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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lode

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Lode
  1. A water course or way; a reach of water."Down that long, dark lode . . . he and his brother skated home in triumph." [C. Kingsley.]
  2. [Mining] A metallic vein; any regular vein or course, whether metallic or not.

Etymology: AS. lād way, journey, fr. līðan to go. See Lead to guide, and cf. Load a burden

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks

Notable Persons Named Lode

Lode was born on November 24th, 1897 in Antwerp. He died on July 25th, 1976.


Lode was born on November 28th, 1922 in Tremelo. He passed away on January 12th, 1992.


Lode Van Den Bergh is a writer. Lode was born on June 18th, 1920 in Rijkevorsel. Lode is also known as Aster Berkhof and Piet Visser.


Lode Zielens was a novelist and journalist. Lode was given the name Ludovicus Carolus Zielens on June 13th, 1901 in Antwerp,Belgium. Lode is also known as Zielens and Ludovicus Carolus. He passed away on November 28th, 1944.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Lode

Thierry was born in 1956.


Christoph Lode is a german author. Christoph was born in 1977 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Christoph is also known as Wolf and Daniel (pseudonym).


Odvardt was born in 1726 in Copenhagen. He passed away on September 3rd, 1757.


Trond was born on November 19th, 1974.


Marius Lode is a sports team member for the Bryne FK.


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Popularity of Lode as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lode U.S.
  White 96.24% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lode

People with the last name Lode are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lode

  • How Popular is the name Lode? As a last name Lode was the 87,335th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Lode first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Lode is Saturday, October 3rd, 1914.
  • How unique is the name Lode? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Lode. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Lode: Your name in reverse order is Edol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Edlo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lode? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 213 people with the last name Lode.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lode? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lode as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.