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Lyden Early Origins



The surname Lyden 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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Lyden Spelling Variations


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Lyden Spelling Variations



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

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Lyden Early History


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Lyden Early History



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

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Lyden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lyden Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Lyden In Ireland


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Lyden In Ireland



Some of the Lyden 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:

Lyden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Lyden, who arrived in Pike County, Ind in 1886

Lyden Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • M. Lyden arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "British Empire" in 1880

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lyden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lyden (post 1700)



  • Michael J. Lyden, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940
  • Matthew O. Lyden, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from St. Clair District, 1962
  • Mac Dara Francis X. Lyden, American politician, Representative from New Jersey 6th District, 2002
  • Robert Lyden, American child actor in the 1950s
  • Pierce Lyden (1908-1998), American movie actor

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Lyden Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    5. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    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. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. 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).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    11. ...

    The Lyden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lyden 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 3 November 2015 at 09:47.

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