Arden Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from the district of Arden in Warwickshire or from Arden in North Yorkshire. Both place names are derived from a Celtic word meaning ‘high’, and are cognate with Ardennes, name of a forested region on the borders between northeastern France and eastern Belgium.

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

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Arden Family Origin

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Arden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • At Home

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arden. The most common Arden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Arden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Arden family was At Home.

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Arden Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Arden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Arden in 1947 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arden

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