The first element is either Scottish Gaelic aber (“river mouth”) or Pictish aber (“confluence”). The second element is Don (“river in Scotland”) (the site of Old Aberdeen). Written Aberdon circa 1187 and Aberden circa 1214.
- A port city in Scotland, on the North Sea.
- A former county in northeastern Scotland; see Aberdeenshire.
- A census-designated place in Florida
- A village in the State of Georgia
- A city in Idaho
- A census-designated place in Porter County, Indiana
- A city in eastern Maryland, home of the Aberdeen Proving Grounds.
- A city in Mississippi, and the county seat of Monroe County.
- A town in New South Wales
- A town in North Carolina
- A community in Nova Scotia
- A village in Ohio
- A community in Ontario
- A town in Saskatchewan
- A town in Eastern Cape, South Africa
- A city in northeastern South Dakota, USA, and the county seat of Brown County.
- A city in Washington
- Definitions 7 and 16 use the US pronunciation.
Aberdeen (plural Aberdeens)
- 2003, A. D. Mills, A Dictionary of British Place-Names, Oxford University Press (ISBN 0198527586)