Quaid Family History

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Quaid Name Meaning

Irish (County Limerick): reduced form of McQuaid.

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

Similar surnames: Quain, Quail, Quade, Quan, Quay, Lucid, Quaife, Quin, Mcquaid, Quann

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Quaid Family Origin

Where is the Quaid family from?

Quaid Family Occupations

What did your Quaid ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Quaid family was Carpenter. The most common Quaid occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Quaid's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quaid.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Quaid ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Quaid Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Quaid. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quaid 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Quaid. 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 Card

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

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Quaid Life Expectancy

What is the average Quaid lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Quaid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Quaid in 1956 was 49, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quaid

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quaid ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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