[ 2 syll. au-den, aud-en ] The baby boy name Auden is pronounced as AO-DehN †. Auden is used predominantly in English. It is derived from Old English and Scandinavian origins. The name is best known from the poet W.H. Auden (Wystan Hugh Auden, 1907-1973).
In addition, Auden is a variation of the name Alden (English).
Auden is also a variation (English) of the name Audun (English and Scandinavian).
The origin and meaning of Auden is inherited by all variant forms.
See also the related category scandinavian.
Auden is not popular as a baby boy name. It is not listed within the top 1000. In 2018, among the family of boy names directly related to Auden, Alden was the most widely used.
† Pronunciation for Auden: AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Auden is Wystan Hugh Auden, Poet, born 21 February 1907 - 29 September 1973, York, England.