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Walden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places, in Essex, Hertfordshire, and North Yorkshire, named Walden, from Old English w(e)alh ‘foreigner’, ‘Briton’, ‘serf’ (see Wallace) + denu ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Warden, Alden, Wilden, Welden, Walder, Wasden, Malden, Walker, Carden

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Walden Family Origin

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Walden Family Occupations

What did your Walden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Walden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Walden's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walden. A less common occupation for the Walden family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Walden Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Walden ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Walden Life Expectancy

What is the average Walden lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Walden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Walden in 1945 was 20, and 73 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walden 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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