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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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Where is the Hadden family from?

You can see how Hadden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hadden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hadden families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 45 Hadden families living in New York. This was about 41% of all the recorded Hadden's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Hadden families in 1840.
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What did your Hadden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hadden. 22% of Hadden men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Hadden women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hadden were Truck Driver and Teacher.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    9%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%
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Passenger Lists

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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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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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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