Meaning and Origin of: Iden

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from a place called Iden Green in Benenden, Kent, or Iden Manor in Staplehurst, Kent, or from Iden in East Sussex. All these places are named in Old English as ‘pasture by the yew trees’, from īg ‘yew’ + denn ‘pasture’.
  • North German : metronymic or patronymic from the personal name Ida.