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Arshad Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic arshad ‘more reasonable’, ‘more rightly guided’, an elative adjective derived from Rashid.

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


Similar surnames: Shad, Assad, Aswad, Ashraf, Harstad, Austad, Erstad, Barstad, Alstad

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Arshad Family Origin

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Arshad Family Occupations

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Arshad Historical Records

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Arshad. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Arshad. For the veterans among your Arshad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arshad Life Expectancy

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Between 1969 and 2003, in the United States, Arshad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Arshad in 1969 was 86, and 46 in 2003.

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