Wasden Family History

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Wasden Name Meaning

English (Sheffield): of uncertain origin; perhaps a habitational name from a lost place name.

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

Similar surnames: Basden, Warden, Walden, Baisden, Warren, Hayden, Wasley, Naden

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Wasden Family Origin

Where is the Wasden family from?

Wasden Family Occupations

What did your Wasden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wasden. A less common occupation for the Wasden family was Farm Overseer. The most common Wasden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Wasden's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Hand

  • Farm Overseer


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

Wasden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wasden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wasden 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 202 immigration records available for the last name Wasden. 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 535 military records available for the last name Wasden. For the veterans among your Wasden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wasden Life Expectancy

What is the average Wasden lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wasden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Wasden in 1963 was 51, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wasden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wasden 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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