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Darden Surname Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from a locality in Northumberland called Darden.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Marden, Warden, Carden, Harden, Dearden, Barden, Arden, Garden

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Where is the Darden family from?

You can see how Darden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Darden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Darden families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 33 Darden families living in Lancashire. This was about 39% of all the recorded Darden's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Darden families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Darden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Darden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Darden. 75% of Darden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Dressmaker (retired)
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Census Records

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Darden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darden census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Darden. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Darden. For the veterans among your Darden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Darden lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Darden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Darden in 1943 was 20, and 72 in 2004.

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