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Bade Surname Meaning

English (North Yorkshire) and Scottish: probably from a Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Bad(d)a which is perhaps a short form of various compound names with the first element beadu ‘battle’. North German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name composed with badu ‘strife battle’. North German: occupational name from Middle Low German bade ‘messenger’.

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


Similar surnames: Gade, Cade, Wade, Bode, Eade, Lade, Ade, Babe, Bake, Tade

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Where is the Bade family from?

You can see how Bade families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bade family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bade families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 20 Bade families living in London. This was about 27% of all the recorded Bade's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Bade families in 1891.
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What did your Bade ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Bade. 100% of Bade men worked as a General Labourer and 100% of Bade 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Bade. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Bade lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bade in 1954 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

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