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Gade Name Meaning

Danish and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived on the main street of a town from gade ‘street thoroughfare’. German (also Gäde): from a personal name a short form of various compound names (for example Gottlieb ) formed with Middle Low German gōd ‘good’ or god got ‘god’. Compare Gaede . German: from Old Saxon gigado Middle High German gate ‘companion’ a byname for a companionable man. Indian (Maharashtra; pronounced as two syllables): Maratha metonymic occupational name denoting a carter from Marathi gaḍa ‘cart’. Indian (Andhra Pradesh): variant of Gadde .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Gade family from?

You can see how Gade families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gade family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gade families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Gade families living in Ontario. This was about 43% of all the recorded Gade's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Gade families in 1911.
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What did your Gade ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Gade. 100% of Gade men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Gade. 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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There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Gade. For the veterans among your Gade ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gade lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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