- John,1599?–1687, Pilgrim settler in Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1620.
- a male or female given name: from an Old English word meaning “old friend.”
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The Border Patrol has already doubled in size since 2006, and has faced "real recruiting challenges," Alden notes.In Tiny Ajo, Arizona, Border Patrol Agents Are Living the Dream
Terry Greene Sterling
September 22, 2013
Alden sat down at the table and began to carve a roasted chicken.
You must not marry me under your own name, but under that of Alden Lytton.
And as Laura emerged from the room she was caught in the arms of her brother Alden.
So Alden bent his steps to the house of the Episcopal minister at Charlottesville.
To Alden, who knew the false-hearted beauty so well, all this was surprising.