Last name: STANDEN

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STANDEN : This last name is indexed 27,923 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

STANDEN : English: habitational name predominantly from Standen in Pendleton (Lancashire) and Standean in Ditchling (Sussex) but also from other places similarly named including Standen in East Grinstead (Sussex) Standen in Biddenden (Kent) Standen in Benenden (Kent) Upper and Lower Standen in Hawkinge (Kent) Standen (Berkshire Wiltshire Isle of Wight) and Standon (Devon Hampshire Hertfordshire Staffordshire). The Lancashire Hampshire and Wiltshire placenames as well as Standean in Ditchling (Sussex) derive from Old English stān ‘stone rock’ + denu ‘valley’; Standen in East Grinstead (Sussex) derives from Old English stān + denu or denn ‘pasture’; Standen in Benenden and Standen in Biddenden (Kent) derive from Old English stānig ‘stony rocky’ + denn; Standen in Hawkinge (Kent) derives from Old English stān + denn; the Berkshire Devon Hertfordshire Isle of Wight and Staffordshire placenames derive from Old English stān + dūn ‘hill’.

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