Alden: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Alden

Alden

Pronunciation: AHL-din (key)

Origin of the name Alden:

Transferred use of the surname derived from the Old English Aldwine, a compounding of the elements ald (old) and wine (friend).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Familiar English surname used mostly for boys, but 10-20% of Aldens are girls today.

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John Alden, early settler of Massachusetts who arrived on the Mayflower.

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