Norden Family History
Norden Name Meaning
Swedish (Nordén): ornamental name formed with norr, nord ‘north’ + the common surname suffix -én, from Latin -enius. North German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places so called in East Friesland, Schleswig-Holstein, and former East Prussia. The German surname may have arisen as a topographic name from a field so named because of its northerly aspect. Dutch: patronymic from Nord 3. English: habitational name from a minor place name, probably Norden in West Alvington, Devon, or possibly Norton Green in Stockbury, Kent.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press