Aswad Family History

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Aswad Name Meaning

from a distinguishing epithet, aswad ‘black’. from a personal name based on Arabic as?ad ‘happier’, ‘luckier’, comparative of the adjective sa?id ‘happy’ (see Saeed).

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


Similar surnames: Assad, Awad, Ahmad, Arshad, Shad, Anwar, Saad, Aslam, Awan, Abad

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Aswad Family Origin

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Aswad Family Occupations

What did your Aswad ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Caborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Aswad. 10% of Aswad men worked as a Caborer and 13% of Aswad women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aswad were Carpenter and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Caborer
    10%
  • Proprietor
    10%
  • Bedlaster
    5%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    13%
  • Grocer
    13%
  • Hostess
    13%
  • New Worker
    13%

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

Aswad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 298 census records available for the last name Aswad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aswad census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 96 immigration records available for the last name Aswad. 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 Card

There are 145 military records available for the last name Aswad. For the veterans among your Aswad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aswad Life Expectancy

What is the average Aswad lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Aswad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Aswad in 1964 was 78, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aswad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aswad ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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