Laden Family History

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Laden Name Meaning

shortened form of Ladengast ‘invite the guest’, nickname for an innkeeper. from von der Laden, occupational name for a joiner or nickname for the keeper of a shrine or the chest of a guild, from Middle Low German lade ‘chest’.

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

Similar surnames: Lader, Lade, Faden, Loden, Gaden, Naden, Hader, Dade, Laven, Carden

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Laden Family Origin

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Laden Family Occupations

What did your Laden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Laden occupation in the UK was Labourer. 11% of Laden's were Labourers. Labourer, Annuitant and Ball Furnace Worker (Iron) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laden. A less common occupation for the Laden family was Brick Layers Laborer.

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  • Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Ball Furnace Worker (Iron)

  • Brick Layers Laborer


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Laden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Laden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laden 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Laden. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Laden. For the veterans among your Laden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laden Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Laden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Laden in 1960 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

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