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Lada Surname Meaning

Polish (mainly Łada) and Czech (Moravian): from a short form of the Polish personal name Ładysław Czech Ladislav both from Vladislav (Latinized as Ladislaus) a Slavic name composed of the elements vlad ‘to rule’ (from Old Slavic vlasti later vladati) + slav ‘glory’ or ‘famous’ (from slava ‘glory’). Compare 2 below. Hungarian: from Lad(a) a short form of the personal name Ladomér a Hungarian form of Slavic Vladimir (see Lado 2 compare 1 above). Hungarian (Láda): metonymic occupational name for a joiner from Hungarian láda ‘box’ from Middle High German lade ‘box coffin’. Czech: topographic name from lada ‘heath’. Altered form of American French Leday 1 .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ladas, Landa, Rada, Sada, Lade, Kara, Seda, Lady, Lama, Lapa

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You can see how Lada families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lada family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Lada families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 8 Lada families living in Devon. This was about 44% of all the recorded Lada's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Lada families in 1891.
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What did your Lada ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Lada. 100% of Lada women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lada. 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 Cards

There are 819 military records available for the last name Lada. For the veterans among your Lada ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lada lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lada in 1944 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

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