Hedden Family History

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Hedden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from various places such as Headon, Nottinghamshire, Hedon in East Yorkshire, and Heddon on the Wall and Black Heddon. Northumberland. The first is probably named from Old English heah ‘high’ + dun ‘hill’; the others have the same second element, combined with Old English h?þ ‘heath’, ‘heather’. North German (Frisian): variant of Hadden.

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


Similar surnames: Heiden, Hadden, Hebden, Haddon, Hidden, Hayden, Shedden, Heider

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Hedden Family Origin

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Hedden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farmers Son

    8%
  • Foreman

    8%
  • House Carpenter

    8%

In 1881, Farmer, Farmers Son and Foreman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hedden. A less common occupation for the Hedden family was House Carpenter. The most common Hedden occupation in the UK was Farmer. 33% of Hedden's were Farmers.

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Hedden Historical Records

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Hedden Life Expectancy

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