Iden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place called Iden Green in Benenden, Kent, or Iden Manor in Staplehurst, Kent, or from Iden in East Sussex. All these places are named in Old English as ‘pasture by the yew trees’, from ig ‘yew’ + denn ‘pasture’. North German: metronymic or patronymic from the personal name Ida.

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


Similar surnames: Eden, Ide, Aden, Oden, Iwen, Osen, Iley, Eiben, Uden, Olden

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Iden Family Origin

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Iden Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    50%
  • Tailoress

    50%

In 1881, the most common Iden occupation in Canada was Labourer. 50% of Iden's were Labourers. Labourer and Tailoress were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Iden.

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Iden Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Iden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Iden in 1957 was 73, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Iden

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