Aldous is an English name with ties to German. This bold and brusque boy’s name has a meaning of, “old.” The name Aldous has not gained much popularity despite having seen the spotlight as the name of the author of Brave New World, Aldous Huxley.
The name Aldous has a formal
feel to it that may be off putting however it does offer the Italian variation which could also serve as a nickname, Aldo. The name Aldous is a fantastic replacement for names like Andrew and Allen to allow you to create a more formal sound but with old world charm and uniqueness that comes from a rare name.