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

Maddern Early Origins



The surname Maddern 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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Maddern Spelling Variations


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Maddern Spelling Variations



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

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Maddern Early History


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Maddern Early History



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

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Maddern Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Maddern Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Maddern Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Catherine Maddern arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Success" in 1848
  • John Maddern, aged 58, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Harry Lorrequer"
  • William Maddern, aged 32, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Harry Lorrequer"
  • William Maddern, aged 29, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Lord Raglan"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Maddern (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Maddern (post 1700)



  • Clarence James Maddern (1921-1986), American Major League Baseball outfielder who played from 1946 to 1951
  • Richard John Maddern -Williams FRCO (1885-1955), English music teacher and organist
  • Barry James Maddern AC (1937-1994), Australian barrister and jurist
  • Marguerite Anne Maddern (b. 1955), Australian Liberal National politician, Member of the Queensland Parliament for Maryborough (2012-)
  • Rebecca Maddern (b. 1977), Australian-born journalist, news reporter and presenter
  • Victor Jack Maddern (1928-1993), English actor, known for his roles in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968), Exodus (1960) and Steptoe and Son (1972)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    4. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
    5. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    6. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    7. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Maddern Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Maddern 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 14 November 2014 at 08:35.

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