The Scaddan family take their name from the ancient village of Garscadden, now a suburb of Glasgow near Drumchapel.
Early Origins of the Scaddan family
The surname Scaddan was first found in Dumbartonshire
, where they held a family seat
, some say before the 12th century. This ancient village of Garscadden is now a north western suburb of Glasgow near Drumchapel. The family name is from those ancient Clan
lands to which the family gave their name.
Early History of the Scaddan family
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Scaddan Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Kiscadden, Kisscadden, Garscadden, Gearscadden, Kearscadden, Gerscadden, Kerscadden, Carscadden, Carescadden, Carcadden, Carcaden, Corscadden, Corscaddan, Kirskadden and many more.
Early Notables of the Scaddan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Scaddan family to Ireland
Some of the Scaddan family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Scaddan family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Mathew Carcadon who arrived in Carolina in 1717.
Contemporary Notables of the name Scaddan (post 1700)
- Albert Cecil Scaddan (1887-1967), Australian rules footballer for Carlton in 1914
- Joseph Scaddan (1886-1971), Australian rules footballer who played for Collingwood in 1910, younger brother of John Scaddan
- John Scaddan CMG (1876-1934), nicknamed "Happy Jack", an Australian politician, 10th Premier of Western Australia (1911-1916)