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Warden Family History

Warden Name Meaning
English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Norman French wardein (a derivative of warder ‘to guard’).English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Bedfordshire, County Durham, Kent, Northumbria, and Northamptonshire, called Warden, from Old English weard ‘watch’ + dun ‘hill’. Compare Wardlaw and Wardle 1.

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

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121,757 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,200 Military Records
15,389 Immigration Records
95,812 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Warden Families

  • Number of Warden families
     85 - 167
     29 - 84
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Warden families
     164 - 326
     55 - 163
     1 - 54
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Warden families
     75 - 148
     26 - 74
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Warden Family Origin

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Warden Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Warden

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Warden Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Warden Civil War Service Records

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