Raad Family History

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Raad Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ra’id ‘model’, ‘leader’, ‘pioneer’. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for an adviser, counselor, or member of a town council, from raad ‘advice’, ‘counsel’.

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

Similar surnames: Rad, Raak, Saad, Raap, Rand, Samad, Haar, Mand, Laas, Gard

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Raad Family Origin

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Raad Family Occupations

What did your Raad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Raad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Raad's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raad. A less common occupation for the Raad family was Housework.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Harness Maker

  • Housework


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

Raad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Raad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raad 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Raad. 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 392 military records available for the last name Raad. For the veterans among your Raad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raad Life Expectancy

What is the average Raad lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Raad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Raad in 1956 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raad 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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