Rad Name Meaning

Muslim: variant of Raad. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with rad, rat ‘advice’, ‘counsel’. Hungarian (Rád): from the old secular personal name Rád, from Slavic Rad ‘joyful’ (see Rada).

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


Similar surnames: Radi, Rado, Rada, Rau, Rand, Ras, Raad, Ram, Gad, Ray

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Rad Family Origin

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Rad Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • On Farm

    13%
  • Rr Contracter

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rad family was Rr Contracter. Farmer, Carpenter and On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rad. The most common Rad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Rad's were Farmers.

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Rad Historical Records

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Rad Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Rad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Rad in 1963 was 79, and 55 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rad

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