Awad Family History

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Awad Name Meaning

from a personal name based on ?awad ‘reverence’, ‘kindness’. occupational name from awwad ‘lute maker’ or ‘lute player’. possibly also from ?awwa?d ‘one who compensates or indemnifies’.

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

Similar surnames: Abad, Azad, Aswad, Awan, Saad, Shad, Raad, Azar, Nawaz, Samad

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Awad Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Awad name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Awad. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Middle East


  • England & Wales


  • Turkey & the Caucasus


  • Italy


  • Germanic Europe


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Awad Family Origin

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Awad Family Occupations

What did your Awad ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Awad ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Awad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Awad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Awad census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Awad. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 663 military records available for the last name Awad. For the veterans among your Awad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Awad Life Expectancy

What is the average Awad lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Awad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Awad in 1959 was 52, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Awad ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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