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Origins Available: French, German
The surname Bader is a local type of surname; it is derived from the local geography near where the original bearer lived or held land. Old records show the name Bader was derived from the Old French word bad, which meant "open." The original bearer, therefore, lived in open land. The verb "badar" is from the "occitan" dialect of Old French, found in the southeast of France.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Badet, Baddet, Baddett, Baddette, Badette, Badett, Badeig and many more.
First found in Provence, where this distinguished family have been seated since very early times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bader research. Another 313 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1378, 1539, 1607, and 1626 are included under the topic Early Bader History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Bader Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bader Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Christoph Bader, who arrived in America in 1730
- Christopher Bader, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1730
- Andries Bader, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738
- Michl Bader, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1739
- Philip Jacob Bader, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1744
Bader Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Israel Bader, aged 27, arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804
- Adam Bader, who settled in Philadelphia in 1834
- Gottfr Bader, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1845
- Jacob Bader, who landed in Texas in 1845
- Joh Mich Bader, who arrived in Texas in 1845
Bader Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- J. Bader arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "William Watson" in 1849
- Lore Verne Bader (1888-1973), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1912 to 1918
- Jeffrey A. Bader (b. 1945), American diplomat, 4th United States Ambassador to Namibia (1999-2001)
- Gretta Lange Bader (1931-2014), née Margaret Marie Lange, an American portrait sculptor
- Dewan Bader (b. 1971), retired American soccer defender and current head coach of Cary RailHawks U23's
- Curt Bader (b. 1961), American sprint canoer in the K-4 1000 m event at the 1988 Summer Olympics
- Beth Bader (b. 1973), American professional LPGA golfer
- Arthur Herman "Art" Bader (1886-1957), American Major League Baseball player for the St. Louis Browns in the 1904 season
- Diedrich Bader (b. 1966), American actor and comedian, known for his roles Office Space, Napoleon Dynamite, The Drew Carey Show, Veep and the Outsourced
- Édouard Bader (1899-1983), French silver medalist rugby union player who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics
- Clarisse Bader (1840-1902), French writer
- The Bader-Bauder Family of the Mohawk Valley by Peg Bauder Nielsen.
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- Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
- Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
- D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
- Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
- Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
- Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
- Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
The Bader Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bader Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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