Shedden Family History

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Shedden Name Meaning

Scottish: perhaps a habitational name from Sheddens in the former county of Renfrewshire, which derives its name from an unidentified first element + Middle English den ‘hollow’, ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Hedden, Seddon, Snedden, Hadden, Sheldon, Stodden, Hebden, Selden

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Shedden Family Origin

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Shedden Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Upholster

    33%

In 1881, Cabinet Maker and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shedden. The most common Shedden occupation in Canada was Cabinet Maker. 33% of Shedden's were Cabinet Makers. A less common occupation for the Shedden family was Upholster.

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Shedden Historical Records

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Shedden Life Expectancy

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