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Daud Surname Meaning

Arabic: from the personal name Dāwūd Arabic form of the Biblical name David . In Islam Dāwūd is regarded as a messenger of God/Allah. Among Christians this name is found in part as an Arabized form of the Assyrian/Chaldean variant Dawid . Compare Daoud and Dawood .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Dau, Daus, Daoud, Daum, Daub, Daut, Daul, Daun, Doud, Waud

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Where is the Daud family from?

You can see how Daud families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Daud family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Daud families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Daud families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 58% of all the recorded Daud's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Daud families in 1911.
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What did your Daud ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Daud. 100% of Daud men worked as a Journalier. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Journalier
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Daud. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daud 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Daud. 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 247 military records available for the last name Daud. For the veterans among your Daud ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Daud lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2003, in the United States, Daud life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Daud in 1968 was 51, and 64 in 2003.

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