Bade History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The saga of the Bade family begins among the people of the ancient tribe of the Picts. They lived in the lands of Baad near Stirling and also from the lands of the same name in Perthshire since the Middle Ages. The name is also derived from the Gaelic word bad which means "thicket" or "hamlet."

Early Origins of the Bade family

The surname Bade was first found in Stirlingshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

Early History of the Bade family

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Bade Spelling Variations

Although Medieval Scotland lacked a basic set of spelling rules, which meant that scribes recorded names according to their sounds it was not uncommon for the names of a father and son to be recorded differently. As a result, there are many spelling variations of Scottish single names. Bade has been written Baad, Bade, Baid, Baud, Baide, Badd and others.

Early Notables of the Bade family (pre 1700)

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Bade Ranking

In the United States, the name Bade is the 8,008th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Bade migration to the United States +

Thousands of Scots left their home country to travel to Ireland or Australia, or to cross the Atlantic for the North American colonies. The difficult crossing was an enormous hurdle, but those who survived found freedom and opportunity in ample measure. Some Scots even fought for their freedom in the American War of Independence. This century, their ancestors have become aware of the illustrious history of the Scots in North America and at home through Clan societies and other organizations. Passenger and immigration lists show many early and influential immigrants bearing the name Bade:

Bade Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Clem Bade, who arrived in Virginia in 1641 [2]
  • Clemt Bade, who landed in Virginia in 1641 [2]
Bade Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Ludwig Bade, who landed in Texas in 1845 [2]
  • Friedrich Bade, who arrived in Texas in 1846 [2]
  • Henry William Bade, aged 26, who landed in Missouri in 1846 [2]
  • Heinrich Bade, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850 [2]
  • Mr. Bade, who landed in America in 1850 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Australia Bade migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Bade Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Jos. Bade, aged 40, who arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Hermann von Beckerath" [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Bade (post 1700) +

  • William George Bade (1924-2012), American mathematician, known for his work on Banach algebras
  • William Frederic Badè (1871-1936), American archaeologist who led the excavation of Tell en-Nasbeh in Palestine
  • Lance Bade (b. 1971), American bronze medalist target shooter at the 1996 Summer Olympics
  • Jack A. Bade, American fighter pilot and flying ace in the U.S. Army Air Forces, during World War II, credited with 5 aerial victories
  • Jean-Pierre Bade (b. 1960), French retired footballer
  • Alexander Bade (b. 1970), German retired footballer

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  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HERMANN VON BECKERATH 1847. Retrieved from on Facebook
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