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Carden (boy)

What does Carden mean?

Carden Pronunciation of Carden 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, wood (tree), occupational


VARIANTS Card, Cardin, Cardon



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How popular is Carden?

Carden is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#3836 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Carden (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Shepherd (#718 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) and Weaver. Adoption of these forms of Carden is more pronounced among parents presently (ADOPTION OF 0.02%). Shepherd has been the most recognizable form. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shepherd, Weaver in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Arrden, Barde, Barden, Bardon, Barren, Barten, Borden, Cadan, Cade, Cadel, Cadyn, Caelen, Caide, Caiden, Cairde, Calder, Camdin, Carew, Carlsen, Carmel, Carmen, Carne, Carney, Caron, Carrey, Carsan, Carsen, Carson, Carter, Cayden, Caydin, Colden, Coren, Coridon (see Corydon), Coryden, Corydon, Darien, Darren, Eaden, Farren, Forden, Garen, Garwen, Gorden, Haden, Halden, Harben, Harden, Hardey, Hardon, Hardwen (see Hardwin), Harken, Harlen, Harmen, Hayden, Jaiden, Jayden, Kaeden, Kaiden, Kamden, Kayden, Larsen, Malden, Mardon, Mardyn (see Marden), Marsden, Marven, Naren, Paden, Parken, Tarren, Varden, Varten, Warren and Worden. These names tend to be more frequently used than Carden.

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