Edden History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Edden family

The surname Edden was first found in Silesia, where in medieval times the name Eder was closely associated to the social and political advancements of the region's feudal society. Eder became a prominent name in local affairs with the branching into other distinguished houses, some of whom played important roles in the territorial conflicts of the period.

Early History of the Edden family

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Edden Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Eder, Edder, Edden, Edah, Aeder, Aedar, Edar, Ayder, Eden, Edens, Edel, Edere, Edle, Aeden, Aedere and many more.

Early Notables of the Edden family (pre 1700)

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Edden migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Edden Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • John Edden, who settled in Virginia in 1642
  • John Edden, who arrived in Virginia in 1642 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Edden (post 1700)

  • Albert J. Edden, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996, 2000 [2]
  • Alan Edden Huckle (b. 1948), British colonial administrator, Commissioner of the British Indian Ocean Territory and the British Antarctic (2001-2004), Governor of the Falkland Islands (2006-)
  • Edden Hammons (1876-1955), American fiddler from West Virginia


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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