Layden Family History

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Layden Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Leyden (see Lydon).

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

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Layden Family Origin

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Layden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Layden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Layden's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Layden. A less common occupation for the Layden family was Carpenter.

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Layden Historical Records

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Layden Life Expectancy

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