Iden Family History
Iden Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place called Iden Green in Benenden, Kent, or Iden Manor in Staplehurst, Kent, or from Iden in East Sussex. All these places are named in Old English as ‘pasture by the yew trees’, from ig ‘yew’ + denn ‘pasture’. North German: metronymic or patronymic from the personal name Ida.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press