Rashid Family History

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Rashid Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic rashid ‘wise’, ‘judicious’, ‘rightly guided’, ‘right-minded’. Al-Rashid ‘the Right-Minded’ is an epithet of Allah (see the Qur’an 11:87). Rashid is used in combination with other words, e.g. ?Abd ur-Rashid ‘servant of the Right-Minded’. Harun ur-Rashid (786–809) was the most famous of the Abbasid khalifs. This name is widespread throughout the Muslim world.

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

Similar surnames: Rahim, Hashim, Bashir, Rashed, Rush, Masood, Rassi, Raskin, Jasmin

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Rashid Family Origin

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Rashid Family Occupations

What did your Rashid ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Kitchen Porter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rashid. 20% of Rashid men worked as a Kitchen Porter

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Kitchen Porter
  • Barrister At Law
  • Draper Wholesale
  • Indian Eye Specialist

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rashid Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rashid. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rashid 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 Rashid. 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 605 military records available for the last name Rashid. For the veterans among your Rashid ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rashid Life Expectancy

What is the average Rashid lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rashid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Rashid in 1953 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

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