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Loden Name Meaning

Dutch: from the Middle Dutch personal name Lodin, a pet form of Lodewijk, Dutch form of Ludwig. Swedish (Lodén): ornamental name composed of an unidentified first element + the adjectival suffix -én, from Latin -enius.

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


Similar surnames: Loren, Boden, Roden, Oden, Liden, Floden, Moden, Norden, Lodes, Luten

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Where is the Loden family from?

You can see how Loden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Loden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Loden families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Loden families living in Ontario. This was about 35% of all the recorded Loden's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Loden families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Loden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Loden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Loden. 24% of Loden men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Loden women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loden were Manager and New Worker.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farming
    5%
  • Manager
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    20%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • New Worker
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Loden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loden 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 725 immigration records available for the last name Loden. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Loden. For the veterans among your Loden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Loden lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Loden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Loden in 1952 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

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