Faden Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a tailor, from respectively Middle High German vadem and modern German Faden, both meaning ‘thread’.

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

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Faden Family Origin

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Faden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Bookkeeper

    10%
  • Carrige Maker

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

In 1880, the most common Faden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Faden's were Farmers. Farmer, Bookkeeper and Carrige Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faden. A less common occupation for the Faden family was Laborer.

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Faden Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Faden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Faden in 1951 was 26, and 96 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faden

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