Ladd Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a servant, Middle English ladde. The word first appeared in the 13th century, with the meaning ‘servant’ or ‘man of humble birth’, the modern meaning of ‘young man’, ‘boy’ being a later shift.

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


Similar surnames: Gadd, Sadd, Lady, Land, Lade, Lada, Lind, Lard, Sand, Lader

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Ladd Family Origin

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Ladd Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ladd family was Carpenter. The most common Ladd occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Ladd's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ladd.

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Ladd Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Ladd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ladd in 1944 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ladd

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