, the ancestors of the first people to use the name MacAden were part of a tribe known as the
. The name is derived from the given name Adam, which is itself derived from the Latin name Adamus which means earth.
at Kynemund and at Waterhead in the Stewartry of Kirkudbright.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Adam who wrote an Adam Genealogy which is now part of the American Library of Congress; many in the New world dropped the Mac or Mc from their name. John Adam landed in America in 1685.