Marden Family History

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Marden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called. One in Wiltshire was named in Old English ‘valley at a boundary’, from mearc ‘boundary’ + denu ‘valley’; one in Sussex was named as ‘boundary hill’ (Old English (ge)m?re ‘boundary’ + dun ‘hill’); one in Kent was named ‘mares’ pasture’ (Old English m(i)ere ‘mares’ + denn ‘pasture’); while the one in Herefordshire was named with British magno- ‘plain’ + Old English worðign ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Marsden, Warden, Harden, Burden, Morden, Barden, Carden, Marken

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Marden Family Origin

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Marden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Marden family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marden. The most common Marden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Marden's were Farmers.

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