[ 2 syll. wal-den, wa-ld-en ] The baby boy name Walden is pronounced as VAA-LDehN or WAA-LDehN †. Walden has its origins in the Old English language, and it is used largely in English and German. Walden's meaning is 'child of the forest valley'.
Another variant of the name is the diminutive form Waldy.
Walden is not popular as a baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Walden: V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Walden is Singer Bobby Darin, born Walden Robert Cassotto, May 14, 1936 - December 20, 1973, Bronx, New York.