Meaning and Origin of: Waldron

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First name origins & meanings:

  • German : Mighty raven

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements walh ‘foreigner’ + hrafn ‘raven’.
  • English : habitational name from a place in Sussex named Waldron, from Old English w(e)ald ‘forest’ + ærn ‘house’, ‘dwelling’. The surname is now also common in Ireland, especially in Connacht.
  • English : This is the name of a prominent NH family, established there since the 17th century. Richard Walderne (b. c. 1615) came to New England from Alchester, Warwickshire, England, about 1640 and settled at Dover, NH.