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Rados Family History

Rados Name Meaning

Hungarian: from the old secular personal name Rados. Serbian and Croatian (Radoš): from the personal name Radoš, a derivative of Radoslav, composed of the Old Slavic elements rad ‘merry’, ‘joyful’ + slav ‘glory’.

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


Similar surnames: Rado, Rada, Dragos, Raco, Makos, Ramus, Banos, Janos, Radde, Palos

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Where is the Rados family from?

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

What did your Rados ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rados. 37% of Rados men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Rados women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rados were New Worker and Operator.

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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
    37%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Miner
    20%
  • New Worker
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    34%
  • Maid
    34%
  • Operator
    34%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 775 immigration records available for the last name Rados. 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 609 military records available for the last name Rados. For the veterans among your Rados ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rados lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rados life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rados in 1945 was 20, and 72 in 2004.

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