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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:

Celtic: high
Latin: valley of the eagle

Origin 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.

Symbolism of the name Arden:

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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Gender of the name Arden:

Arden is a name for both boys and girls.

Pronunciation of the name Arden:


Number of syllables in the name Arden:


Emotion evoked from the name Arden:

Arden evokes feelings of peace and nature.

Alternative spellings for the name Arden:

Ahrden, Ardyn

Nicknames for the name Arden:

  • Ari
  • Arty
  • Den
  • Denny
  • Dena 

Popularity of the name Arden:

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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Famous people with the name Arden:

  • Arden Cho (American actress)
  • Arden Rose Ricks (American YouTube vlogger)
  • Arden Myrin (American actress)
  • Elizabeth Arden (Canadian-American businesswoman)

Arden in popular culture:

  • 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”)