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Rader Family History

Rader Name Meaning
occupational name for a wheelwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rat ‘wheel’.(Räder): metonymic occupational name for a flour sifter or mill hand, from Middle High German reder ‘sieve’.occasionally an occupational name from Middle Low German rader ‘adviser’.from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements rad, rat ‘advice’, ‘counsel’ + heri ‘army’.Americanized spelling of German Röder (see Roeder).

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

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16,568 Military Records
3,249 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Rader Families

  • Number of Rader families
     164 - 326
     55 - 163
     1 - 54
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rader families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rader last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Rader Family Origin

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Rader Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rader

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Rader Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Rader Civil War Service Records

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