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Dawood Surname Meaning

Arabic: from a variant of the personal name Dāwūd ‘David’ (see Daud ). Among Christians it is found in part as an Arabized form of the Assyrian/Chaldean variant Dawid .

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

Similar surnames: Doud, Masood, Daoud, Abood, Mahood, Damewood, Inwood, Erwood, Yarwood

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Where is the Dawood family from?

You can see how Dawood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dawood family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1891 and 1920. The most Dawood families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 6 Dawood families living in Quebec. This was about 75% of all the recorded Dawood's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Dawood families in 1911.
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What did your Dawood ancestors do for a living?

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

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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

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 873 census records available for the last name Dawood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dawood 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Dawood. 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 166 military records available for the last name Dawood. For the veterans among your Dawood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dawood lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dawood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dawood in 1963 was 85, and 65 in 2004.

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