Name Arden Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Arden


Arden is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Arden thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Arden?

Arden is an English name, which derived from a surname, which originates in an English place name. In Shakespeare’s play “As You Like It” there is a forest that bears the name Arden.

What does the name Arden mean?

Arden means “high” or “highland” (from Brythonic “ardu”). Besides, it is similar to “ardent” or “fiery” (see also Latin “ardere” = burning) and is considered to mean “valley of the eagle” or “great forest”.

Pronunciation of Arden

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Popularity of the name Arden

The name Arden is ranked #6231 overall.

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