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What does Ardene mean?

Ardene Pronunciation of Ardene [ar-dene] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Ardene is "great forest". Ardene is an alternate spelling of Ardelle: form of Ardith. Ardene is also a form of Arden (Latin).

Associated with: great, forest (tree).


Ardene has 3 variants: Ardeen, Ardin and Ardine.

10 more related forms via Ardelle, Arden: Arda, Ardelia, Ardelis, Ardell, Ardella, Ardena, Ardenia, Ardia, Ardis and Ardra.

Creative forms:
(female) Addene, Ardenea, ..

(male) Ardean, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ardene Octavia (A.O.), ..

How popular is Ardene?

Ardene is an uncommon first name for females. Ardene is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Arda, Ardelia, Ardell, Ardella, Ardelle, Arden (#912 in recent rankings) and Ardis are the popular variation forms of Ardene (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Ardeen, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Ardene was at its peak 95 years ago and has become much diminished since. Arden is more familiar than the rest, while Ardis used to be popular. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arda, Ardelia, Ardell, Ardella, Ardelle in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arden, Ardis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ardene and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ardene is alike in pronunciation to Wardine. Other recommended names are Adele, Aden, Adena, Adene, Adine, Adriene, Aidee, Aiden, Ailene, Aldene, Aldine, Aldyne, Alene, Allene, Andee, Andena, Andere, Andrene, Arakne (see Arachne), Ardea, Ardyce, Aren, Arena, Arene, Arete, Argene, Ariadne, Ariane, Ariele, Arinne, Arjane, Arlee, Arleene, Arlen, Arlena, Arlene, Arlenne, Arleyne, Arliene, Arline, Arluene, Arlyne, Armen, Armine, Armyne, Arthene, Artina, Arwen, Aryane, Athene, Audene, Aurene, Ayden, Aydenn, Byrdene (see Birdena), Erene, Erlene, Gerdene (see Geraldine), Irene, Nadene, Orlene and Undene. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ardene.

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