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Although generally considered to be a Perthshire family, the Louden surname is a habitational name derived from the place Loudoun near Cunningham in Ayrshire.

Louden Early Origins



The surname Louden was first found in Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Louden Spelling Variations


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Louden Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lothian, Lowden, Lowdon, Loudoun, Loudon and others.

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Louden Early History


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Louden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Louden research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1727 and 1813 are included under the topic Early Louden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Louden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Louden Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Louden Notables 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:

Louden Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Louden, who arrived in New York, NY in 1774 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Louden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James, Louden Jr., who landed in New York in 1836 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Joseph Louden, who landed in New York in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Francis, James and Robert Louden, who, who settled in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1854
  • William Louden, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1873 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Louden Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Daniel Louden, aged 11, who landed in America, in 1906
  • James D. Louden, aged 34, who landed in America from Dundee, in 1906
  • Jennie Louden, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States from Derry, Ireland, in 1907
  • George Louden, aged 30, who landed in America from Kemnay, Scotland, in 1908
  • Alexander Louden, aged 43, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Louden Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Louden, aged 39, a blacksmith, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Gipsy" in 1854
  • Elizabeth Louden, aged 36, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Gipsy" in 1854
  • Jane Louden, aged 12, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Gipsy" in 1854
  • Janet Louden, aged 10, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Gipsy" in 1854
  • Isabel Louden, aged 9, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Gipsy" in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Louden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Louden (post 1700)



  • LeRoy J. Louden (b. 1936), American politician, Nebraska state senator
  • Robert Louden (d. 1867), Confederate messenger in the American Civil War
  • Chris Louden, American animator
  • Michael Louden (1964-2004), American day-time soap actor
  • Sharon Louden (b. 1964), American Fine Artist
  • William P. "Baldy" Louden (1883-1935), American Major League Baseball infielder
  • Robert B. Louden, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1912, 1920, 1928, 1936
  • Malcolm B. Louden, American Republican politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates, 1953-54, 1979-80
  • John T. Louden, American politician, Delegate to Illinois State Constitutional Convention from Williamson County, 1847
  • Harry C. Louden, American Democrat politician, Chair of Marion County Democratic Party, 1940-42; Postmaster at Fairmont, West Virginia, 1942-68 (acting, 1942-43)
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Non dormit qui custodit
Motto Translation: The sentinel sleeps not.


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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  2. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
  3. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  4. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
  5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  6. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
  7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  10. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  11. ...

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