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Kader Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic qadir ‘powerful’ or qadir ‘able’, ‘capable’. Both Al-Qadir ‘the All-Powerful’ and Al-Qadir ‘the Capable’ are attributes of Allah. Qadir is found in combinations such as ?Abd-ul-Qadir ‘servant of the All-Powerful’ or Nur-ul-Qadir ‘light of the All-Powerful’. ?Abdul-Qadir al-Jilani (1077–1166) was one of the most celebrated Sufis in Islam. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name from Hebrew qador ‘potter’. Czech (Kader): nickname for someone with curly hair, from kader ‘curl’, now a rather old-fashioned term. Compare Kudrna. German: perhaps from the Germanic personal name Cado.

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


Similar surnames: Kacer, Ader, Kade, Kadar, Rader, Nader, Sader, Hader, Kuder, Kamer

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Where is the Kader family from?

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

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kader. 23% of Kader men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Kader women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kader were Truck Driver and Seamstress.

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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

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    27%
  • Waitress
    20%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Seamstress
    14%
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kader. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kader. For the veterans among your Kader ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kader lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kader life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kader in 1957 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

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