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Bader Name Meaning

German Swiss German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (also Bäder): occupational name for an attendant in or owner of a public bath house from an agent derivative of Middle High German bat ‘bath’ (Old High German bad) modern German Bad. In former times such attendants undertook a variety of functions including blood-letting tooth-pulling shaving and hair-cutting. The surname of German origin is also found in Hungary where it is mostly spelled Báder and in France (Alsace). French (southern): variant of Badié (see Badie ). Arabic: variant of Badr . Bearers of this surname are both Muslims and Christians.

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

Similar surnames: Hader, Bauer, Ader, Lader, Rader, Baker, Baer, Buder, Nader, Mader

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Where is the Bader family from?

You can see how Bader families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bader family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bader families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 24 Bader families living in London. This was about 21% of all the recorded Bader's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Bader families in 1891.
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What did your Bader ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Private Means and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Bader. 34% of Bader men worked as a Private Means and 81% of Bader women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bader were General Labourer and Millinery Finisher. .

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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

  • Private Means
  • Merchant
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Ladies Tailoring
  • Millinery Finisher
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Bader. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Bader. For the veterans among your Bader ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bader lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bader life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bader in 1944 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

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