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Mahdi Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic mahdi ‘guided’. This was the name of the twelfth Shiite imam, who disappeared in mysterious circumstances in 939, giving rise to a belief that he will return and unite Muslims under his leadership, triumphing over injustice.

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


Similar surnames: Hadi, Radi, Zaidi, Mand, Manda, Matti, Maheu, Maude, Maki, Masri

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Mahdi Family Origin

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Mahdi Family Occupations

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Mahdi Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mahdi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mahdi 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 Mahdi. 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 Mahdi. For the veterans among your Mahdi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mahdi Life Expectancy

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Between 1980 and 2004, in the United States, Mahdi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mahdi in 1980 was 50, and 66 in 2004.

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