Barden Family History

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Barden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in North and West Yorkshire named Barden, from Old English bere ‘barley’ (or the derived adjective beren) + denu ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Burden, Harden, Marden, Borden, Bearden, Arden, Warden, Carden

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Barden Family Origin

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Barden Family Occupations

What did your Barden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Barden. 12% of Barden men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Barden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barden were Carpenter and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Builders Labourer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant

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

Barden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Barden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barden 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Barden. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Barden. For the veterans among your Barden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barden Life Expectancy

What is the average Barden lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Barden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Barden in 1941 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barden 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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