nickname on someone who acted as a counselor or elder within an extended family or community. Alternatively, the name "Vader" was often used to refer to a clergyman or to a male attendant in a hospital; thus, the progenitor of the name may have been one who held such an occupation.
Early Origins of the Vader family
Bavaria, where the name Vatersheim was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Vader family
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Vader Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Vatersheim, Vater, Vaterweis, Feuerstein, Waterstein, Waterscheim, Watersheim, Fater, Fader and many more.
Early Notables of the Vader family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Vader family to the New World and Oceana
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Vader Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Vader (post 1700)
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