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Haddon Surname Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places in Derbyshire Northamptonshire Huntingdonshire and Devon named with Old English hǣth ‘heathland heather’ + dūn ‘hill’ or from Haddon in Cambridgeshire which is probably named from the Old English personal name Headda + dūn. Scottish: variant of Hadden .

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

Similar surnames: Hatton, Halton, Harden, Hodsdon, Hadden, Hayton, Seddon, Rawdon

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Where is the Haddon family from?

You can see how Haddon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haddon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haddon families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 292 Haddon families living in London. This was about 16% of all the recorded Haddon's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Haddon families in 1891.
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What did your Haddon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Haddon. 20% of Haddon men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Haddon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haddon were Capstan Lathe Hand and Housewife. .

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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

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Capstan Lathe Hand

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Haddon. For the veterans among your Haddon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haddon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Haddon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Haddon in 1944 was 19, and 78 in 2004.

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