Lad Name Meaning

Indian (Gujarat): Hindu (Vania) name, which is said to be from Sanskrit la?ta, denoting an area of southern Gujarat. Indian (Maharashtra): Hindu (Brahman, Maratha) name, possibly of the same origin as the Gujarati name. The Marathas have a clan called Lad.

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


Similar surnames: Lal, Lai, Lau, Land, Lax, Flad, Lada, Lu, Mand, Lio

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Lad Family Origin

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Lad Family Occupations

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In 1939, Bricklayer and Companion were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lad. 20% of Lad men worked as a Bricklayer and 25% of Lad women worked as a Companion. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lad were General Labourer (incapacitate and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
    20%
  • Cinema Proprietress
    20%
  • Compositor
    20%
  • General Labourer (incapacitate
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Companion
    25%
  • Domestic
    25%
  • Traveling Labourer
    25%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lad Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Lad. For the veterans among your Lad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lad Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Lad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Lad in 1966 was 77, and 60 in 2004.

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