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Leyden Early Origins



The surname Leyden 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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Leyden Spelling Variations


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Leyden Spelling Variations



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

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Leyden Early History


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Leyden Early History



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

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Leyden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leyden Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Leyden In Ireland


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Leyden In Ireland



Some of the Leyden 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:

Leyden Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Leyden, who landed in Virginia in 1607

Leyden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Catherine Leyden, who landed in Newport, Rhode Island in 1811
  • Hugh Leyden, aged 44, arrived in New York in 1812
  • Adam Leyden settled in Philadelphia in 1820
  • Walter Leyden who settled in Philadelphia in 1820
  • James Leyden settled in Philadelphia in 1852
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Leyden Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Andrew Leyden who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Argo" but died on Grosse Isle in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 39)
  • Mrs. Ann Leyden, aged 26 who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Avon" departing from the port of Cork, Ireland but died on Grosse Isle in August 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 39)
  • Mr. James Leyden, aged 14 who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Washington" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle in September 147 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 39)
  • Mr. Thomas Leyden, aged 12 who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Washington" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle in September 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 39)

Leyden Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Leyden, aged 25, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Sea Park"

Leyden Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Edward Leyden, aged 17, a bricklayer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Berar" in 1873

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Contemporary Notables of the name Leyden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Leyden (post 1700)



  • Norman Fowler Leyden (b. 1917), American conductor, arranger, and clarinetist
  • Paul Augustine Leyden (b. 1972), Australian actor
  • Terry Leyden (b. 1945), Irish Fianna Fáil politician
  • John Leyden (1775-1811), British orientalist

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 39)

Other References

  1. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  2. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
  3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  4. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
  5. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
  9. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
  10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  11. ...

The Leyden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leyden 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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