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Mayden Name Meaning

English: variant of Maiden .

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

Similar surnames: Gayden, Layden, Masden, Maiden, Mayben, Maden, Mayne, Mayner, Haden

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Where is the Mayden family from?

You can see how Mayden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mayden family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mayden families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 32 Mayden families living in Staffordshire. This was about 34% of all the recorded Mayden's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Mayden families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mayden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mayden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mayden. 36% of Mayden men worked as a Laborer and 35% of Mayden women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mayden were Salesman and Maid. .

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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
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
  • Attendant
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mayden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mayden 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 448 immigration records available for the last name Mayden. 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 440 military records available for the last name Mayden. For the veterans among your Mayden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mayden lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mayden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Mayden in 1959 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

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