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Where did the Scottish McFadzen family come from? What is the Scottish McFadzen family crest and coat of arms? When did the McFadzen family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the McFadzen family history?On the Scottish west coast, the McFadzen family was born among the ancient Dalriadan clans. Their name comes from the personal name Paidean. The Gaelic forms of the surname are Mac Phadein or Mac Phaidin, both of which mean son of Paidean.
In various documents McFadzen has been spelled Since medieval scribes still spelled according to sound, records from that era contain an enormous number of spelling variations. McFadyen, Fadden, Fadyen, Faden, McFadin, Fadin, McFadwyn, Fadwyn, McFadyean, McFadyon, McFayden, Feyden and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McFadzen research. Another 244 words(17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McFadzen History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early McFadzen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the McFadzen family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 173 words(12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Significant portions of the populations of both the United States and Canada are still made up of the ancestors of Dalriadan families. Some of those in Canada originally settled the United States, but went north as United Empire Loyalists in the American War of Independence. The late 19th and early 20th centuries saw the ancestors of many Scots on both sides of the border begin to recover their collective national heritage through Clan societies and highland games. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
McFadzen Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The McFadzen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McFadzen 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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