Cady Family History

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Cady Name Meaning

English (Suffolk): probably a variant of Caddy. Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Cadé (see Cade) or Cadet. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Gäde (see Gade), Göde (see Goede), or Köthe, all from the medieval personal name Godo.

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


Similar surnames: Caddy, Cade, Rady, Cap, Cay, Ady, Call, Carby, Codd, Lady

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Cady Family Origin

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Cady Family Occupations

What did your Cady ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Accountant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Cady. 25% of Cady men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Cady women worked as an Accountant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cady were Carpenter and Dock Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Cultivateur
    6%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Accountant
    9%
  • Bank
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Dock Laborer
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cady Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 77,000 census records available for the last name Cady. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cady 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Cady. 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 Card

There are 17,000 military records available for the last name Cady. For the veterans among your Cady ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cady Life Expectancy

What is the average Cady lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Cady life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Cady in 1944 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cady

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cady 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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