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Hader Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Middle High German hader ‘discord’, ‘argument’, ‘quarrel’, German Hader. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German hader ‘tattered clothes’, ‘rags’, German Hader, hence a nickname for a scruffy person or a metonymic occupational name for a trader in rags. German (Häder): variant of Heider.

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


Similar surnames: Hager, Haber, Bader, Rader, Ader, Hamer, Hayer, Lader, Haker, Haver

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Where is the Hader family from?

You can see how Hader families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hader family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hader families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Hader families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Hader's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Hader families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hader surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hader ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hader. 18% of Hader men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Hader women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hader were New Worker and Housewife.

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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
    18%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Farming
    6%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    22%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Beauty Operator
    11%
  • Housewife
    11%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hader. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hader 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 991 immigration records available for the last name Hader. 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 Hader. For the veterans among your Hader ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hader lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hader life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Hader in 1959 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

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