Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Alder tree; Older
Alder is a gender-neutral name of German and English origin. In German, it’s a variant of Alter, an epithet meaning “older” that was used to distinguish between two people with the same name. In English, it refers to the alder tree. These large, majestic trees can be found in many places across the world, and their bark has many useful properties. If you’re looking for an earthy name to connect baby with nature, Alder is a great choice.
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