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Where did the Irish Cadden family come from? What is the Irish Cadden family crest and coat of arms? When did the Cadden family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Cadden family history?The original Gaelic form of the Irish name Cadden was written as Mac Cadain, derived from the ancient Irish forename Cadan.
Names written in official documents were generally spelt as they sounded, leading to the problem of one name being recorded under several different variations, creating the illusion in records of more than one person. Among the many spelling variations of the surname Cadden that are preserved in documents of the family history are Cadden, Caden, Caddin, McCadden, McWadden and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cadden research. Another 259 words(18 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cadden History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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The 19th century saw a great wave of Irish migrating out of their homeland in a great measure due to the oppressive imperial policies of the English government and landowners. Many of these Irish families sailed to North America aboard overcrowded passenger ships. By far, the largest influx of Irish immigrants to North America occurred with Great Potato Famine during the late 1840s. These particular immigrants were instrumental in creation of the United States and Canada as major industrial nations because the many essential elements such as the roadways, canals, bridges, and railways required an enormous quantity of cheap labor, which these poor immigrants provided. Later generations of Irish in these countries also went on to make valuable contributions in such fields as the arts, commerce, politics, and education. Extensive research into immigration and passenger lists has revealed many early immigrants bearing the name Cadden:
Cadden Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Cadden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cadden Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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