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Ebden Family History

Ebden Name Meaning

see Ebdon . variant of Hebden with loss of initial H-.

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


Similar surnames: Eden, Elden, Hebden, Eiden, Eben, Ebsen, Ebben, Eblen, Heiden, Ben

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Where is the Ebden family from?

You can see how Ebden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ebden family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Ebden families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 23 Ebden families living in Bedfordshire. This was about 23% of all the recorded Ebden's in United Kingdom. Bedfordshire had the highest population of Ebden families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ebden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ebden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Ebden. 34% of Ebden men worked as a Carpenter and 82% of Ebden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ebden were Carpenter (retired) and Unpaid House 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Carpenter
    34%
  • Rivetter Heavy Worke
    34%
  • Carpenter (retired)
    34%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    82%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Unpaid House Duties
    4%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ebden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ebden 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 452 immigration records available for the last name Ebden. 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 205 military records available for the last name Ebden. For the veterans among your Ebden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ebden lifespan?

Between 1970 and 1997, in the United States, Ebden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Ebden in 1970 was 75, and 82 in 1997.

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