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Maiden Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English maiden ‘young girl virgin’ (Old English mægden) perhaps denoting an innocent or effeminate man.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Marden, Mander, Main, Mayden, Hayden, Maidens, Marsden, Morden

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Where is the Maiden family from?

You can see how Maiden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maiden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maiden families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 6 Maiden families living in Ontario. This was about 35% of all the recorded Maiden's in Canada. Ontario and 1 other province had the highest population of Maiden families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maiden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maiden ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Maiden. 38% of Maiden men worked as a Labourer. .

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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

  • Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
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Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Maiden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maiden 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 Maiden. 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 Maiden. For the veterans among your Maiden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maiden lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Maiden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Maiden in 1948 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

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