Bladen Family History
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Bladen Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Bladon in Oxfordshire or Blaydon in Tyne and Wear (formerly in County Durham). The first takes its name from a pre-English name (of uncertain origin and meaning) of the Evenlode river; the second is named with Old Norse blár ‘cold’ + Old English dun ‘hill’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press