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Badder Name Meaning

English (Wiltshire):: possibly a variant with an unrounded first vowel of Boder . perhaps occasionally a habitational name from Great and Little Baddow in Essex though this is not strongly supported by the modern distribution of the surname in Britain. The placename is an old name of the river Chelmer and its origin is unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Badders, Calder, Mander, Badger, Bandel, Baker, Hadder, Lander

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Where is the Badder family from?

You can see how Badder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Badder family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Badder families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Badder family living in Maryland. This was about 50% of all the recorded Badder's in USA. Maryland and 1 other state had the highest population of Badder families in 1840.
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What did your Badder ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Badder. 33% of Badder men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Badder women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Badder were Office Clerk and Housekeeper. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    33%
  • Farming
    17%
  • Office Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    24%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Retail Sales Lady
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Badder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Badder 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 348 immigration records available for the last name Badder. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 465 military records available for the last name Badder. For the veterans among your Badder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Badder lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Badder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Badder in 1952 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

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