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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In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Marden. 20% of Marden men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Marden women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marden were Foreman and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Housework

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Marden Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Marden. For the veterans among your Marden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marden Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Marden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Marden in 1953 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

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