Awad Family History

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Awad Name Meaning

from a personal name based on ?awad ‘reverence’, ‘kindness’. occupational name from awwad ‘lute maker’ or ‘lute player’. possibly also from ?awwa?d ‘one who compensates or indemnifies’.

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

Similar surnames: Abad, Azad, Aswad, Awan, Saad, Shad, Raad, Azar, Nawaz, Samad

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Awad Family Origin

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Awad Family Occupations

What did your Awad ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Awad. 23% of Awad men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Awad women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Awad were Owner and Machine Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Waiter
  • Owner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Machine Operator

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

Awad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Awad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Awad 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Awad. 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 663 military records available for the last name Awad. For the veterans among your Awad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Awad Life Expectancy

What is the average Awad lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Awad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Awad in 1959 was 52, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Awad 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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