Paden Family History

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Paden Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Páidín ‘son of Páidín’, a pet form of the personal name Pádraig (see Patrick).

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


Similar surnames: Peaden, Padden, Peden, Caden, Dade, Naden, Aden, Loden, Gaden, Paben

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Paden Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Paden name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Paden. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    52%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    21%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • France

    2%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    2%

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Paden Family Origin

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Paden Family Occupations

What did your Paden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paden. The most common Paden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Paden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Paden family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Paden Historical Records

What Paden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Paden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Padencensus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Paden. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Paden. For the veterans among your Paden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paden Life Expectancy

What is the average Paden lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Paden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Paden in 1944 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paden 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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