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

Maddigend Early Origins



The surname Maddigend 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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Maddigend Spelling Variations


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Maddigend Spelling Variations



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

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Maddigend Early History


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Maddigend Early History



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

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Maddigend Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Maddigend Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Maddigend 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 or some of its variants were: Edward Madden settled in New England in 1753; John Madden settled in Barbados in 1663; Andrew, Bernard, Daniel, David, Hugh, James, John, Mary, Patrick, Peter, Richard, Thomas and William Madden all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    3. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. 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. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
    10. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
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    The Maddigend Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Maddigend 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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