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Trader Name Meaning

North German (Träder): from an agent derivative of North German trede ‘step’, ‘stair’; ‘path’. German: habitational name for someone from Trado near Kamenz.

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


Similar surnames: Treder, Trager, Grader, Rader, Brader, Reder, Bradner, Graper, Lader

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Trader Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Trader name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Trader. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    51%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    20%

  • Germanic Europe

    9%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

  • Norway

    3%

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Trader Family Origin

Where is the Trader family from?

Trader Family Occupations

What did your Trader ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Trader occupation in the UK was Butcher. 20% of Trader's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Trader family was Laundress. Butcher, Captain and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trader.

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  • Butcher

    20%
  • Captain

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laundress

    20%

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

Trader Historical Records

What Trader family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Trader. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trader 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 904 immigration records available for the last name Trader. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Trader. For the veterans among your Trader ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trader Life Expectancy

What is the average Trader lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Trader life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Trader in 1944 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trader

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trader 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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