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Cada Name Meaning

Czech (Cáda): descriptive nickname from Old Czech cad- ‘smoke’, applied to someone with dark skin. Filipino: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Carda, Cara, Duda, Lada, Rada, Bara, Cade, Cala, Papa, Buda

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Where is the Cada family from?

You can see how Cada families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cada family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cada families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Cada families living in New Hampshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Cada's in the USA. New Hampshire had the highest population of Cada families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cada surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cada ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cada. 32% of Cada men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Cada women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cada were Salesman and Stenographer.

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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
    32%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farming
    15%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cada. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cada 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 872 immigration records available for the last name Cada. 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 502 military records available for the last name Cada. For the veterans among your Cada ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cada lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Cada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Cada in 1955 was 26, and 77 in 2004.

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