Last name origins & meanings:
- Swedish (Nordén): ornamental name formed with
norr, nord ‘north’ + the common surname suffix
-én, from Latin -enius.
- North German
and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places
so called in East Friesland, Schleswig-Holstein, and former East
Prussia. The German surname may have arisen as a topographic name from
a field so named because of its northerly aspect.
- Dutch: patronymic from Nord 3.
- English: habitational name
from a minor place name, probably Norden in West Alvington, Devon, or
possibly Norton Green in Stockbury, Kent.
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