Padin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Padin family
The surname Padin was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhùn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Padin family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Padin research. Another 105 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1190, 1235, 1376, 1472, 1605, 1590, 1626, 1686, 1663, 1715 and 1715 are included under the topic Early Padin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Padin Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Padyn, Padian, Padgen, Padine, Paddon and others.
Early Notables of the Padin family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Alexander Peden (1626-1686), also known as Prophet Peden, one of the leading forces in the Covenanter movement.
After the Restoration of Charles II, Peden had to leave his parish under the Middletons Ejectment Act in 1663. For ten years he wandered far and wide, bringing comfort and succor to his co-religionists, and often very narrowly escaping capture, spending some of his time...
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Migration of the Padin family to Ireland
Some of the Padin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Padin family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James and John Paddon arrived in New York in 1823; C. Paden arrived in San Francisco in 1850; Bridget, James, Maria, Mary and Richard Padian all arrived in New York in 1847..
Contemporary Notables of the name Padin (post 1700) +
- Rene Muñoz Padin, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1964, 1996, 2004 
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