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Eid Surname Meaning

Arabic: from a personal name based on ʿeid ‘festivity’. The two principal religious festivals observed by Muslims are ʿEid al-Fitr and ʿEid al-Aḍḥā. ʿEid al-Fitr is observed after completion of fasting in Ramadan ʿEid al-Aḍḥā is observed as a day of sacrifice commemorating the example of the prophet Ibrahim (which corresponds to the Biblical Abraham; see Ibrahim ) or after completion of the Hajj. Eid is sometimes used as part of the name of a child born on one of these two feast days. Bearers of this surname are both Muslims and Christians. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named from Old Norse eith ‘isthmus’ (see Eide ). German: variant of Eidt . This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

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

Similar surnames: Eide, Eidt, Eld, Seid, Eis, Heid, Heit, Cid, Eib, Qi

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You can see how Eid families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eid family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Eid families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 9 Eid families living in London. This was about 69% of all the recorded Eid's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Eid families in 1891.
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What did your Eid ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Eid. 100% of Eid women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Eid. For the veterans among your Eid ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eid lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Eid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Eid in 1953 was 56, and 64 in 2004.

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