Saad Family History

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Saad Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic sa?d ‘good luck’, ‘good fortune’, ‘success’. Sa?d is often used to form names in combination with other words, for example Sa?d Allah (Sa?dullah) ‘joy of Allah’, an epithet of the Prophet Muhammad. Sa?d ibn Abu Waqqas was one of the ten Companions of the Prophet Muhammad. This name is prevalent in all Muslim countries. Jewish (Sephardic): a derivative of a personal name, either from Hebrew saad ‘support’ or from Arabic sa?d ‘good luck’ (see 1).

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

Similar surnames: Samad, Saar, Sand, Raad, Shad, Sarah, Saab, Sani, Hand, Said

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Saad Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Saad name?

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

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  • Middle East


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Turkey & the Caucasus


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Saad Family Origin

Where is the Saad family from?

Saad Family Occupations

What did your Saad ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Saad occupation in the UK was Warehouseman Mercury. 100% of Saad's were Warehouseman Mercurys.

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  • Warehouseman Mercury


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Saad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Saad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saad 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Saad. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Saad. For the veterans among your Saad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saad Life Expectancy

What is the average Saad lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Saad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Saad in 1950 was 35, and 62 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saad 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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