Rada Name Meaning

Spanish and Catalan: topographic name from rada ‘natural bay’. Spanish and Catalan: habitational name from places called Rada (Cantabria), Rada de Haro (Cuenca), La Rada (Albacete, Cuenca) or Rada de Moraira (Alacant), or from a Castilianized variant of Basque Arrada, habitational name from a place called Arrada in Navarre. Czech: from a short form of any of several Slavic personal names containing the first element rad- ‘glad’, ‘merry’, in particular Radoslav, in which the second element means ‘glory’, and Radomir, in which the second element means ‘great’, ‘famous’. Hungarian: from the old secular personal name Rada or Ráda, of Slavic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Sada, Rad, Lada, Rado, Radi, Raba, Rama, Prada, Roda, Rana

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Rada Family Origin

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Rada Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Segar Maker

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rada family was Shoemaker. The most common Rada occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Rada's were Farmers. Farmer and Segar Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rada.

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Between 1948 and 2004, Rada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rada in 1948 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rada

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