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The Scadden family take their name from the ancient village of Garscadden, now a suburb of Glasgow near Drumchapel.

Scadden Early Origins



The surname Scadden 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.

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Scadden Spelling Variations


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Scadden Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kiscadden, Kisscadden, Garscadden, Gearscadden, Kearscadden, Gerscadden, Kerscadden, Carscadden, Carescadden, Carcadden, Carcaden, Corscadden, Corscaddan, Kirskadden and many more.

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Scadden Early History


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Scadden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scadden research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Scadden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scadden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Scadden Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Scadden Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Scadden In Ireland


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Scadden In Ireland



Some of the Scadden family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 233 words (17 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Scadden Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Richard Scadden, aged 27, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863
  • Jane Scadden, aged 26, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863
  • Richard Scadden, aged 3, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863
  • Thomas Scadden, aged 1, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863
  • James Scadden, aged 1 month, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Scadden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Scadden (post 1700)



  • Dr. Lawrence Scadden, American scientist who has explored the field of human echolocation, the ability of humans to detect objects in their environment by sensing echoes, known for his 1970 book "Seeing with the skin," eponym of the Lawrence A. Scadden Outstanding Teacher Award of the Year for Students With Disabilities

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    4. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    6. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    7. 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, 1968. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    10. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
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    The Scadden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Scadden 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 14 September 2015 at 08:12.

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