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Walden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places, in Essex, Hertfordshire, and North Yorkshire, named Walden, from Old English w(e)alh ‘foreigner’, ‘Briton’, ‘serf’ (see Wallace) + denu ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Warden, Alden, Wilden, Welden, Walder, Wasden, Malden, Walker, Carden

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Walden Family Origin

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Walden Family Occupations

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Walden occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Walden's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Walden family was Farmer. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walden.

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Walden Historical Records

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Walden Life Expectancy

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