Virden Family History

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Virden Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Verdun.

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

Similar surnames: Birden, Varden, Wilden, Jorden, Lorden, Verdun, Girten, Parden

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Virden Family Origin

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Virden Family Occupations

What did your Virden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Virden occupation in the UK was Stone Mason. 33% of Virden's were Stone Masons. A less common occupation for the Virden family was Coal Miner. Stone Mason, Assistant Miller Master (Corn) and Bricklayers Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Virden.

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  • Stone Mason

  • Assistant Miller Master (Corn)

  • Bricklayers Labourer

  • Coal Miner


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

Virden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Virden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Virden 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 378 immigration records available for the last name Virden. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Virden. For the veterans among your Virden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Virden Life Expectancy

What is the average Virden lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Virden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Virden in 1954 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Virden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Virden 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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