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

Maident Early Origins



The surname Maident 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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Maident Spelling Variations


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Maident Spelling Variations



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

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Maident Early History


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Maident Early History



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

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Maident Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Maident Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Maident 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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    2. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
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    The Maident Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Maident 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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