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Walden Surname Origin
(Origin Saxon and German) A locational surname for a person who live in A wood or a woody place.
Surname Variations: Walden, Waldene, Waldern, Waldon
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.
Walden Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Walden family history than the origin of your surname:
A Walden Family History Thought:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes