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Samad Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ?samad ‘everlasting’. As-Samad ‘the Everlasting’ is an epithet of Allah (Qur’an 112: 2). As a personal name, this is normally found in the combination ?Abd al-?Samad (Abdus-?Samad) ‘servant of the Lord’.

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


Similar surnames: Saad, Sami, Abad, Hamad, Jamal, Zaman, Shad, Sama, Sarah, Samaha

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Where is the Samad family from?

You can see how Samad families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Samad family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Samad families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 29 Samad families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Samad's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Samad families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Samad surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Samad ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Teacher was the top reported job for people in the US named Samad. .

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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.

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Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 361 census records available for the last name Samad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Samad 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 504 immigration records available for the last name Samad. 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 211 military records available for the last name Samad. For the veterans among your Samad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Samad lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Samad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Samad in 1964 was 56, and 72 in 2004.

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