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Zadra Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name from the old Venetian dialect word zadro ‘theater’. The term has survived in the names of several Venetian streets and squares which once housed theaters.

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

Similar surnames: Zara, Barra, Madera, Rada, Capra, Taira, Parra, Badia, Fara, Mara

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Where is the Zadra family from?

You can see how Zadra families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zadra family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Zadra families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Zadra families living in Quebec. This was about 70% of all the recorded Zadra's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Zadra families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zadra surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zadra ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Miner and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zadra. 19% of Zadra men worked as a Miner and 60% of Zadra women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zadra were Mechanic 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

  • Miner
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 818 census records available for the last name Zadra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zadra 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 652 immigration records available for the last name Zadra. 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 188 military records available for the last name Zadra. For the veterans among your Zadra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zadra lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Zadra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Zadra in 1961 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

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