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Haider Name Meaning

Muslim: variant spelling of Haidar. South German: habitational name for someone from a place called Haid, or a topographic name for someone who lived on a heath (see Heid).

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


Similar surnames: Heider, Halder, Harder, Hamer, Hammer, Mander, Hader, Zaiger, Hainer

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Where is the Haider family from?

You can see how Haider families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haider family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haider families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Haider family living in Indiana. This was about 33% of all the recorded Haider's in the USA. Indiana and 2 other states had the highest population of Haider families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haider surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haider ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Haider. 32% of Haider men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Haider women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haider were Meat Cutter and Power Machine Operator.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    26%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Meat Cutter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Housework
    17%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Power Machine Operator
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Haider. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haider census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Haider. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Haider. For the veterans among your Haider ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haider lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Haider life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Haider in 1953 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

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