Meaning and Name Origin
Carden \c(a)-rden, car-den\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Carden) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Carden is "wood carder". Occupational name. Carding is the part of the wool production process when the wool is combed to remove impurities. Other names from the wool-making process are Shepherd, Shearer, and Weaver.
Carden is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#3533 out of 88799, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Carden for boys. Carden has not made it into the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)