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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arden

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Alt. Meaning

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

D is for dandy, a description of you!

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

Notable Persons Named Arden

Arden Cho is a model, actress, and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Arden was born on August 16th, 1985 in Amarillo, Texas, U.S.

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Arden Myrin is a comedian. Arden was born on December 10th, 1973.

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Arden was born on August 7th, 1927.

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Arden was born on July 9th, 1917 in Gilbert, West Virginia. Arden is also known as Enoch Arden Mounts. He breathed his last breath on March 4th, 2003.

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Arden was born on August 4th, 1947.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Arden

Eve Arden was an actress. Her career lasted from 1928 to 1928. Eve was given the name Eunice Mary Quedens on April 30th, 1908 in Mill Valley, California, U.S. She left this life on November 12th, 1990.

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Elizabeth Arden was a businesswoman: cosmetics and racehorse owner/breeder. Elizabeth was given the name Florence Nightingale Graham on December 31st, 1878 in Woodbridge, Ontario. She left this life on October 18th, 1966.

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Michael Arden is an actor and singer. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to 2003. Michael was given the name Michael Jerrod Moore on October 6th, 1982 in Midland, Texas, United States.

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Don Arden was a businessman, author, music manager, publicist, agent, impresario, talent manager, and talent agent. He was most active from 1954 to 1986. Don was given the name Harry Levy on January 4th, 1926 in Cheetham Hill. He breathed his last breath on July 21st, 2007.

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Jann Arden is a pop music singer-songwriter. She plays Guitar and Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to 1992. Jann was given the name Jann Arden Anne Richards on March 27th, 1962 in Calgary.

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Dale Arden is a comics character.

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How popular is the baby name Arden in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 5 0 5
1886 5 0 5
1887 5 0 5
1890 6 0 6
1892 6 0 6
1895 5 0 5
1897 5 0 5
1898 8 0 8
1899 11 0 11
1901 5 0 5
1902 7 0 7
1903 12 0 12
1904 7 0 7
1905 11 0 11
1906 9 0 9
1907 7 0 7
1909 8 0 8
1910 17 0 17
1911 19 0 19
1912 48 0 48
1913 49 0 49
1914 63 5 58
1915 99 6 93
1916 81 0 81
1917 116 0 116
1918 114 0 114
1919 91 5 86
1920 112 0 112
1921 111 0 111
1922 124 0 124
1923 122 0 122
1924 139 0 139
1925 110 0 110
1926 100 0 100
1927 138 9 129
1928 153 39 114
1929 161 63 98
1930 226 90 136
1931 178 56 122
1932 162 48 114
1933 150 36 114
1934 188 42 146
1935 156 38 118
1936 164 35 129
1937 158 40 118
1938 158 17 141
1939 159 32 127
1940 131 27 104
1941 140 25 115
1942 125 15 110
1943 138 18 120
1944 114 23 91
1945 107 15 92
1946 107 31 76
1947 137 25 112
1948 108 22 86
1949 97 23 74
1950 100 20 80
1951 85 22 63
1952 87 21 66
1953 112 30 82
1954 92 22 70
1955 85 24 61
1956 87 24 63
1957 91 26 65
1958 91 22 69
1959 93 25 68
1960 82 25 57
1961 83 26 57
1962 63 18 45
1963 71 26 45
1964 59 19 40
1965 45 16 29
1966 42 11 31
1967 37 12 25
1968 55 16 39
1969 51 17 34
1970 47 12 35
1971 39 14 25
1972 32 11 21
1973 27 6 21
1974 40 15 25
1975 31 6 25
1976 26 7 19
1977 19 0 19
1978 28 11 17
1979 29 12 17
1980 26 10 16
1981 18 7 11
1982 23 11 12
1983 34 14 20
1984 29 14 15
1985 38 20 18
1986 39 24 15
1987 44 23 21
1988 44 16 28
1989 46 27 19
1990 39 25 14
1991 46 25 21
1992 56 36 20
1993 81 63 18
1994 103 78 25
1995 101 75 26
1996 81 64 17
1997 102 79 23
1998 121 92 29
1999 125 97 28
2000 140 105 35
2001 152 122 30
2002 175 143 32
2003 215 158 57
2004 210 159 51
2005 204 147 57
2006 205 148 57
2007 246 167 79
2008 289 219 70
2009 237 167 70
2010 248 193 55
2011 253 178 75
2012 299 223 76
2013 308 239 69
2014 339 245 94
2015 392 300 92
2016 380 275 105
2017 346 225 121

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Popularity of Arden as a first name

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Popularity of Arden as a last name

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Common last names for Arden

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Anderson
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Nelson
  • Williams
  • Clark
  • Thompson
  • Turner
  • Davis
  • Thomas

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arden U.S.
  White 90.96% 64.26%
  African American 2.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.92% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.74% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arden

People with the last name Arden are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Arden

  • How Popular is the name Arden? Arden is the 2,198th most popular name of all time. As a last name Arden was the 13,933rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Arden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,655 babies born with the first name Arden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arden to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Arden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arden is Friday, April 19th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Arden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arden was in 2015 with a total of 300 babies.
  • Random Arden Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arden is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Arden: Your name in reverse order is Nedra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Adrne. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,167 people with the last name Arden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arden? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Arden as their last name since less than 1 person in 137k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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