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Rado Surname Meaning

Catalan (Radó): from the ancient Germanic personal name Rado. Catalan (Radó): nickname for a fat person a variant of Rodó from a derivative of Latin rotundus ‘round’. Italian: from an ancient Germanic personal name Rato Rado Ratdo (from rād ‘advice counsel’) or in some cases possibly from the personal name Corrado with loss of the first syllable. Hungarian (Radó): from the old personal name Radó from Rád of Slavic origin (see Rad ). Croatian: of Hungarian origin (see 4 above). Croatian: probably an Italianized form of Radić (see Radic ).7: Slovak: from the personal name Rado a short form of compound names based on Old Slavic radъ ‘merry glad’ (see e.g. Radek ). In part it is of similar Hungarian origin (see 4 above).

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


Similar surnames: Rad, Rada, Rados, Radi, Raco, Grado, Rayo, Raso, Rao, Rando

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You can see how Rado families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rado family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rado families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Rado families living in London. This was about 75% of all the recorded Rado's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Rado families in 1891.
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What did your Rado ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Rado. 100% of Rado 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
    100%
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Passenger Lists

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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Rado. For the veterans among your Rado ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rado lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rado life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rado in 1955 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

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