Flad Family History

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Flad Name Meaning

from Middle High German vlade ‘thin (sheet) cake’; probably a metonymic occupational name for a baker. in southern Germany, a topographic name from Flad(e) ‘reed’, ‘sedge’. variant of Flath 2.

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


Similar surnames: Flak, Flax, Flach, Flack, Lau, Lad, Olan, Flam, Land, Flash

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Flad Family Origin

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Flad Family Occupations

What did your Flad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Flad family was Civil Engineer. Baker, Tailor and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flad. The most common Flad occupation in the USA was Baker. 8% of Flad's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Civil Engineer

    4%

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

Flad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Flad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flad 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Flad. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Flad. For the veterans among your Flad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flad Life Expectancy

What is the average Flad lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Flad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Flad in 1954 was 47, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flad 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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