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Madan Name Meaning

Indian (Kashmir): Brahmin name probably from the personal name Madan (from Sanskrit madana the name of the god of physical love or infatuation). Indian (Punjab): Arora and Sikh name probably from Persian maidān ‘field’. English: variant of Maiden or Madden .

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


Similar surnames: Dada, Adan, Macon, Rada, Magan, Marzan, Badal, Zaman, Madej, Mandal

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Where is the Madan family from?

You can see how Madan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Madan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Madan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 8 Madan families living in Massachusetts. This was about 89% of all the recorded Madan's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Madan families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Madan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Madan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Madan. 31% of Madan men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Madan women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Madan were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Waitress
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Madan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Madan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Madan. 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 Cards

There are 613 military records available for the last name Madan. For the veterans among your Madan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Madan lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Madan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Madan in 1957 was 37, and 41 in 2004.

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