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Parady Name Meaning

Hungarian (Parády): habitational name for someone from Parád in Hever county, a place famous for the medicinal qualities of its foul-smelling mineral water. Americanized spelling of French Paradis.

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

Similar surnames: Varady, Bardy, Kanady, Pardi, Garay, Tardy, Pray, Paradis, Paradee

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Where is the Parady family from?

You can see how Parady families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Parady family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Parady families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 19 Parady families living in Quebec. This was about 90% of all the recorded Parady's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Parady families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Parady surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Parady ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Parady. 29% of Parady men worked as a Laborer and 46% of Parady women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parady were Farm Laborer and Clerk.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Millwright
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Waitress
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Parady. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parady 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 173 immigration records available for the last name Parady. 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 464 military records available for the last name Parady. For the veterans among your Parady ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Parady lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Parady life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Parady in 1951 was 43, and 61 in 2004.

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