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Maden Family History

Maden Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): variant of Irish Madden.

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

Similar surnames: Haden, Mayden, Masden, Yaden, Malden, Maren, Madej, Dade, Gaden

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Where is the Maden family from?

You can see how Maden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maden families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 7 Maden families living in Manitoba. This was about 21% of all the recorded Maden's in Canada. Manitoba and 2 other provinces had the highest population of Maden families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Maden. 28% of Maden men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Maden women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maden were Truck Driver and Seamstress.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Maden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maden 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 Maden. 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 Maden. For the veterans among your Maden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maden lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Maden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Maden in 1958 was 65, and 86 in 2004.

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