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Madden is the English tranlation for the Irish surname O'Madain which means "son of the hound". Most likely the hound began as a nickname as the hounds attributes were speed and loyalty. The name dates from 1000AD.

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michael madden

i michael madden in ballycroy co mayo my dad yas a famous rug weaver dont know where his parents are buired can any body help thank you


michael maddenborn in ballycroy co mayo 29 09 1946 son off patrick madden famous rug weaver and my mother margaret gruddy geesala co mayo

LeeAnn Madden

My Name is LeeAnn Madden - I live in Tennessee. When I research the name it always says of Irish origin, but when I did my DNA test it said I was of Scottish origin??? I am not sure, but I grew up being told I was from Irish ancestry. My paternal grandfather was from Erin, TN which I understand has a large amount of Irish people.


Brothers left Ireland landed in Quebec Canada walked over the border to Essex County New York Jay Black Brook area Lake Placid New York Will Madden family had a farm in Jay New York Thomas took over the farm and had many children. Names related are English, Carey, Hurley, Kennedy, Dwyer, Sullivan, and DEvlin.

Patrick Thomas Madden.

my father and mother are both from n ireland.arthur and annie grannie and grandad had a small mum and dad came over to scotland to live and had a family of 10 ,6 boys and 4 girls. i will have to go to galway some time i to see where all the maddens come from.

Michael Madden

My name is Michael Martin Madden I live in Dundalk Ireland son of Patrick Madden rug weaver who lived in Ballycroy Co Mayo.

catherine hankins

My grandmother was Alta Mae Madden, born in Seminole Oklahoma in 1896. Looking for any information concerning her father John Frank Madden born 1867 and a nephew named R C Madden born 1919 in Seminole Oklahoma. Appreciate any info Anyone can send.


Michael O'Madden 1804-1881

Loretta Madden-Holman

Hello. My maiden name is Madden, my father Patrick Joseph Madden (born in Castletown Bear) was the son of Patrick Joseph Madden. My grandfather was killed/died when my dad was only 3 and I am looking for the Maddens whose parents were Thomas Madden and Catherine Kennedy Madden.

Michael Madden

My name is Michael Madden, and after reading this post, I'd like to touch base with Cian O'maidin, as my father tells the same story, I live in Milwaukee WI, and would very much like to speak. my email is


patrick madden rug weaver who lived in ballycroy co mayo died i3 nov 1968

Don Massey

Madden family in America Emigration to Connecticut in 1890 Clan comes from Durrow area

Julie stevens

My Madden family are the Lancashire UK section. Im amazed at how many branches this tree has.

Cian O'maidin

Hello My father's family all left for America during the famine, the left from Co Cork. We use the gaelic version of our family name. O'maidin - which can be Madden or OMadden My dad seemed to think his family landed in Milwaukee and Vermont


My Maiden name is Madden. Father is Joseph Wayne. Grand father is Jodie Lee. GGF is Rufus. Followed by Demosthenes who was the son of Michael Madden (O’Madden) from Galway. Would love to find any living relative that still lives is galway

Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Madden name has a long history in the British Isles, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Madden story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Madden surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, (O’) Donoghue, McDonald, and Hughes in Ireland.

Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscriptions as Dumnovellaunos in Brittany meaning “Deep Valour” equivalent to Irish Domhnaill. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Madden story begins in pre-history Donegal then moves to north-east Ireland where the family can be traced back to the Dal Riata. An ancestor and many of his kin will then move to Scotland during the Dark Ages.

Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit

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