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Ader Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a derivative of a Germanic personal name (see Ade). German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German ader ‘vein’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a barber-surgeon, one of whose functions was to let blood.

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


Similar surnames: Rader, Bader, Hader, Lader, Nader, Kader, Adler, Mader, Adel, Ander

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Where is the Ader family from?

You can see how Ader families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ader family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ader families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Ader families living in Indiana. This was about 25% of all the recorded Ader's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Ader families in 1840.
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What did your Ader ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ader. 18% of Ader men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Ader women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ader were Farm Laborer and Operator.

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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
    18%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Operator
    9%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Ader. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ader 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 Ader. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Ader. For the veterans among your Ader ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ader lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ader life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ader in 1944 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

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