- anglo saxon:
- english: Old friend, wise friend. Variant of Alvin. A surname derived from Aldwyn. Related to the Alder tree.
John Alden, Pilgrim and passenger on the Mayflower, the middle name of astronaut Neil Armstrong, Chris Alden, entrepreneur and blogger, Howard Alden, jazz guitarist, Ginger Alden, model and actress, the Alden family in The Boxcar Children children''s series.