Quade Family History

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Quade Name Meaning

German: nickname for an evil man, from Middle Low German quat ‘evil’, ‘malicious’, ‘false’, or a topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Low German quat ‘dirt’, ‘refuse’. Irish: reduced and altered form of McQuaid.

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

Similar surnames: Gade, Bunde, Quast, Bade, Tade, Cade, Budde, Dade, Quandt, Aude

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Quade Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Quade name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Quade Family Origin

Where is the Quade family from?

Quade Family Occupations

What did your Quade ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Quade family was Painter. The most common Quade occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Quade's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quade.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Painter


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

Quade Historical Records

What Quade family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Quade. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quade 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Quade. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Quade. For the veterans among your Quade ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quade Life Expectancy

What is the average Quade lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Quade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Quade in 1950 was 27, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quade

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quade 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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