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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, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863
  • Jane Scadden, aged 26, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863
  • Richard Scadden, aged 3, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863
  • Thomas Scadden, aged 1, arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863
  • James Scadden, aged 1 month, 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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    6. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    11. ...

    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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