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Warden Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Norman French wardein (a derivative of warder ‘to guard’). English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Bedfordshire, County Durham, Kent, Northumbria, and Northamptonshire, called Warden, from Old English weard ‘watch’ + dun ‘hill’. Compare Wardlaw and Wardle 1.

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


Similar surnames: Marden, Warren, Warder, Harden, Burden, Carden, Waren, Barden, Walden

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Warden Family Origin

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Warden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    1%
  • Blacksmith

    1%

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Warden. The most common Warden occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Warden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Warden family was Blacksmith.

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Warden Historical Records

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Warden Life Expectancy

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