Shahid Family History
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Shahid Name Meaning
Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic shahid ‘martyr’ (see the Qur’an 57:19) It is a title of honor accorded to those who have embraced death in the cause of Islam. The associated word shafid means ‘witness’. Ash-Shafid ‘the witness’ is an epithet of the Prophet Muhammad.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press