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Origin and popularity of the name HALDANE

Origin

Haldane : 1: Scottish: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Haldan (Old Norse Halfdanr Half(f)dan Anglo-Scandinavian Healfdene literally ‘half Dane’).2: Scottish: variant of Hadden.3: Scottish: shortened form of the Lanarkshire surname McCalden probably from Mac Haldan ‘son of Haldan’ with the same meaning as 1 above.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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    Variants of name HALDANE

    HALDEN