Meaning and name origin
Carden \c(a)-rden, car-den\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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 not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3533 out of 88799, Top 4%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Carden for boys (2014 statistics).