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Radde Name Meaning

topographic name from any of several swamps so named. from the Low German and Frisian personal name Radde, a short form of any of the various Germanic personal names formed with rad, rat ‘counsel’, ‘advice’, for example Radebert, Radebold.

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


Similar surnames: Radke, Radder, Radle, Rada, Raque, Lande, Budde, Grande, Rados, Dade

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Where is the Radde family from?

You can see how Radde families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Radde family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Radde families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 16 Radde families living in Wisconsin. This was about 41% of all the recorded Radde's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Radde families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Radde surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Radde ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Radde. 21% of Radde men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Radde women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Radde were Salesman and Time Keeper.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Time Keeper
    14%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Radde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Radde census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 339 immigration records available for the last name Radde. 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 Cards

There are 338 military records available for the last name Radde. For the veterans among your Radde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Radde lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Radde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Radde in 1962 was 76, and 92 in 2004.

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