Arden Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from the district of Arden in Warwickshire or from Arden in North Yorkshire. Both place names are derived from a Celtic word meaning ‘high’, and are cognate with Ardennes, name of a forested region on the borders between northeastern France and eastern Belgium.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Harden, Barden, Alden, Carden, Aden, Warden, Marden, Ardon, Maren

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Arden Family Origin

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Arden Family Occupations

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  • School

    45%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Farmers Son

    9%
  • Mechanician

    9%

In 1881, School, Farmer and Farmers Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arden. A less common occupation for the Arden family was Mechanician. The most common Arden occupation in Canada was School. 45% of Arden's were Schools.

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Arden Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Arden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Arden in 1947 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arden

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