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Dearden Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Edenfield named Dearden, from Old English deor ‘beast’, ‘deer’ + denu ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Bearden, Marden, Barden, Harden, Darden, Carden, Dearman, Warden

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Dearden Family Origin

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Dearden Family Occupations

What did your Dearden ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Engineer

    5%

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

Dearden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dearden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dearden 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dearden. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dearden. For the veterans among your Dearden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dearden Life Expectancy

What is the average Dearden lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Dearden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Dearden in 1959 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dearden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dearden 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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