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Myden Family History

Myden Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hyden, Ryden, Myren, Moden, Maden, Mayden, Lyden, Hayden, Hyde, Eden

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Where is the Myden family from?

You can see how Myden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Myden family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Myden families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 6 Myden families living in Kent. This was about 86% of all the recorded Myden's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Myden families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Myden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Myden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Loader was the top reported job for people in the USA named Myden. 100% of Myden men worked as a Loader. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Loader
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Census Records

There are 271 census records available for the last name Myden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Myden 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 69 immigration records available for the last name Myden. 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 34 military records available for the last name Myden. For the veterans among your Myden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Myden lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2004, in the United States, Myden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Myden in 1969 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

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