Faden Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a tailor, from respectively Middle High German vadem and modern German Faden, both meaning ‘thread’.

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


Similar surnames: Fader, Hader, Bader, Laden, Naden, Lader, Boden, Hanen, Aden, Kaden

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Faden Family Origin

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Faden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Going To School

    29%
  • Butcher

    14%
  • Mason

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Faden family was Mason. Farmer, Going To School and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faden. The most common Faden occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Faden's were Farmers.

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Faden Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Faden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Faden in 1951 was 26, and 96 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faden

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