Gayden Family History

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Gayden Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Gaydon, a habitational name from a place in Warwickshire, so named from an Old English personal name G?ga + dun ‘hill’. Reaney suggests that the surname may also have derived from a personal name (recorded as Gaidun).

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

Similar surnames: Hayden, Marden, Naden, Carden, Garden, Walden, Gayman, Mayden, Wasden

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Gayden Family Origin

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Gayden Family Occupations

What did your Gayden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gayden. 9% of Gayden men worked as a Farm Labourer and 54% of Gayden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gayden were Aluminium Moulder and Hoppicker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
  • Acctytine Welder
  • Acroplane Golisher
  • Aluminium Moulder

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Chambermaid
  • Hoppicker

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

Gayden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gayden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gayden 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 206 immigration records available for the last name Gayden. 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 616 military records available for the last name Gayden. For the veterans among your Gayden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gayden Life Expectancy

What is the average Gayden lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gayden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Gayden in 1956 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gayden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gayden 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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