Shade Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived near a boundary, from Old English scead ‘boundary’. nickname for a very thin man, from Middle English schade ‘shadow’, ‘wraith’. Americanized spelling of German and Dutch Schade.

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

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Shade Family Origin

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Shade Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Shade occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Shade's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shade. A less common occupation for the Shade family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Shade | Data not to scale

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Shade Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Shade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shade in 1942 was 40, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shade

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