Name: Alden

Origin and Meaning of the Name Alden

  • Meaning:
    Old friend
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (AL din)
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Miscellaneous Info for Alden

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Transferred use of surname. John Alden was one of the passengers on the 'Mayflower', and his son, also called John, was accused during the Salem witch trials.

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