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Arden is an English baby name that comes from either Celtic (meaning “high”) or Latin (meaning “valley of the eagle”). Arden is a fairly uncommon name that is solidly unisex. Arden has a peaceful, nature-loving sound to it that deserves more love.

Meaning of the Name Arden

Arden is an English unisex baby name that derives either from pan-Celtic meaning “high” or from Latin meaning “valley of the eagle”. Arden is the name of several locations in England.

Eagles were a prominent symbol to the ancient Romans and used as the standard for the Roman legion. Eagles also held religious significance.

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Nicknames for Arden

Arden evokes feelings of peace and nature. If you're looking for a nickname for the Arden in your life, we've compiled a list of fun options to help get you started and inspired. However, feel free to come up with a nickname that is unique to their own individual personality.

Arden Name Details

Style: Modern

Gender: Neutral

Pronunciation: AHR-dən

Syllables: Two

Alternative Spelling for Arden

  • Ahrden
  • Ardyn
  • Ardin

Arden Name Popularity

According to the Social Security Administration, Arden is a unique unisex baby name. Arden was briefly popular as a girl’s name in the 1930’s and again from 2015 to 2019. As a boy’s name Arden was popular from 1900 to 1957.

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Great Middle Names for Arden and Their Meanings



Famous People Named Arden

  • Arden Cho (American actress)
  • Arden Rose Ricks (American YouTube vlogger)
  • Arden Myrin (American actress)
  • Elizabeth Arden (Canadian-American businesswoman)
  • Arden (television, “Down the Shore”)
  • Arden (literature, “Eve” by Anna Carey)
  • Squire Edgar Arden (literature, “Squire Arden” by Margaret Oliphant)
  • Dr. Arden (television, “American Horror Story: Asylum”)
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