Last name: ALDEN

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ALDEN : This last name is indexed 108,808 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ALDEN : 1: English: from a Middle English personal name. This is either Aldwin Aldin (representing Old English Ealdwine with loss of -w-) or Middle English Alwin with an intrusive -d- (see Alwin) or Aldan a variant of the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Healfdene (see Haldane).2: Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in western Norway so named because of its situation below a high mountain Alden from an unattested word ‘high standing out’.

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