Mahdavi Family History

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Mahdavi Name Meaning

Muslim: from Arabic Madhdabi, a term denoting a follower of a particular school of Islamic law.

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


Similar surnames: Madani, Mahdi, Rahmani, Ahmadi, Badami, Alavi, Macari, Mandala

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Mahdavi Family Origin

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Mahdavi Family Occupations

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Mahdavi Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mahdavi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mahdavi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mahdavi. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mahdavi. For the veterans among your Mahdavi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mahdavi Life Expectancy

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Between 1990 and 2003, in the United States, Mahdavi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mahdavi in 1990 was 89, and 73 in 2003.

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