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Aden Family History

Aden Name Meaning

Frisian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Ade. Scottish: habitational name from the old lands and barony of Auden or Aden in Aberdeenshire.

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

Similar surnames: Iden, Eden, Oden, Ader, Ade, Aven, Aken, Naden, Ades, Adel

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Where is the Aden family from?

You can see how Aden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Aden families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Aden families living in Tennessee. This was about 67% of all the recorded Aden's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Aden families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Aden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Aden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Aden. 32% of Aden men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Aden women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aden were Salesman and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Cook
  • Teacher
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Aden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aden census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Aden. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Aden. For the veterans among your Aden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aden lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Aden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Aden in 1954 was 47, and 83 in 2004.

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