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Quaid Family History

Quaid Name Meaning

Irish (County Limerick): shortened form of McQuaid .

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


Similar surnames: Quain, Quail, Quade, Quan, Quay, Lucid, Quaife, Quin, Mcquaid, Quann

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Where is the Quaid family from?

You can see how Quaid families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Quaid family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Quaid families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 12 Quaid families living in Yorkshire. This was about 71% of all the recorded Quaid's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Quaid families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Quaid surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Quaid ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Quaid. 75% of Quaid 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
    75%
  • Companion Help
    25%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Quaid. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quaid 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Quaid. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Quaid. For the veterans among your Quaid ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Quaid lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Quaid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Quaid in 1956 was 49, and 63 in 2004.

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