Morden Family History

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Morden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Morden in Dorset or Surrey, Guilden or Steeple Morden in Cheshire, or Moredon in Wiltshire, all of which were named in Old English as ‘hill (dun) in marshland (mor)’.

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

Similar surnames: Marden, Borden, Worden, Morren, Morken, Norden, Cowden, Rowden

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Morden Family Origin

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Morden Family Occupations

What did your Morden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Morden occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Morden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Morden family was Railway Signalman. Farmer, Ag. Lab. and Agricultural Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morden.

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  • Farmer

  • Ag. Lab.

  • Agricultural Laborer

  • Railway Signalman


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

Morden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Morden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morden 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Morden. 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 Morden. For the veterans among your Morden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morden Life Expectancy

What is the average Morden lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Morden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Morden in 1952 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morden 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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