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Rada Name Meaning

Spanish and Catalan: topographic name from rada ‘natural bay’. Spanish and Catalan: habitational name from places called Rada (Cantabria), Rada de Haro (Cuenca), La Rada (Albacete, Cuenca) or Rada de Moraira (Alacant), or from a Castilianized variant of Basque Arrada, habitational name from a place called Arrada in Navarre. Czech: from a short form of any of several Slavic personal names containing the first element rad- ‘glad’, ‘merry’, in particular Radoslav, in which the second element means ‘glory’, and Radomir, in which the second element means ‘great’, ‘famous’. Hungarian: from the old secular personal name Rada or Ráda, of Slavic origin.

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

Similar surnames: Sada, Rad, Lada, Rado, Radi, Raba, Rama, Prada, Roda, Rana

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Rada Family Origin

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Rada Family Occupations

What did your Rada ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Glass Painter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rada. 34% of Rada men worked as a Glass Painter

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Glass Painter
  • Refugie Heavylath Turner
  • Wool Dyer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Rada Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rada. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rada census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rada. 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 Card

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

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Rada Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Rada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rada in 1948 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

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