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Bearden Family History

Bearden Name Meaning
Possibly an English habitational name, a variant of Barden, or from places in Devon and Cornwall called Beardon, from Old English burh ‘manor’ + dun ‘hill’. In the British Isles the surname is now rare occurring chiefly in Kent.

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

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53,563 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,852 Military Records
880 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Bearden Families

  • Number of Bearden families
     79 - 155
     27 - 78
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bearden families
     23 - 44
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bearden last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bearden census records

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Bearden Family Origin

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Bearden Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bearden

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Bearden Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bearden census records

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Bearden Civil War Service Records

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