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Fader Name Meaning

German: possibly a nickname from Old High German (or modern Low German) fader ‘father’ or alternatively an occupational name for a carpenter who fashioned roof beams from pfate ‘beam timber’. Possibly also an Americanized form of German Feder .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Bader, Rader, Hader, Feder, Faler, Mader, Faden, Fager, Ader, Lader

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Where is the Fader family from?

You can see how Fader families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fader family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fader families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Fader family living in Maine. This was 100% of all the recorded Fader's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Fader families in 1840.
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What did your Fader ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fader. 17% of Fader men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Fader women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fader were Farmer and Operator. .

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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
    17%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Typist
    9%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Operator
    5%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Fader. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fader 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 Fader. 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 Fader. For the veterans among your Fader ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fader lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Fader life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Fader in 1957 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

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