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Waid Family History

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

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17,082 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,896 Military Records
1,111 Immigration Records
14,970 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Waid Families

  • Number of Waid families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Waid families
     29 - 56
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Waid families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Waid census records

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Waid Family Origin

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Waid Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Waid families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Waid

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Waid Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Waid census records

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Waid Civil War Service Records

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