Vader Family History

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Vader Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German vader ‘father’, ‘senior’; in the Middle Ages this was used a term of address for someone who was senior in rank or age.

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

Similar surnames: Vater, Rader, Mader, Ader, Fader, Hader, Valder, Lader, Bader, Kader

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Vader Family Origin

Where is the Vader family from?

Vader Family Occupations

What did your Vader ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Vader occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Vader's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vader. A less common occupation for the Vader family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Vader Historical Records

What Vader family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Vader. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vader 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 703 immigration records available for the last name Vader. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Vader. For the veterans among your Vader ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vader Life Expectancy

What is the average Vader lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Vader life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Vader in 1959 was 54, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vader

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vader 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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