Fader Family History

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Fader Name Meaning

German; of uncertain derivation; possibly a nickname from Old High German (or modern Low German ) fader ‘father’, or alternatively an occupational name for a carpenter who fashioned roof beams, from pfate ‘beam’, ‘timber’. Respelling of German Feder.

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

Similar surnames: Bader, Rader, Hader, Feder, Faler, Mader, Faden, Fager, Ader, Lader

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Fader Family Origin

Where is the Fader family from?

Fader Family Occupations

What did your Fader ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Sailor and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fader. A less common occupation for the Fader family was Fishing. The most common Fader occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Fader's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Sailor

  • Cooper

  • Fishing


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

Fader Historical Records

What Fader family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Fader. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fader 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fader. 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 Fader. For the veterans among your Fader ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fader Life Expectancy

What is the average Fader lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Fader life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Fader in 1957 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fader

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fader 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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