Madan Family History

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Madan Name Meaning

Indian (Kashmir): Hindu (Brahman) name, probably from an ancestral personal name Madan (from Sanskrit madana ‘god of love, or infatuation’). Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Arora) and Sikh name based on the name of an Arora clan, probably from Persian maidan ‘field’. The name from the Panjab is pronounced m?dan. English: habitational name from Mathon in Herefordshire, or Mattins Farm, Radwinter, in Essex, or Martinfield Green, Saffron Walden, in Essex. The first of these is named with Old English mathm ‘treasure’, ‘gift’.

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

Similar surnames: Dada, Adan, Macon, Rada, Magan, Marzan, Badal, Zaman, Madej, Mandal

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Madan Family Origin

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Madan Family Occupations

What did your Madan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Annuitant, Chapel Keeper and Dividens were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Madan. A less common occupation for the Madan family was Income From Dividends. The most common Madan occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 17% of Madan's were Annuitants.

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  • Annuitant

  • Chapel Keeper

  • Dividens

  • Income From Dividends


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

Madan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Madan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Madan 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 Madan. 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 613 military records available for the last name Madan. For the veterans among your Madan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Madan Life Expectancy

What is the average Madan lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Madan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Madan in 1957 was 37, and 41 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Madan 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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