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Cid Family History

Cid Surname 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. Compare Spanish Del Cid .

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

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

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Where is the Cid family from?

You can see how Cid families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cid family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Cid families were found in USA in 1920. In 1841 there were 3 Cid families living in Wigtownshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Cid's in Scotland. Wigtownshire had the highest population of Cid families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cid surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cid ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Cid. 78% of Cid men worked as a Laborer. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Full Peddler
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cid. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cid 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 Cid. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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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What is the average Cid lifespan?

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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