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Lada Name Meaning

Polish (also Lada) and Czech (Moravian): from a pet form of the personal name Lada, a short form of Polish Wladyslaw, Ladyslaw, or Czech (V)ladislav (see Laszlo). Czech: topographic name from lada ‘heath’. Hungarian (Láda): metonymic occupational name for a joiner, from Hungarian láda ‘box’, from Middle High German lade ‘box’, ‘coffin’. Hungarian: from Lad(a) a short form of the personal name Ladomér, a Hungarian form of Slavic Vladimir.

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


Similar surnames: Ladas, Landa, Rada, Sada, Lade, Kara, Seda, Lady, Lama, Lapa

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Where is the Lada family from?

You can see how Lada families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lada family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Lada families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Lada families living in California. This was about 25% of all the recorded Lada's in the USA. California had the highest population of Lada families in 1880.
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What did your Lada ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lada. 31% of Lada men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Lada women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lada were Weaver and Saleslady.

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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
    31%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Weaver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    43%
  • Weaver
    29%
  • Saleslady
    29%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lada. 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 819 military records available for the last name Lada. For the veterans among your Lada ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lada lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lada in 1944 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

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