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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


Similar surnames: Wade, Lake, Lande, Lage, Lyde, Glade, Bade, Slade, Lane, Gade

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Where is the Lade family from?

You can see how Lade families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lade family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lade families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 194 Lade families living in Sussex. This was about 79% of all the recorded Lade's in the UK. Sussex had the highest population of Lade families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lade surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lade ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Master Butcher and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lade. 30% of Lade men worked as a Master Butcher and 82% of Lade women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lade were Gardener and Housekeeper.

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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 Male Occupations in 1939

  • Master Butcher
    30%
  • General Labourer
    30%
  • Chauffeur
    18%
  • Gardener
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    82%
  • Private Means
    5%
  • Domestic Duties
    5%
  • Housekeeper
    4%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Lade. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lade census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lade. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lade. For the veterans among your Lade ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lade lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Lade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Lade in 1960 was 24, and 80 in 2004.

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