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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

Similar surnames: Aswad, Assaf, Issa, Asmar, Abad, Shad, Ahmad, Saad, Arshad, Aslam

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Assad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Assad in 1950 was 40, and 69 in 2004.

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