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Eade Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from a Middle English short form of Adam, found mainly in Scotland and northern England. English: from Eda, a Middle English short form of the female personal name Edith (Old English Eadg¯{dh} ‘prosperity battle’). Americanized spelling of Norwegian Eide.

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


Similar surnames: Bade, Cade, Wade, Lade, Tade, Dade, Gade, Ade, Sale, Lane

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Where is the Eade family from?

You can see how Eade families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eade family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eade families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Eade families living in Maine. This was about 67% of all the recorded Eade's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Eade families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eade surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eade ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eade. 20% of Eade men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Eade women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eade were Carpenter and Seamstress. .

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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
    20%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    22%
  • School Teacher
    9%
  • Housework
    9%
  • Seamstress
    9%
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Census Records

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Eade. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eade 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Eade. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Eade. For the veterans among your Eade ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eade lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Eade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Eade in 1962 was 64, and 76 in 2004.

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