Eid Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ?eid ‘festivity’. The two principal religious festivals observed by Muslims are ?Eidul Fitr and ?Eidul A?d?ha. ?Eidul Fitr is observed after completion of fasting in Ramadan, ?Eidul A?d?ha is observed as a day of sacrifice commemorating the example of the Prophet Ibrahim, or after completion of the Hajj. Eid is sometimes used as part of the name of a child born on one of these two feast days. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, from Old Norse ei{dh} ‘isthmus’ (see Eide). Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Eidt.

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

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Eid Family Origin

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Eid Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Eid family was Laborer. The most common Eid occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 33% of Eid's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Eid.

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Between 1953 and 2004, Eid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Eid in 1953 was 56, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eid

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