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Halden Surname Origin

(Locality). A contraction of Haledon, a place in Northumberland, England, from the Saxon halig, holy, and dun, a hill; a place where Oswald got the victory of Cadwallader, the Briton, and from this circumstance was called the Holy Hill, and also the Heavenly Field.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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