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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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There are 119 census records available for the last name Zaidi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zaidi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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There are 128 military records available for the last name Zaidi. For the veterans among your Zaidi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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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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