Morden Family History

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Morden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Morden in Dorset or Surrey, Guilden or Steeple Morden in Cheshire, or Moredon in Wiltshire, all of which were named in Old English as ‘hill (dun) in marshland (mor)’.

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


Similar surnames: Marden, Borden, Worden, Morren, Morken, Norden, Cowden, Rowden

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Morden Family Origin

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Morden Family Occupations

What did your Morden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Morden. 19% of Morden men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Morden women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morden were Carpenter and Inspector

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Packer
    8%
  • Inspector
    8%

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

Morden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Morden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morden census 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Morden. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Morden. For the veterans among your Morden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morden Life Expectancy

What is the average Morden lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Morden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Morden in 1952 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

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