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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ayad

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Alt. Meaning

A is for aware, of your surroundings

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

Notable Persons Named Ayad

Ayad Akhtar is an actor and writer. Ayad was born on October 28th, 1970 in Staten Island, New York, U.S.


His military service ended in 2003. Ayad was born in 1942 in Rawa (Iraq).


Ayad Al Adhamy is a power pop, punk rock, and synthpop multi-instrumentalist, artists, repertoire, remix, and record producer. Ayad was born on September 21st, 1985 in Manama.


Ayad was born on October 11th, 1981 in Sidi Ifni.


Ayad was born in 1971.


Ayad al-Samarrai is a politician. He was most prominent from 2009 to present. Ayad was born in 1946 in Adhamiyah.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ayad

Tony D is a crunk and hip hop music rapping. Tony was given the name Muhamed Ayad on February 19th, 1983. Tony is also known as Tony Damager.



Ahmad Ayad is a soccer player for the Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya, Erbil SC, Al Shorta SC, and Iraq national football team. Ahmad was born on January 19th, 1986 in Baghdad.


Mohammed was born on May 16th, 1978.


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Popularity of Ayad as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ayad U.S.
  White 85.37% 64.26%
  African American 2.05% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.95% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.01% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ayad

People with the last name Ayad are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ayad

  • How Popular is the name Ayad? Ayad is the 41,562nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Ayad was the 30,101st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ayad have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 72 babies born with the first name Ayad in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ayad to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ayad? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ayad first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ayad is Monday, January 12th, 1920.
  • What year had the most people named Ayad born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ayad was in 2016 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Random Ayad Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ayad is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Ayad: Your name in reverse order is Daya. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yaad. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ayad? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 779 people with the last name Ayad.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ayad? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ayad as their last name since less than 1 person in 385k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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