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Alder family

There are 5,492 people with the Alder surname on MyHeritage.com
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Where do people with the Alder surname come from:
Great Britain
 (48%)
USA
 (37%)
Australia
 (4%)
Canada
 (3%)
Switzerland
 (2%)
New Zealand
 (0.9%)
Ireland
 (0.6%)
Germany
 (0.6%)
Argentina
 (0.3%)
Italy
 (0.3%)
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The meaning of the name Alder:
  1. English: topographic name for someone living by an alder tree (Middle English al(d)re), or by a group of alders (the surname is often found in the plural form in Middle English).
  2. English: from a Middle English personal name, representing a falling together of two Old English names, Ealdhere ‘ancient army’ and Æ{dh}elhere ‘noble army’.
  3. German: variant of Alter.
  4. Translation of Swedish Ahl.
  5. Translation of Finnish Leppanen.
Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, Mar 2003
Most popular first names with surname Alder:
Albert Alder   Alfred Alder   Alice Alder   Ann Alder   Anna Alder   Annie Alder   Edwin-F Alder   Elizabeth Alder   Frank Alder   George Alder   James Alder   John Alder   Mary Alder   Thomas Alder   William Alder  
Family sites on MyHeritage with the last name Alder:
Alder - Matthews Web Site, 12 members
alder andrade Web Site, 10 members
Alder Web Site, 4 members
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