Lad Name Meaning

Indian (Gujarat): Hindu (Vania) name, which is said to be from Sanskrit la?ta, denoting an area of southern Gujarat. Indian (Maharashtra): Hindu (Brahman, Maratha) name, possibly of the same origin as the Gujarati name. The Marathas have a clan called Lad.

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


Similar surnames: Lal, Lai, Lau, Land, Lax, Flad, Lada, Lu, Mand, Lio

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Lad Family Origin

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Lad Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Lad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Lad's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lad family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lad.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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Lad Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lad Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Lad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Lad in 1966 was 77, and 60 in 2004.

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