Last name: EDEN

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EDEN : This last name is indexed 110,725 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

EDEN : 1: English: from the Middle English personal name Edun Old English Ēadhūn composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity wealth’ + hūn ‘bear-cub’.2: English: habitational name from Castle Eden or Eden Burn in County Durham both of which derive from a British river name meaning ‘water’ recorded by the Greek geographer Ptolemy in the 2nd century in the form Ituna.3: East Frisian North German and Dutch (Groningen): genitivized patronymic from the personal name Ede or Edo.4: German: habitational name from any of several places mainly in Bavaria and Austria so named from Middle High German œde ‘wasteland’ + the dative suffix -n.5: Dutch: variant without the preposition van ‘from’ of Van Eden.

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