Gade Family History

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Gade Name Meaning

Danish and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by a main street, from gade ‘street’, ‘thoroughfare’. German: from a personal name, a short form of the various compound names (for example Gottlieb) formed with Middle Low German god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’, or from Old Saxon gigado, Middle High German gate ‘companion’, a byname for a compatible man. (Gäde): see Gaede. Indian (Maharashtra); pronounced as two syllables: Hindu (Maratha) name, probably from Marathi ga?da ‘cart’.

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

Similar surnames: Gale, Bade, Wade, Glade, Garde, Kade, Lade, Gaden, Cade, Game

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Gade Family Origin

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Gade Family Occupations

What did your Gade ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gade occupation in the UK was Corn Factor. 25% of Gade's were Corn Factors. Corn Factor, General Merchant & Bankers Clerk and Governess (Teacher) Small Day Little Boys were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gade. A less common occupation for the Gade family was Tobacco Pipe Maker.

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  • Corn Factor

  • General Merchant & Bankers Clerk

  • Governess (Teacher) Small Day Little Boys

  • Tobacco Pipe Maker


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

Gade Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Gade. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gade 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Gade. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Gade. For the veterans among your Gade ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gade Life Expectancy

What is the average Gade lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gade in 1953 was 71, and 76 in 2004.

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