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Wade Genealogy & History

Wade is an English name derived from Old English "wada", meaning to go, or "(ge)waed", meaning to wade. The surname could be patronymic (based on the father's given name), descriptive of someone who lived by a ford, or someone feared based on the North Sea legend of sea-giant Wade. Wade family history dates back to the middle ages, with a feudal manor in Durham. American Wade genealogy dates to the 1630s in Massachusetts and Virginia, with the most famous name-holder being Jeptha Wade, founder of Western Union Telegraph. The Wade coat of arms has five blue escallops, symbolizing a loyal and successful commander.


Wade Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Aaron Wade-- --, 1937October 22,1998GA
B Gertrude Wade-- --, 1924January 16,2002MA
C Aileen Wade-- --, 1912February ,1987MD
D Lewis Wade-- --, 1929December 15,1993PA

Wade Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Annesley Wade-- --, 1912January 25,2004Wellsburg,WV
F Vincent Wade-- --, 1927March ,1982Newport,OR
Gail Wade-- --, 1951January 6,2003Jasonville,IN
H Jack Wade-- --, 1919March 31,1998Parkersburg,WV

Wade Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Benjamin WadeNancy FordApril 5,1942Wake, NC
Cecil WadeRachel JohnsonFebruary 20,1953Wake, NC
Donald WadeMary TippettOctober 11,1941Wake, NC
Estus WadeAlma PageDecember 30,1935Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Wade

281st: Douglas282nd: O'Connor
283rd: Sutton284th: Steele
285th: Jennings286th: Robbins
287th: Hale288th: Gross
289th: Chambers290th: Shelton

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