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Lader Surname Meaning

Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Leder . German and Dutch: occupational name for a cargo handler from an agent derivative of Middle High German Middle Dutch laden ‘to load to fill’. English: variant of Leader .

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

Similar surnames: Bader, Loder, Ladner, Ader, Rader, Leder, Hader, Nader, Lander, Lauer

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Where is the Lader family from?

You can see how Lader families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lader family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lader families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 16 Lader families living in Quebec. This was about 57% of all the recorded Lader's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Lader families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lader surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lader ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lader. 18% of Lader men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Lader women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lader were Clerk and Housewife. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
  • Finisher
  • Saleslady
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lader. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lader 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 822 immigration records available for the last name Lader. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lader. For the veterans among your Lader ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lader lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lader life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Lader in 1957 was 61, and 83 in 2004.

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