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Abid Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic abid ‘worshiper’. Abid is also found as a component of compound names referring to one of the attributes of Allah, for example Abidur-Ra?hman ‘worshiper of the Most Gracious’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Abad, Obeid, Majid, Kabir, Habib, Aziz, Amir, Aki, Abed, Seid

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Where is the Abid family from?

You can see how Abid families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Abid family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Abid families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Abid families living in Michigan. This was about 23% of all the recorded Abid's in the USA. Michigan and 1 other state had the highest population of Abid families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Abid surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Abid ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the US named Abid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    100%
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Census Records

There are 161 census records available for the last name Abid. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abid census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 350 immigration records available for the last name Abid. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 117 military records available for the last name Abid. For the veterans among your Abid ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Abid lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Abid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Abid in 1957 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

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