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Tada Name Meaning

Japanese: from a common place name meaning ‘many rice paddies’. Some bearers descend from the Minamoto, Fujiwara, and other important clans. The surname is listed in the Shinsen shojiroku.

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


Similar surnames: Sada, Hada, Toda, Wada, Tsuda, Ueda, Baba, Sawa, Haga, Dada

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Where is the Tada family from?

You can see how Tada families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tada family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Tada families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Tada families living in British Columbia. This was about 83% of all the recorded Tada's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Tada families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tada surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tada ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tada. 35% of Tada men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Tada women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tada were Salesman and Stenographer.

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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
    35%
  • Cook
    15%
  • Gardener
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    37%
  • Farmer
    28%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • Stenographer
    19%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tada. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tada 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tada. 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 426 military records available for the last name Tada. For the veterans among your Tada ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tada lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Tada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Tada in 1965 was 78, and 85 in 2004.

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