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The Warrdan name was originally an Anglo-Saxon name that was given to a guard or watchman. Interestingly, the name Warrdan was originally from the Anglo-French word wardein, meaning guardian.

Warrdan Early Origins



The surname Warrdan was first found in Hertfordshire where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Warrdan Spelling Variations


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Warrdan Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Warrdan has undergone many spelling variations, including Warden, Wardan, Werden and others.

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Warrdan Early History


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Warrdan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Warrdan research. Another 232 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1273, 1352, 1379, 1627, 1614, 1640, 1716, 1664, 1683 and 1758 are included under the topic Early Warrdan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Warrdan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Warrdan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include: John Warden, English politician, Member of Parliament for Hereford in 1614; and Sir John Werden (also Worden), 1st Baronet Cholmeaton in the County of Chester (1640-1716), an English barrister, judge, politician, and diplomat. Born in Cholmeaton, he was the eldest son of...

Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Warrdan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Warrdan In Ireland


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Warrdan In Ireland



Some of the Warrdan family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 45 words (3 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



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Warrdan were among those contributors: Thomas Warden settled in Virginia in 1623; James and Joseph Warden settled in New York State in 1804; William Warden settled in Virginia in 1774.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    11. ...

    The Warrdan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Warrdan 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 19 April 2017 at 08:13.

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