Reade Family History

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Reade Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

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

Similar surnames: Reede, Readel, Reader, Read, Reape, Eade, Meade, Rease, Ready, Keadle

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Reade Family Origin

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Reade Family Occupations

What did your Reade ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Reade occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Reade's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reade family was Carpenter. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reade.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Reade ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Reade Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Reade. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reade 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Reade. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Reade. For the veterans among your Reade ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reade Life Expectancy

What is the average Reade lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Reade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Reade in 1960 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reade

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reade ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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