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Louden Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Loudoun near Cunningham in Ayrshire, named in Celtic as Lugunon ‘fort of Lugus’ (see Lyon 2). Scottish and English (chiefly Northumbria): variant of Lothian.

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


Similar surnames: Lowden, Couden, Loudin, Bowden, Rowden, Morden, Olden, Linden, Norden

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Where is the Louden family from?

You can see how Louden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Louden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Louden families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 26 Louden families living in Ontario. This was about 52% of all the recorded Louden's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Louden families in 1911.
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What did your Louden ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Louden. 61% of Louden men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Louden women worked as a School Teacher. .

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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
    61%
  • Miner
    14%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Inspector
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • School Teacher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Louden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Louden 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Louden. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Louden. For the veterans among your Louden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Louden lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Louden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Louden in 1945 was 33, and 71 in 2004.

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