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Where did the Irish Madden family come from? What is the Irish Madden family crest and coat of arms? When did the Madden family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Madden family history?

The surname Madden originally appeared in Gaelic as "Mac an Mhadaidh," which is probably derived from the word "madadh," which means dog.

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Spelling variations of this family name include: MacAvaddy, Madden, O'Madden, Madigan, Macavadan and others.

First found in County Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island, where they held a family seat from ancient times.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Madden research. Another 177 words(13 lines of text) covering the years 1556, 1567, 1677, 1715, 1713 and 1715 are included under the topic Early Madden History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Another 67 words(5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Madden Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Madden Settlers in United States in the 17th Century


  • Ann Madden, who arrived in Virginia in 1662
  • John Madden settled in Barbados in 1663

Madden Settlers in United States in the 18th Century


  • Will Madden, who arrived in Virginia in 1715
  • Edward Madden settled in New England in 1753

Madden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century


  • Hugh Madden, aged 30, landed in New York, NY in 1803
  • Mathew Madden, who landed in America in 1810
  • Jane Madden, who arrived in New York, NY in 1812
  • Edward Madden, aged 29, landed in New York in 1812
  • Christian Madden, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1834


Madden Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century


  • Ellen Madden, aged 32, arrived in Canada in 1823
  • Jeremiah Madden, aged 16, landed in Canada in 1823
  • Thomas Madden, aged 5, arrived in Canada in 1823
  • John Madden, aged 25, a weaver, arrived in Saint John, NB in 1834 aboard the brig "Matilda" from Cork
  • Denis Madden, aged 20, a farmer, arrived in Saint John, NB in 1834 aboard the brig "Charity" from Kinsale


Madden Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century


  • William Madden, English convict from Surrey, who was transported aboard the "Albion" on May 17, 1823, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia
  • James Madden, a weaver, arrived in Van Diemenís Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • Daniel Madden arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Delhi" in 1839
  • John Madden arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Aden" in 1849


Madden Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century


  • Samuel Madden, aged 23, a sawyer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1840
  • Charles Madden landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1842 aboard the ship Bollina
  • Thomas Madden, aged 23, a ploughman, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Eveline" in 1865
  • Bridget Madden, aged 25, arrived in Hawkes Bay aboard the ship "Celaeno" in 1872
  • Peter Madden, aged 20, arrived in Hawkes Bay aboard the ship "Celaeno" in 1872


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  • James Lester Madden (1909-1984), American silver and two-time bronze medalist figure skater
  • James Loomis Madden (1892-1972), American academic, Acting Chancellor of New York University from 1951 to 1952
  • Edward M. Madden (1818-1885), American merchant and politician who served in New York State Senate in the late 1800s
  • Edward Madden (1878-1952), American lyricist, known for his songs "By the Light of the Silvery Moon", "On Moonlight Bay", and many more
  • David Joseph "Dave" Madden (1931-2014), Canadian-born, American actor from Sarnia, Ontario, best known for his role as the group's manager in the 1970s sitcom, The Partridge Family
  • David M. Madden, American politician, 1st Mayor of Weymouth, Massachusetts
  • David Madden (b. 1933), American novelist, poet, and playwright
  • Thomas Francis "Bunny" Madden (1882-1954), American Major League Baseball backup catcher who played from 1909-1911
  • Bill Madden (b. 1946), American sportswriter who has served on the Historical Overview Committee of the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2005, 2007 and 2008
  • Samuel R. Madden (b. 1976), American computer scientist, associate professor of computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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  • We Were Always Free: the Maddens of Culpeper County, Virginia by T.O. Madden.
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  1. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
  2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
  5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  7. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
  8. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
  9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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The Madden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Madden 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.

This page was last modified on 16 February 2015 at 17:22.

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