You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Padden relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 34 less people named Padden in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.


Create, build, and explore your family tree.

What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 1,132 people named Padden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Padden in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 1,098 people named Padden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,037 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 109 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,526
  • 94% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 55 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Padden families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 125 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 164 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Ireland
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland