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Adame Family History

Adame Surname Meaning

Basque and Spanish: from the Basque personal name Adame, Basque form of Adam.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Adames, Adamek, Adam, Adamec, Adami, Adams, Adamo, Ade, Adamik, Adie

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Where is the Adame family from?

You can see how Adame families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Adame family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Adame families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 51 Adame families living in Ontario. This was about 55% of all the recorded Adame's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Adame families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Adame surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Adame ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Adame. 100% of Adame women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

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Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Adame. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adame 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Adame. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Adame. For the veterans among your Adame ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Adame lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Adame life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Adame in 1952 was 52, and 60 in 2004.

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