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Gadsden Family History

Gadsden Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Gaddesden in Hertfordshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Gatesdene, from an Old English personal name G?te(n) + Old English denu ‘valley’.

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

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17,894 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,010 Military Records
975 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Gadsden Families

  • Number of Gadsden families
     148 - 293
     50 - 147
     1 - 49
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gadsden families
     78 - 154
     27 - 77
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gadsden families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gadsden Family Origin

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Gadsden Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Gadsden

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Gadsden Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Gadsden Civil War Service Records

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