First name origin & meaning:
German: Mighty raven
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements
walh ‘foreigner’ + hrafn ‘raven’.
- English: habitational name
from a place in Sussex named Waldron, from Old English w(e)ald
‘forest’ + ærn ‘house’, ‘dwelling’. The surname is now also
common in Ireland, especially in Connacht.
- English: This is the name of a prominent NH family, established there since
the 17th century. Richard Walderne (b. c. 1615) came to New England from Alchester, Warwickshire, England, about 1640 and settled at Dover, NH.
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