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Notable Persons Named Carden

Carden Wallace is a scientist.


Carden Gillenwater was an athlete. Carden was born on May 13th, 1918 in Riceville, Tennessee. He breathed his last breath on May 10th, 2000.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Carden

Shane Carden is a football player. Shane was born on November 6th, 1991 in Newport Beach, California.


Paul Carden is a soccer player for the Blackpool F.C., Rochdale A.F.C., Chester City F.C., Doncaster Rovers F.C., Peterborough United F.C., Burscough F.C., Burton Albion F.C., Accrington Stanley F.C., Cambridge United F.C., Wrexham F.C., and Luton Town F.C. Paul was born on March 29th, 1979 in Liverpool, England. Paul is also known as Carden and Paul Andrew.


John was born in 1892 in London. He breathed his last breath on December 10th, 1935.


Sir Sackville Carden is a military person. His military service ended in 1917.


David was born in Indiana.


Joan was born on October 9th, 1937.


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Popularity of Carden as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Carden U.S.
  White 89.05% 64.26%
  African American 5.47% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.97% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Carden

People with the last name Carden are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Carden

  • How Popular is the name Carden? Carden is the 20,787th most popular name of all time. As a last name Carden was the 4,143rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Carden have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 329 babies born with the first name Carden in the United States. That's more than enough people named Carden to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Carden? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Carden first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Carden is Wednesday, March 12th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Carden born? The highest recorded use of the first name Carden was in 2008 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Carden Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Carden is not a popular baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Carden: Your name in reverse order is Nedrac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rnedca. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Carden? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,548 people with the last name Carden.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Carden? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Carden as their last name.

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