Arden - boys name

Arden name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 79%

Arden name meaning:

The name Arden is of English origin and has multiple meanings and interpretations. One interpretation is that it is derived from the Old English word "arde" or "earde," which means "eagle valley." In this context, Arden symbolizes strength, power, and freedom, embodying the majestic qualities associated with eagles. It conjures imagery of a vast and beautiful landscape, with soaring eagles ruling over their domain.

Arden can also be seen as a variant of the name "Ardon," which has Hebrew origins and means "bronze" or "descendant of Ardon." This interpretation suggests a connection to the metal bronze, symbolizing durability, resilience, and endurance.

Overall, the name Arden holds connotations of strength, power, and resilience. It evokes a sense of natural beauty and freedom, reminiscent of the eagle's domain. Whether derived from Old English or Hebrew, the name Arden carries a sense of enduring strength and independence.

Origin: English

Eagle valley.


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Overall UK ranking: 985 out of 4789

30 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Arden

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