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Where did the Irish Caden family come from? When did the Caden family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Caden family history?The original Gaelic form of the Irish name Caden was written as Mac Cadain, derived from the ancient Irish forename Cadan.
Numerous spelling variations of the surname Caden exist. A partial explanation for these variants is that ancient scribes and church officials recorded names as they were pronounced, often resulting in a single person being recorded under several different spellings. Different spellings that were found include Cadden, Caden, Caddin, McCadden, McWadden and others.
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Many destitute Irish families in the 18th and 19th centuries decided to leave their homeland, which had in many ways been scarred by English colonial rule. One of the most frequent destinations for these families was North America where it was possible for an Irish family to own their own parcel of land. Many of the early settlers did find land awaiting them in British North America, or even later in America, but for the majority of immigrants that arrived as a result of the Great Potato Famine of the late 1840s the ownership of land was often a long way off. These Irish people were initially put to work on such industrial projects as the building of bridges, canals, and railroads, or they worked at manufacturing positions within factories. Whenever they arrived, the Irish made enormous contributions to the infant nations of Canada and the United States. Some of the earliest immigrants to bearer the name of Caden were found through extensive research of immigration and passenger lists:
Caden Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
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