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Dady Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Deady. Hungarian: habitational name for someone from a place called Dad, in Fejér and Komárom counties, or Dada, in Somogy and Szabolcs counties.

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


Similar surnames: Mady, Lady, Dory, Deady, Dade, Davy, Rada, Kade, Day, Rady

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Where is the Dady family from?

You can see how Dady families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dady family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dady families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Dady families living in New York. This was about 35% of all the recorded Dady's in USA. New York had the highest population of Dady families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dady surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dady ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dady. 26% of Dady men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Dady women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dady were Truck Driver and Secretary. .

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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

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    23%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Housework
    14%
  • Secretary
    10%
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Census Records

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

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What is the average Dady lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dady life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Dady in 1953 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

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