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Origins Available: English
The surname Arden was first found in Limousin
, where this ancient family has held a family seat
from very early times.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ardant, Ardante, Ardent, Ardans, Ardan, Ardent, Arden, Ardens, Arddant, Arddante, Arddent, Arddans, Arddan, Ardenne, Arddent, Ardden, Arddens, Ardente and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arden research. Another 330 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1101, 1453, 1568, and 1849 are included under the topic Early Arden History in all our PDF Extended History products
Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Arden Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Arden Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Hen Arden, who arrived in Virginia in 1638
- Henry Arden, who landed in Virginia in 1638
- Robert Arden, who settled in Virginia in 1638
- Robt Arden, who arrived in Virginia in 1638
- Robert Arden, who landed in Virginia in 1642
Arden Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- German Arden, who arrived in New York in 1796
- John Arden, who landed in Mississippi in 1798
- Edwin Hunter Pendleton Arden (1864-1918), American actor, theatre manager, and playwright
- John R. Arden, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1988, 1990
- Hunter Arden, American politician, Independent Candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 2008
- Tom Arden (1961-2015), pen name of David Rain, Australian-born, British science fiction and fantasy writer, best known for his Orokon five volume saga
- Mark Arden (b. 1956), English comedian and actor
- The Rt Hon. Lady Mary Howarth Arden DBE (b. 1947), Baroness Mance, British judge
- John Arden (b. 1930), award-winning English playwright
- Richard Pepper Arden PC, KC (1744-1804), 1st Baron Alvanley, British barrister and politician
- Donald Arden, Archbishop of Central Africa
- Eve Arden (1908-1990), born Eunice M. Quedens, American Academy Award nominated actress, best known high school teacher in the classic Our Miss Brooks (radio and television)
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto. Motto:
Omnibus solis virtutibus ardensMotto Translation:
All the virtues of burning
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- De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
The Arden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Arden Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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