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Islam Family History

Islam Name Meaning
Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic islam ‘peace’, the name of the religion of Muslims. Islam is mentioned in several places in the Qur’an, for example at 3:19 ‘Religion with Allah is Islam (peace)’ and 5:3 ‘I have chosen for you Islam (peace) as religion’. This name is often found in combinations, e.g. Nur-ul-Islam ‘light of Islam’.

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

19,210 Historical Documents with Islam on Ancestry.com
14,845 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
829 Military Records
742 Immigration Records
1,205 Census and Voter Lists
1,589 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Islam Families

  • Number of Islam families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Islam families
     54 - 105
     19 - 53
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Islam families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Islam census records

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Islam Family Origin

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Islam Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Islam

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Islam Family Occupations

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Military Service by Islam

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