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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

What did your Faden ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Going To School

    29%
  • Butcher

    14%
  • Mason

    14%

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

Faden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Faden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faden 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Faden. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Faden. For the veterans among your Faden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Faden Life Expectancy

What is the average Faden lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faden 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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