Flad Family History

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Flad Name Meaning

from Middle High German vlade ‘thin (sheet) cake’; probably a metonymic occupational name for a baker. in southern Germany, a topographic name from Flad(e) ‘reed’, ‘sedge’. variant of Flath 2.

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


Similar surnames: Flak, Flax, Flach, Flack, Lau, Lad, Olan, Flam, Land, Flash

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Flad Family Origin

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Flad Family Occupations

What did your Flad ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Flad. 20% of Flad men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Flad women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Flad were Manager and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Manager
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Sales Lady
    17%
  • Operator
    17%

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

Flad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Flad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flad 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 664 immigration records available for the last name Flad. 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 Flad. For the veterans among your Flad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flad Life Expectancy

What is the average Flad lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Flad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Flad in 1954 was 47, and 66 in 2004.

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