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Maiden Family History

Maiden Name Meaning
English: nickname for a man of effeminate appearance, from Middle English maiden, the usual word for a young girl (Old English mægden).

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

238,938 Historical Documents with Maiden on Ancestry.com
47,118 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,732 Military Records
2,074 Immigration Records
26,418 Census and Voter Lists
159,596 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Maiden Families

  • Number of Maiden families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Maiden families
     104 - 206
     35 - 103
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Maiden families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Maiden census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Maiden Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Maiden families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Maiden Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Maiden families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Maiden

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Maiden Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Maiden census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Maiden ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Maiden Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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