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Madan Surname Meaning

Indian (Kashmir): Brahmin name probably from the personal name Madan (from Sanskrit madana the name of the god of physical love or infatuation). Indian (Punjab): Arora and Sikh name probably from Persian maidān ‘field’. English: variant of Maiden or Madden .

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


Similar surnames: Dada, Adan, Macon, Rada, Magan, Marzan, Badal, Zaman, Madej, Mandal

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Where is the Madan family from?

You can see how Madan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Madan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Madan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 13 Madan families living in London. This was about 22% of all the recorded Madan's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Madan families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Madan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Madan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Madan. 60% of Madan 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
    60%
  • Private Means
    40%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Madan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Madan 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 Madan. 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 613 military records available for the last name Madan. For the veterans among your Madan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Madan lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Madan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Madan in 1957 was 37, and 41 in 2004.

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