Marden Family History

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Marden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called. One in Wiltshire was named in Old English ‘valley at a boundary’, from mearc ‘boundary’ + denu ‘valley’; one in Sussex was named as ‘boundary hill’ (Old English (ge)m?re ‘boundary’ + dun ‘hill’); one in Kent was named ‘mares’ pasture’ (Old English m(i)ere ‘mares’ + denn ‘pasture’); while the one in Herefordshire was named with British magno- ‘plain’ + Old English worðign ‘enclosure’.

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

Similar surnames: Marsden, Warden, Harden, Burden, Morden, Barden, Carden, Marken

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Marden Family Origin

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Marden Family Occupations

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In 1881, Carpenter, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marden. A less common occupation for the Marden family was Labourer. The most common Marden occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 6% of Marden's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Labourer


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Marden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Marden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marden 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Marden. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Marden. For the veterans among your Marden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marden Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Marden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Marden in 1953 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

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