Quade History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The original Gaelic form of Quade was Mac Uaid, which means son of Wat.

Early Origins of the Quade family

The surname Quade was first found in County Monaghan (Irish: Muineachán) located in the Northern part of the Republic of Ireland in the province of Ulster.

Early History of the Quade family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Quade research. Another 65 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 175 and 1750 are included under the topic Early Quade History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Quade Spelling Variations

Numerous spelling variations of the surname Quade exist. A partial explanation for these variants is that ancient scribes and church officials recorded names as they were pronounced, often resulting in a single person being recorded under several different spellings. Different spellings that were found include McQuaid, McQuade, McWade, McQuid, McQuoid, McQuaide and many more.

Early Notables of the Quade family (pre 1700)

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United States Quade migration to the United States +

The 19th century saw a great wave of Irish migrating out of their homeland in a great measure due to the oppressive imperial policies of the English government and landowners. Many of these Irish families sailed to North America aboard overcrowded passenger ships. By far, the largest influx of Irish immigrants to North America occurred with Great Potato Famine during the late 1840s. These particular immigrants were instrumental in creation of the United States and Canada as major industrial nations because the many essential elements such as the roadways, canals, bridges, and railways required an enormous quantity of cheap labor, which these poor immigrants provided. Later generations of Irish in these countries also went on to make valuable contributions in such fields as the arts, commerce, politics, and education. Extensive research into immigration and passenger lists has revealed many early immigrants bearing the name Quade:

Quade Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Mary Quade, aged 20, who immigrated to America from Cork, in 1892
  • G. Quade, aged 46, who settled in America, in 1893
  • Louise Quade, aged 42, who landed in America, in 1899
Quade Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • W. G. Quade, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1906
  • Bernardina Quade, who landed in America, in 1906
  • Dirkje Quade, aged 31, who settled in America from Manchester, in 1906
  • Ernst Quade, aged 59, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Frank Quade, aged 29, who immigrated to the United States, in 1918
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Quade (post 1700) +

  • Brigadier-General Omar Heinrich Quade (1886-1965), American Commanding General Fitzsimons General Hospital in 1948 [1]
  • Mary Quade (b. 1971), American writer of poetry and nonfiction
  • Mike Quade (b. 1957), former manager of the Chicago Cubs baseball team
  • John Quade (1938-2009), stage name of John William Saunders, an American character actor
  • Edward Schaumberg Quade (d. 1988), American mathematician, best known for his work at the Rand Corporation
  • C. R. Quade, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1908 [2]
  • Ricky Quade (b. 1950), former Australian rules footballer from Ariah Park, New South Wales

  • Wilhelm Quade (1919-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]

  1. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2014, March 26) Omar Quade. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Quade/Omar_Heinrich/USA.html
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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