Lade Family History
Lade Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, so named from Old Norse hlað ‘pile or stack’ (for example, of wood or stones) or ‘pavement’. North German: short form of Ladwig, a variant of Ludwig. English: topographic name for someone living by a road, path, or watercourse, Middle English lade, lode (Old English (ge)lad).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press