What Does The Name Alden Mean?


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Alden is a masculine name. It is most commonly used as a first name and it is seldom used as a surname. It is of Old English origin. It means 'old friend'.

Alden is also a place name. In this context it may refer to the tree form the birch family 'Alder'. In the UK, there is a place called Alden Valley in Rosendale, England.
There are several places in the USA called Alden. There is an Alden in Iowa, Kansas, and Michigan etc.

There was even an American naval destroyer called the USS Alden. There is also a crater on the moon called Alden after Harold Alden, the American astronomer.

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