Eden Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Edun, Old English Eadhun, composed of the elements ead ‘prosperity’, ‘wealth’ + hun ‘bear-cub’. English: habitational name from Castle Eden or Eden Burn in County Durham, both of which derive from a British river name perhaps meaning ‘water’, recorded by the Greek geographer Ptolemy in the 2nd century ad in the form Ituna. German: habitational name any of several places, mainly in Bavaria and Austria, so named from Middle High German œde ‘wasteland’ + the dative suffix -n. Frisian: patronymic from the personal name Ede.

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


Similar surnames: Edel, Iden, Eder, Oden, Aden, Elden, Osen, Eiben, Ellen, Eben

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Eden Family Origin

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Eden Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Eden family was Farmer. The most common Eden occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Eden's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eden.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Eden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Eden in 1944 was 21, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eden

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