Gade Name Meaning

Danish and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by a main street, from gade ‘street’, ‘thoroughfare’. German: from a personal name, a short form of the various compound names (for example Gottlieb) formed with Middle Low German god ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’, or from Old Saxon gigado, Middle High German gate ‘companion’, a byname for a compatible man. (Gäde): see Gaede. Indian (Maharashtra); pronounced as two syllables: Hindu (Maratha) name, probably from Marathi ga?da ‘cart’.

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

Similar surnames: Gale, Bade, Wade, Glade, Garde, Kade, Lade, Gaden, Cade, Game

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Gade Family Origin

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Gade Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Baker


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In 1880, the most common Gade occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Gade's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gade. A less common occupation for the Gade family was Baker.

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Gade Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Gade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gade in 1953 was 71, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gade

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