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Bawden Name Meaning

English: from a late variant of the Norman personal name Baldwin or a variant of Bowden .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bowden, Basden, Boden, Hayden, Alden, Barden, Burden, Bardon, Hawken

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Where is the Bawden family from?

You can see how Bawden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bawden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bawden families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 81 Bawden families living in Ontario. This was about 78% of all the recorded Bawden's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bawden families in 1911.
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What did your Bawden ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Bawden. 43% of Bawden men worked as a Farmer and 45% of Bawden women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bawden were Mason and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Merchant
  • Mason

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Bawden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bawden census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Bawden. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bawden. For the veterans among your Bawden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bawden lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bawden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bawden in 1949 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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