Rademaker Family History

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Rademaker Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: occupational name for a wheelwright or, by extension, a cartwright, from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch rat ‘wheel’ + makære ‘maker’. Compare Stellmacher, Wagner.

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


Similar surnames: Radmacher, Radaker, Rader, Wedemeyer, Rodeheaver, Habecker, Riemer

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Rademaker Family Origin

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Rademaker Family Occupations

What did your Rademaker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rademaker family was Brick & Stone Maker. The most common Rademaker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Rademaker's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Boarding House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rademaker.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Boarding House

    4%
  • Brick & Stone Maker

    4%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rademaker ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rademaker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rademaker. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rademaker. For the veterans among your Rademaker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rademaker Life Expectancy

What is the average Rademaker lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Rademaker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rademaker in 1954 was 44, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rademaker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rademaker ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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