Gayden Family History

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Gayden Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Gaydon, a habitational name from a place in Warwickshire, so named from an Old English personal name G?ga + dun ‘hill’. Reaney suggests that the surname may also have derived from a personal name (recorded as Gaidun).

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

Similar surnames: Hayden, Marden, Naden, Carden, Garden, Walden, Gayman, Mayden, Wasden

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Gayden Family Origin

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Gayden Family Occupations

What did your Gayden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gayden family was Keeping House. The most common Gayden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Gayden's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gayden.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Gayden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gayden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gayden 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 206 immigration records available for the last name Gayden. 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 616 military records available for the last name Gayden. For the veterans among your Gayden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gayden Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gayden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Gayden in 1956 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

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