. He has had major accomplishments since 1971. Narada was born on April 23rd, 1952.

Tsvia Walden

Tsvia was born on October 20th, 1946.

Greg Walden

Greg Walden is a Chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee and Chairman of theNational Republican Congressional Committee. Greg was born on January 10th, 1957 in The Dalles, Oregon.

Celia Walden

Celia Walden is a journalist, novelist, and critic. Celia was born on December 30th, 1975 in Paris.

  • Ricky Walden
    Snooker Player
  • The Lord Audley of Walden
    Lord Chancellor
  • Erik Walden
  • Jordan Walden
    Baseball Player
  • Alan Walden
    Talent Manager
  • Paul Walden
  • The Lord Howard de Walden
    Military Person
  • Frederick Ellis, 7th Baron Howard De Walden
  • Madison Miner Walden
  • Louise Walden
  • Ebenezer Walden
    List of Mayors of Buffalo
  • Juuso Walfrid Walden
  • DJ Jamad
    Disc Jockey
  • Edwin Walden
    Of Lynn

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Walden U.S.
  White 78.14% 64.26%
  African American 16.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.03% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.92% 16.26%

Of Last Name Walden

People with the last name Walden are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Walden

  • How Popular is the name Walden? Walden is the 9,269th most popular name of all time. As a last name Walden was the 1,435th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Walden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,284 babies born with the first name Walden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Walden 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 Walden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1908 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Walden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Walden is Thursday, June 18th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Walden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Walden was in 2018 with a total of 54 babies.
  • Random Walden Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Walden is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Walden: The name spelled backwards is Nedlaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ldanew. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Walden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 24,821 people with the last name Walden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Walden? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Walden as their last name.
  • Walden name meaning

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