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Iden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place called Iden Green in Benenden, Kent, or Iden Manor in Staplehurst, Kent, or from Iden in East Sussex. All these places are named in Old English as ‘pasture by the yew trees’, from ig ‘yew’ + denn ‘pasture’. North German: metronymic or patronymic from the personal name Ida.

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


Similar surnames: Eden, Ide, Aden, Oden, Iwen, Osen, Iley, Eiben, Uden, Olden

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Iden Family Origin

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Iden Family Occupations

What did your Iden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Iden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Iden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Iden family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Iden.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Miller

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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Iden Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Iden Life Expectancy

What is the average Iden lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Iden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Iden in 1957 was 73, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Iden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Iden 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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