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Radaker Surname Meaning

Americanized form of North German Radeker or Rädeker: Westphalian occupational name for a wheelwright a shortening of or a word formation parallel to Rademaker .

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


Similar surnames: Rader, Rademaker, Ramaker, Raker, Reder, Bracker, Landaker, Redeker

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Where is the Radaker family from?

You can see how Radaker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Radaker family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Radaker families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 17 Radaker families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Radaker's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Radaker families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Radaker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Radaker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Miner and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Radaker. 31% of Radaker men worked as a Miner and 100% of Radaker women worked as a Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Miner
    31%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Coal Miner
    18%
  • Farmer
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 837 census records available for the last name Radaker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Radaker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 22 immigration records available for the last name Radaker. 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 223 military records available for the last name Radaker. For the veterans among your Radaker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Radaker lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Radaker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Radaker in 1963 was 38, and 50 in 2004.

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