Conrad Family History

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Conrad Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Konrad. In some cases the name may be French in origin, from the French form of the same name, or alternatively it may be an Americanized form of any of the various cognates in other languages, such as Dutch Koenraad or Czech Konrád.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Conrady, Konrad, Cord, Conrado, Conradi, Conradt, Conard, Conran

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Conrad Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Conrad name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Conrad. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Conrad Family Origin

Where is the Conrad family from?

Conrad Family Occupations

What did your Conrad ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Conrad family was Cigar Maker. The most common Conrad occupation in the UK was Baker. 12% of Conrad's were Bakers. Baker, Annuitant and C S Clerk E O Customs Officer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Conrad.

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  • Baker

  • Annuitant

  • C S Clerk E O Customs Officer

  • Cigar Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Conrad ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Conrad Historical Records

What Conrad family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 212,000 census records available for the last name Conrad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Conrad census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 30,000 immigration records available for the last name Conrad. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 69,000 military records available for the last name Conrad. For the veterans among your Conrad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Conrad Life Expectancy

What is the average Conrad lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Conrad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Conrad in 1943 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Conrad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Conrad ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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