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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- Nicknames for Alden
Al, Aldie, Ollie, Denny
- Meanings and history of the name Alden
In early american history we have John Alden (pilgrim) and his family and their settling of Duxbury, Massachusetts.
Old English name meaning "old friend"
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John Alden, Neil Alden Armstrong
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We are considering Alden as an honor to my husbands father Alfred and my father Dennis. I thought I made it up but then I googled it, and here it is.