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The surname Madan originally appeared in Gaelic as "Mac an Mhadaidh," which is probably derived from the word "madadh," which means dog.

Madan Early Origins



The surname Madan was first found in County Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Madan Spelling Variations


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Madan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: MacAvaddy, Madden, O'Madden, Madigan, Macavadan and others.

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Madan Early History


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Madan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Madan research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1556, 1567, 1677, 1715, 1713 and 1715 are included under the topic Early Madan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Madan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Madan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Madan 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:

Madan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Madan, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1809
  • Carmen Madan, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893
  • J. Rafail Madan, aged 21, who landed in America, in 1894
  • Julian A. Madan, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895
  • Mrs E.A. Madan, aged 42, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Madan Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Fred Madan, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Antonio Madan, aged 49, who settled in America, in 1911
  • Katarina Madan, aged 18, who settled in America from Jalesze, Austria, in 1911
  • Maria Madan, aged 11, who landed in America, in 1913
  • Giuseppe Madan, aged 25, who landed in America from Ardara, Italy, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Madan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Madan (post 1700)



  • Moti Lal Madan DVM, Ph.D. (b. 1939), Indian biotechnology researcher, veterinarian, academic and administrator
  • Geoffrey Spencer Madan (1895-1947), English belletrist
  • Colonel Martin Madan (1700-1756), English groom of the bedchamber to Frederick, Prince of Wales
  • Spencer Madan (1729-1813), English churchman, Bishop of Bristol and Peterborough
  • Judith Madan (1702-1781), English poet
  • Falconer Madan (1851-1935), English Librarian of the Bodleian Library of Oxford University
  • Martin Madan (1726-1790), English barrister, clergyman and writer, known for controversial views on marriage

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    7. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    8. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    9. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    10. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
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    The Madan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Madan 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 16 October 2013 at 11:49.

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