Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Arabic (Rare)
Scripts بن لادن (Arabic)
Other Forms FormsBin-Laden, Bin Ladin
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 5/20/2018
Means "son of Laden", from a name derived from Arabic لدن (ladin) meaning "soft, mellow". It was most notoriously borne by Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden (1957-2011), though it is also the surname of an wealthy upper-class Saudi family (of which the former is descended from).