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Wagden Family History

Wagden 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: Warden, Walden, Wasden, Hagen, Hayden, Harden, Wander, Carden, Warren

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Where is the Wagden family from?

You can see how Wagden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wagden family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Wagden families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 2 Wagden families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Wagden's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Wagden families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wagden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wagden ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wagden ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 210 census records available for the last name Wagden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wagden 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 22 immigration records available for the last name Wagden. 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 9 military records available for the last name Wagden. For the veterans among your Wagden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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