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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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Where is the Rado family from?

You can see how Rado families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rado family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rado families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Rado family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Rado's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Rado families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rado surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rado ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rado. 25% of Rado men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Rado women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rado were Truck Driver and Milliner.

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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

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Manager
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    20%
  • Operator
    15%
  • New Worker
    15%
  • Milliner
    10%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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