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Mcfadden Family History

Mcfadden Surname Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phaid(e)in (Scottish) and Mac Pháidín (Irish) patronymics from Gaelic pet forms of the personal name Pádraig see Patrick .

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

Similar surnames: Mccadden, Mcpadden, Mcfate, Mcspadden, Mclaren, Mclinden, Hadden

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Where is the Mcfadden family from?

You can see how Mcfadden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcfadden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcfadden families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 73 Mcfadden families living in Lancashire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mcfadden's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mcfadden families in 1891.
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What did your Mcfadden 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 Mcfadden. 37% of Mcfadden men worked as a General Labourer and 67% of Mcfadden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcfadden were Shop Assistant Barman 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
  • Builders Labourer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Shop Assistant Barman

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 127,000 census records available for the last name Mcfadden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcfadden 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 16,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcfadden. 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 24,000 military records available for the last name Mcfadden. For the veterans among your Mcfadden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcfadden lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mcfadden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mcfadden in 1942 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

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