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Ade Family History

Ade Name Meaning

Frisian and North German: from the personal name Ade, which is a pet form of Adam or various names beginning with Ad(al)-, for example Adolf, Adalbrecht (see Albrecht). English: from the personal name Ade, one of the many pet forms of Adam.

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


Similar surnames: Bade, Ades, Aye, Ace, Gade, Ale, Adel, Lade, Ader, Aden

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Where is the Ade family from?

You can see how Ade families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ade family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ade families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Ade family living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ade's in the USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Ade families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ade surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ade ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ade. 26% of Ade men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Ade women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ade were Manager and 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.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Manager
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Saleslady
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Ade. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ade 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ade. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Ade. For the veterans among your Ade ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ade lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Ade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Ade in 1950 was 66, and 74 in 2004.

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