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Kade Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Kade near Magdeburg, Kaaden (German name of Kaden in North Bohemia), or Kaden in Westerwald. Czech (Káde): nickname for a fat man, from kád’ ‘tub’, ‘vat’. Indian (Maharashtra); pronounced as two syllables: Hindu (Maratha) name of unknown meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Gade, Kaden, Kale, Wade, Kase, Kader, Bade, Cade, Lade, Sade

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Where is the Kade family from?

You can see how Kade families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kade family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kade families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Kade families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 82% of all the recorded Kade's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Kade families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kade surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kade ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kade. 22% of Kade men worked as a Farmer and 39% of Kade women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kade were Truck Driver and Laborer.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Miner
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    39%
  • Housekeeper
    31%
  • Waitress
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kade. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kade census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 659 immigration records available for the last name Kade. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Kade. For the veterans among your Kade ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kade lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kade in 1955 was 43, and 97 in 2004.

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