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layden Early Origins



The surname layden was first found in Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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layden Spelling Variations


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layden Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Leydon, Leidden, Leyden, Leidon, Lethen, Lethane and others.

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layden Early History


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layden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our layden research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1335, 1517, 1526, 1546, 1679, and 1811 are included under the topic Early layden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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layden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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layden Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early layden Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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layden In Ireland


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layden In Ireland



Some of the layden family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 226 words (16 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

layden Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Layden, who landed in Maryland in 1663

layden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Layden, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name layden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name layden (post 1700)



  • Eugene Francis "Gene" Layden (1894-1984), American Major League Baseball outfielder who played for the New York Yankees in the 1915 season
  • John Peter Layden Jr. (1919-1982), American Major League Baseball outfielder that played from 1948 to 1950
  • Shawn Layden, American President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America
  • Scott Layden (b. 1959), American assistant general manager with the San Antonio Spurs
  • Elmer Francis Layden (1903-1973), American football player, coach, college athletics administrator, inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1951
  • Frank Layden (b. 1932), retired American basketball coach and executive of the National Basketball Association's Utah Jazz, NBA Executive of the Year and J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award recipient (1984)
  • Thomas R. Layden (b. 1866), American Republican politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Passaic County, 1904-05, 1910-11; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1912
  • Thomas F. Layden, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 9th District, 1933, 1935, 1936
  • Leon M. Layden, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 4th District, 1932; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940
  • Anna H. Layden, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    2. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    5. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    10. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    11. ...

    The layden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The layden 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 28 January 2016 at 13:00.

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