Meaning of Alden

Al•den

Pronunciation: (ôl'dun), [key]
— n.
  1. 1599?–1687, Pilgrim settler in Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1620.
  2. a male or female given name: from an Old English word meaning “old friend.”
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