Bawden Family History

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Bawden Name Meaning

English: from a late variant of the Norman personal name Baldwin.

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

Similar surnames: Bowden, Basden, Boden, Hayden, Alden, Barden, Burden, Bardon, Hawken

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Bawden Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bawden name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bawden. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Bawden Family Origin

Where is the Bawden family from?

Bawden Family Occupations

What did your Bawden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Miner and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bawden. The most common Bawden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Bawden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bawden family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Miner

  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bawden ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bawden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Bawden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bawden census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Bawden. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bawden. For the veterans among your Bawden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bawden Life Expectancy

What is the average Bawden lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bawden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bawden in 1949 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bawden ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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