Bade Family History

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Bade Name Meaning

English: probably from a Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Bad(d)a, which is of uncertain origin, perhaps a short form of the various compound names with the first element beadu ‘battle’. North German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with badu ‘strife’, ‘battle’. North German: occupational name from Middle Low German bade ‘messenger’.

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

Similar surnames: Gade, Cade, Wade, Bode, Eade, Lade, Ade, Babe, Bake, Tade

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Bade Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bade name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bade. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Bade Family Origin

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Bade Family Occupations

What did your Bade ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bade family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Laborer and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bade. The most common Bade occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Bade's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Shoe Maker

  • Shoemaker


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Bade Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Bade. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bade census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Bade. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Bade. For the veterans among your Bade ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bade Life Expectancy

What is the average Bade lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bade in 1954 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bade ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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