The surname Shrader was first found in the northern land of Braunschweig (Brunswick,) where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become the backbone of modern Europe. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its particular involvement in military and political affairs.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shrader research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1708, 1709, 1736, 1809, and 1826 are included under the topic Early Shrader History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Notables of the time included Heinrich Philipp Ernst Schrader, born in the Harz mountains, who took part in the campaigns of Duke Friedrich Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Oels, accompanying him in... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Shrader Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
In the United States, the name Shrader is the 3,942nd most popular surname with an estimated 7,461 people with that name. 
E. Roscoe Shrader (1878-1960), American painter and art instructor known for his colorful, post-impressionistic landscapes, figures, and still lifes
Dana Jayne Shrader (1956-1972), American competitive swimmer at the 1972 Summer Olympics
John Shrader, American sports broadcaster
Mark "The Shark" Shrader (b. 1967), retired American professional wrestler, trainer and promoter
Jennifer Shrader Lawrence (b. 1990), American multiple award winning actress, the highest-paid actress in the world in 2015 and 2016, perhaps best known for her roles in X-Men and The Hunger Games movies
^ 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)