Widen Name Meaning

Swedish (Widén): ornamental name composed of the elements Wid-, an element of uncertain meaning (see Widman) + the common surname suffix -én, from Latin -enius.

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


Similar surnames: Wider, Wilden, Liden, Widell, Boden, Loden, Linden, Wien, Weiden

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Widen Family Origin

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Widen Family Occupations

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  • Masons Labourer

    50%
  • Storekeeper

    50%

In 1881, the most common Widen occupation in the UK was Masons Labourer. 50% of Widen's were Masons Labourers. Masons Labourer and Storekeeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Widen.

Source: Census data for Widen | Data not to scale

Widen Historical Records

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Widen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Widen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Widen in 1940 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Widen

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