Fad Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Lad, Rad, Gad, Han, Yan, May, Pan, Hay, Ham, Pak

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Fad Family Origin

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Fad Family Occupations

What did your Fad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Fad's were Farmers. Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fad.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith


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

Fad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 889 census records available for the last name Fad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fad 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 129 immigration records available for the last name Fad. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Fad. For the veterans among your Fad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fad Life Expectancy

What is the average Fad lifespan?

Between 1991 and 2002, in the United States, Fad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fad in 1991 was 84, and 91 in 2002.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fad 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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