Alden Family History
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Alden Name Meaning
English: from a Middle English personal name. This is either Aldan, a variant of Healfdane (see Haldane), or Aldine, Old English Ealdwine, literally ‘old friend’, but probably to be interpreted as ‘friend of the past’. Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in western Norway, so named because of its situation below a high mountain.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Olden, Alder, Elden, Walden, Olsen, Allen, Arden, Almen, Aden, Lien