Haddon Family History

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Haddon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places, in Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, and Devon, named with Old English h?ð ‘heathland’, ‘heather’ + dun ‘hill’, or from Haddon in Cambridgeshire, which is probably named from the Old English personal name Headda + dun.

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

Similar surnames: Hatton, Halton, Harden, Hodsdon, Hadden, Hayton, Seddon, Rawdon

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Haddon Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Haddon name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Haddon. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Haddon Family Origin

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Haddon Family Occupations

What did your Haddon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Haddon occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Haddon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Haddon family was Hostler. Farmer, Dress Maker and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haddon.

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  • Farmer

  • Dress Maker

  • Fisherman

  • Hostler


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

Haddon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Haddon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haddon 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Haddon. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Haddon. For the veterans among your Haddon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haddon Life Expectancy

What is the average Haddon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Haddon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Haddon in 1944 was 19, and 78 in 2004.

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