Mader Family History

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Mader Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a dyer or seller of dye, from Middle English mad(d)er ‘madder’ (Old English mædere), a pink to red dye obtained from the roots of the madder plant. German and Dutch (Mader, Mäder): occupational name for a reaper or mower, Middle High German mader, mæder, Middle Dutch mader. French (southwestern and southeastern): metonymic occupational name for a carpenter.

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


Similar surnames: Maser, Rader, Mander, Mager, Moder, Ader, Hader, Mayer, Bader, Fader

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Mader Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mader name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mader. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    39%

  • Germanic Europe

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    7%

  • France

    3%

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Mader Family Origin

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Mader Family Occupations

What did your Mader ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mader family was Laborer. The most common Mader occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Mader's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mader.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mader ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mader Historical Records

What Mader family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Mader. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mader 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Mader. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Mader. For the veterans among your Mader ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mader Life Expectancy

What is the average Mader lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mader life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mader in 1950 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mader

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mader ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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