Cid Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from the honorific title Cid (from Arabic sayyid ‘lord’), borne by Christian overlords with Muslim vassals, most famously by Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar (1043–99), El Cid. This was early adopted as a personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Eid, Vida, Gil, Che, Rio, Cea, Chad, Codd, Cui, Lim

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Cid Family Origin

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Cid Family Occupations

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In 1921, Commis and Checker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Cid. 34% of Cid men worked as a Commis and 34% of Cid women worked as a Checker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cid were Marchard and Cultivateur

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Commis
  • Marchande
  • Marchard

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Checker
  • Colire
  • Cultivateur

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

Cid Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 136 military records available for the last name Cid. For the veterans among your Cid ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cid Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Cid in 1962 was 66, and 78 in 2004.

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