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Hamid Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ?hamid ‘praising’, ‘praiser (of Allah)’, or ?hamid ‘praised’, ‘praiseworthy’. Al-?Hamid ‘the All-Laudable’ is an attribute of Allah. The name ?Abd-ul-Hamid means ‘servant of the All-Laudable’. The root ?hmd ‘praise’ is one of the most common elements in Arabic name forming; in addition to this name, it also lies behind names such as Ahmad and Muhammad.

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


Similar surnames: Hamad, Hai, Hakim, Majid, Hadi, Amir, Sami, Samad, Hamidi, David

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Where is the Hamid family from?

You can see how Hamid families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hamid family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hamid families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Hamid families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 71% of all the recorded Hamid's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Hamid families in 1911.
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What did your Hamid ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Hamid. .

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hamid. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hamid 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hamid. 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 596 military records available for the last name Hamid. For the veterans among your Hamid ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hamid lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Hamid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hamid in 1967 was 71, and 71 in 2004.

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