MacFadyen

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MacFadyen
Origin
Region of origin Scottish
Other names
Variant(s) McFadden, McFadyen

MacFadyen is a Scottish patronymic surname meaning "son of little Patrick". The Celtic prefix "Mac" means "son of", while "Fadyen" is a derivative of the Gaelic Pháidín, meaning "little Patrick". It is a variant of the surname McFadden, which has other variants. People with the surname include: [1] [2]

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  1. ^ "McFadden Surname Origin". searchforancestors.com. Retrieved 2008-01-07. 
  2. ^ "Macfadyen". houseofnames.com. Retrieved 2008-01-07.