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Volden Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named, from the definite singular form of voll ‘meadow’ (see Voll).

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

Similar surnames: Wollen, Folden, Odden, Holden, Kolden, Volle, Velde, Colden, Holien

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Where is the Volden family from?

You can see how Volden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Volden family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Volden families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Volden families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 58% of all the recorded Volden's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Volden families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Volden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Volden ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Volden. .

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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
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Volden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Volden 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 819 immigration records available for the last name Volden. 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 273 military records available for the last name Volden. For the veterans among your Volden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Volden lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Volden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Volden in 1963 was 84, and 71 in 2004.

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