Waid Name Meaning

variant of Weide. from Middle High German weit ‘woad’, a plant which yields a blue dye.

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


Similar surnames: Wald, Wand, Waide, Haid, Waud, Hand, Heid, Laib, Wang, Hain

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Waid Family Origin

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Waid Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    14%
  • Grocer And Farming 45 Acres

    14%
  • Masons Labourer

    14%
  • Master Mariner Carrying 85 Tons Copper Ore

    14%

In 1881, Fisherman, Grocer And Farming 45 Acres and Masons Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waid. The most common Waid occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 14% of Waid's were Fishermans. A less common occupation for the Waid family was Master Mariner Carrying 85 Tons Copper Ore.

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Waid Historical Records

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Waid Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Waid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Waid in 1951 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waid

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