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Shedden Name Meaning

Scottish: perhaps a habitational name from Sheddens in the former county of Renfrewshire, which derives its name from an unidentified first element + Middle English den ‘hollow’, ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Hedden, Seddon, Snedden, Hadden, Sheldon, Stodden, Hebden, Selden

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Shedden Family Origin

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Shedden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Mason

    2%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1881, the most common Shedden occupation in the UK was Farmer. 3% of Shedden's were Farmers. Farmer, Annuitant and Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shedden. A less common occupation for the Shedden family was Blacksmith.

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Shedden Historical Records

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Shedden Life Expectancy

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