Scadden Family History

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Scadden Name Meaning

Irish: of uncertain origin. It is possibly a reduced form of the Scottish surname Garscadden, a habitational name from a place east of Glasgow; alternatively it may be from Gaelic scadán ‘herring’, a word probably borrowed from Norse. There have been Scaddans in Tipperary since the 12th century.

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

Similar surnames: Cadden, Hadden, Carden, Mccadden, Mcfadden, Sander, Mcpadden, Stodden

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Scadden Family Origin

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Scadden Family Occupations

What did your Scadden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Scadden occupation in the UK was Labourer. 11% of Scadden's were Labourers. Labourer, Road Contractor and Agricultural Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scadden. A less common occupation for the Scadden family was Blacksmith.

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  • Labourer

  • Road Contractor

  • Agricultural Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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Scadden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Scadden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scadden 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Scadden. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Scadden. For the veterans among your Scadden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scadden Life Expectancy

What is the average Scadden lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Scadden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Scadden in 1947 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scadden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scadden 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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