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

Maiden Early Origins



The surname Maiden 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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Maiden Spelling Variations


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Maiden Spelling Variations



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

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Maiden Early History


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Maiden Early History



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

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Maiden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Maiden Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Maiden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Maiden, aged 32, landed in New York in 1812

Maiden Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alexander Maiden, aged 42, who landed in America from Monifirth, Scotland, in 1908
  • Stewart Maiden, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Carnoustie, Scotland, in 1908
  • James Maiden, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Carnoustie, Scotland, in 1909
  • Elizabeth Maiden, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States from Biddernaneke, England, in 1909
  • John C. Maiden, aged 35, who landed in America from Dundee, Scotland, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Maiden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Maiden (post 1700)



  • Joe Maiden (1941-2015), English gardener, horticulturist, author and BBC Radio presenter, known for his books "Grow with Joe..."
  • Joseph Henry Maiden (1859-1925), Australian botanist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
    9. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Maiden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Maiden 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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