Hedden Family History
Hedden Name Meaning
English: habitational name from various places such as Headon, Nottinghamshire, Hedon in East Yorkshire, and Heddon on the Wall and Black Heddon. Northumberland. The first is probably named from Old English heah ‘high’ + dun ‘hill’; the others have the same second element, combined with Old English h?þ ‘heath’, ‘heather’. North German (Frisian): variant of Hadden.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press