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"ADAN, ADEN. These surnames, recorded in the Aberdeen Directory, are derived from the name of the old lands and barony of Auden or Aden in Aberdeenshire (? the Aldin Alenn of the Book of Deer). Andrew Aden, weaver in the Spittal bounds of Aberdeen, is in record in 1683 and 1695 (ROA., i, p. 240, 245). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Adan Family History

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