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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Laden

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Lad"en
Loaded; freighted; burdened; as, a laden vessel; a laden heart.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Fill or place a load on
  2. Remove with or as if with a ladle
  3. Burdened psychologically or mentally ("laden with grief")
  4. Filled with a great quantity ("table laden with food" and "`ladened' is not current usage")

See lade.

laden was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Dutch, German, Low German, and Malay

Notable Persons With the Last Name Laden

Osama was given the name Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden on March 10th, 1957 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He died on May 2nd, 2011.


Omar bin Laden is a general contractor, businessperson, contractor, and businessman. Omar was born as the child of Osama bin Laden and Personal life of Osama bin Laden in 1981 in Sulaqan, Qom.


Hamza was born in 1991. Hamza is also known as bin Laden and Hamza bin Osama bin Muhammad bin 'Awad.


Salem bin Laden was a chairman of saudi binladin group, saudi binladin group, and chairman ofsaudi binladin group. Salem was born as the child of Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden on January 4th, 1946 in Jeddah. He breathed his last breath on May 29th, 1988.



Sa'ad bin Osama bin Muhammad bin 'Awad bin Laden is a military person.


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Popularity of Laden as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Laden U.S.
  White 85.81% 64.26%
  African American 7.30% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Laden

People with the last name Laden are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Laden

  • How Popular is the name Laden? Laden is the 37,786th most popular name of all time. As a last name Laden was the 31,329th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Laden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 92 babies born with the first name Laden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Laden to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Laden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Laden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Laden is Monday, July 7th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Laden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Laden was in 2005 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Laden: Your name in reverse order is Nedal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aedln. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Laden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 740 people with the last name Laden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Laden? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Laden as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.