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Cady Family History

Cady Name Meaning
English (Suffolk): probably a variant of Caddy.Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Cadé (see Cade) or Cadet.Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Gäde (see Gade), Göde (see Goede), or Köthe, all from the medieval personal name Godo.

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

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73,229 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
16,500 Military Records
4,478 Immigration Records
74,522 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Cady Families

  • Number of Cady families
     182 - 361
     61 - 181
     1 - 60
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cady families
     72 - 142
     25 - 71
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cady families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Cady Family Origin

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Cady Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cady

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Cady Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cady census records

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Cady Civil War Service Records

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