Edens Family History

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Edens Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Eden 1.

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

Similar surnames: Eden, Ewens, Edes, Edkins, Levens, Ellens, Ovens, Evens, Iden, Owens

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Edens Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Edens name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Edens. 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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Edens Family Origin

Where is the Edens family from?

Edens Family Occupations

What did your Edens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Edens family was Laborer. The most common Edens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Edens's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edens.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Edens Historical Records

What Edens family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Edens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edens 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Edens. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Edens. For the veterans among your Edens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edens Life Expectancy

What is the average Edens lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Edens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Edens in 1943 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edens 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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