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Gaden Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from a short form of a compound name formed with god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’. English (Severn Valley): unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Gade, Galen, Aden, Naden, Laden, Vaden, Kaden, Garden, Baden, Olden

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Gaden Family Origin

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Gaden Family Occupations

What did your Gaden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gaden family was Merchant. Clerk and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gaden. The most common Gaden occupation in Canada was Clerk. 33% of Gaden's were Clerks.

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  • Clerk

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Merchant

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gaden ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gaden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gaden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaden census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gaden. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gaden. For the veterans among your Gaden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaden Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaden lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gaden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gaden in 1960 was 49, and 91 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaden ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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