What does Arden mean?
Arden /ar-den/ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Arden) is pronounced AR-den. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Arden is "great forest". Literary: the Forest of Arden in Shakespeare's "As You Like It" was a magically beautiful place. Most famous in modern times as the surnames of cosmetics queen Elizabeth Arden and actress Eve Arden.
How popular is Arden?
Arden is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#13434 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is a comparison of the history of Arden and related names. Ardis is the only popular varying form of Arden (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of this relation of Arden was well-received among parents 94 years ago (usage of 0.501%) and has become significantly lower since. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Thinking of names?
Arden is alike in pronunciation to Ardine and Yordan. Other recommended similar baby names are Adan, Adde, Addey, Ade, Adeen, Adel, Aden, Adena, Adene, Adey, Adin, Adrien, Aidan, Aide, Aidee, Aiden, Aireen, Aldea, Aldene, Aleen, Ande, Andee, Andena, Anwen, Arda, Ardah, Ardea, Ardell, Ardia, Ardra, Ardys, Aren, Arena, Arene, Argene, Arie▼, Ariel▲, Arin, Arjean, Arlan, Arlea, Arlean, Arlee, Arleen▼, Arlen, Arlena, Arlene▼, Arlet, Arley, Arlyn, Armen, Arwen, Arwyn, Aryn, Aspen▲, Audan, Aude, Audene, Aven, Ayden, Aydenn, Breen, Bren, Carden, Eaden, Eden▲, Ireen, Iren, Jaden▼, Jorden, Treen and Wren▲. These names tend to be more commonly used than Arden.