Surnames Bedin and Beden
Bedin is derived in USA from different nationalities.
Could you tell me the origin please?

Thank you!
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Not sure ...a guess ...there is a German word for "both", which is beide or beiden ...
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Beden does have a German look - telephone directories might confirm this.
There is an entry for Bedin at According to this, Bedin in Italy belongs to Vicenza and Padua. The meaning is uncertain, probably a patronymic derived from some obscure Norman or Celtic given name. The name Beda is mentioned. Bedini and Bedino occur elsewhere in Italy.
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