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Assad Family History

Assad Name Meaning
from an Arabic personal name, As?ad ‘happiest’, ‘luckiest’, a superlative adjective derived from sa?ida ‘to be lucky or happy’. Compare Said.nickname or ornamental name from Arabic asad ‘lion’. This was adopted as a surname by ?Hafe?z al-Assad (1928–2000), president of Syria from 1971 until his death.

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

9,513 Historical Documents with Assad on Ancestry.com
3,656 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
618 Military Records
2,021 Immigration Records
1,924 Census and Voter Lists
1,294 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Assad Families

  • Number of Assad families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Assad Family Origin

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Assad Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Assad

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Assad Family Occupations

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Military Service by Assad

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