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Meaning and Origin of: Bladen

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Knife, sword; glory

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : habitational name from Bladon in Oxfordshire or Blaydon in Tyne and Wear (formerly in County Durham). The first takes its name from a pre-English name (of uncertain origin and meaning) of the Evenlode river; the second is named with Old Norse blár ‘cold’ + Old English dūn ‘hill’.