Alden Name Meaning & Origin
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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