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Kedgen Family History

Kedgen Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Eden, Ledger, Hedden, Bergen, Kegel, Keeven, Eggen, Engen, Hedge

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Where is the Kedgen family from?

You can see how Kedgen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kedgen family name was found in Scotland in 1861. In 1861 there was 1 Kedgen family living in Midlothian. This was 100% of all the recorded Kedgen's in Scotland. Midlothian had the highest population of Kedgen families in 1861.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kedgen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kedgen ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 5 census records available for the last name Kedgen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kedgen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kedgen. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kedgen. For the veterans among your Kedgen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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