Rado Family History

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Rado Name Meaning

Catalan (Radó): from the Germanic personal name Rado. Catalan (Radó): nickname for a fat person, variant of Rodó, from a derivative of Latin rotundus ‘round’. Italian: from a Germanic personal name, Rato, Rado, Ratdo. Hungarian (Radó): from the old secular name Radó, from Rád (Slavic Rad).

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

Similar surnames: Rad, Rada, Rados, Radi, Raco, Grado, Rayo, Raso, Rao, Rando

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Rado Family Origin

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Rado Family Occupations

What did your Rado ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rado family was Farming. The most common Rado occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 9% of Rado's were Clerk In Stores. Clerk In Store, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rado.

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  • Clerk In Store

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Farming


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

Rado Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rado. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rado 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rado. 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 Rado. For the veterans among your Rado ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rado Life Expectancy

What is the average Rado lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rado life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rado in 1955 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rado

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rado 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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