Robert Wade

1875–1945 (Age 70)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Life Summary of Robert

Robert Wade was born in 1875, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as the son of William Wade and Anne Davies. He died in 1945, in Traralgon, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 70.

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William Wade
Anne Davies
William Jacob Wade
Robert Wade
Mary Ann Wade
George Wade

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World Events (3)

Age 2
Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.
Age 17
Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
Age 26
First Federal election.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Wade, Old English Wada, from wadan ‘to go’. (Wada was the name of a legendary sea-giant.)2 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a ford, Old English (ge)wæd (of cognate origin to 1), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Wade in Suffolk.3 Dutch and North German: occupational name or nickname from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German wade ‘garment’, ‘large net’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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