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Zaidi Name Meaning

Muslim: Arabic family name denoting someone descended from an ancestor called Zaid (‘increase’) or a follower of the Shiite imam Zaid al-Shahid. After the death of the fourth Shiite imam, Zaynul Abidin, a branch of the Shiites chose to follow Zaid as the next imam instead of his brother Mu?hammad al–Baqir. Zaidis are found mainly in Yemen.

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


Similar surnames: Hadi, Sardi, Mahdi, Radi, Hamidi, Haidar, Bandi, Caridi, Zaki, Galdi

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Zaidi Family Origin

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Zaidi Family Occupations

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Zaidi Historical Records

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Zaidi Life Expectancy

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Between 1973 and 2003, in the United States, Zaidi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Zaidi in 1973 was 42, and 49 in 2003.

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