Padden Family History

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Padden Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Páidín (see McPadden).

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

Similar surnames: Paden, Hadden, Madden, Mcpadden, Hayden, Cadden, Scadden, Badder

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Padden Family Origin

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Padden Family Occupations

What did your Padden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Padden family was Miner. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Padden. The most common Padden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Padden's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Miner


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

Padden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Padden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Padden 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 Padden. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Padden. For the veterans among your Padden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Padden Life Expectancy

What is the average Padden lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Padden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Padden in 1955 was 29, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Padden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Padden 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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