Ledden Family History

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Ledden Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Leddon.

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

Similar surnames: Hedden, Leyden, Headen, Medlen, Rodden, Weeden, Linden, Leddon

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Ledden Family Origin

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Ledden Family Occupations

What did your Ledden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ledden family was Blacksmith. The most common Ledden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Ledden's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ledden.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ledden ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ledden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Ledden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leddencensus 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 608 immigration records available for the last name Ledden. 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 622 military records available for the last name Ledden. For the veterans among your Ledden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ledden Life Expectancy

What is the average Ledden lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Ledden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Ledden in 1961 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ledden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ledden 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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