Walden Family History
Walden Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Kings Walden and Saint Pauls Walden (Hertfordshire) Saffron Waldon (Essex) Waldon in Milton Damerel (Devon) and Walden (North Yorkshire). The placenames derives from Old English walh ‘foreigner Briton serf’ (genitive plural wala) + denu ‘valley’. German: patronymic from Wald Americanized form of Norwegian Wolden or Volden .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022