Hadden Family History

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Hadden Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Howden 1. English: variant of Haddon. Irish (Ulster and County Louth): though mainly Scottish, this surname is sometimes used as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉidín ‘descendant of Éidín’ (see Hayden). North German (Frisian): from the personal name Hadder, a derivative of any of the Germanic compound names formed with had ‘battle’, ‘strife’ as the first element.

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

Similar surnames: Harden, Hayden, Hedden, Hadder, Haden, Madden, Padden, Haddon, Harder

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Hadden Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hadden name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hadden. 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


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Norway


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Hadden Family Origin

Where is the Hadden family from?

Hadden Family Occupations

What did your Hadden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hadden. A less common occupation for the Hadden family was Farm Laborer. The most common Hadden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hadden's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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Hadden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 54,000 census records available for the last name Hadden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hadden 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Hadden. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Hadden. For the veterans among your Hadden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hadden Life Expectancy

What is the average Hadden lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hadden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hadden in 1945 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hadden 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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