Bader Family History

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Bader Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for an attendant in or owner of a public bath house, from an agent derivative of Middle High German bat ‘bath’ (Old High German bad), German Bad. In former times, such attendants undertook a variety of functions, including blood-letting, tooth-pulling, and hair-cutting. Southern French: variant of Badié (see Badie).

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

Similar surnames: Hader, Bauer, Ader, Lader, Rader, Baker, Baer, Buder, Nader, Mader

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Bader Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bader name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bader. 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


  • European Jewish


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Bader Family Origin

Where is the Bader family from?

Bader Family Occupations

What did your Bader ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bader family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bader. The most common Bader occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Bader's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Butcher

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bader ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bader Historical Records

What Bader family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Bader. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bader 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Bader. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Bader. For the veterans among your Bader ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bader Life Expectancy

What is the average Bader lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bader life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bader in 1944 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bader 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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