Type Surname (from location)
Usage English (British)
Other Forms FormsBeaden, Beadon
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Contributor Contrib.earthnut on 10/23/2015
Probably means "from Beeden", a village near Newbury in Berkshire. Ultimately coming from either Old English byden, meaning "shallow valley", or from the pre 7th century personal name Bucge with the suffix dun, meaning "hill of Bucge".