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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Caid

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From Arabic قَائِد (qāʾid, “leader”). Compare alcaide.

  1. A local governor or leader, especially in North Africa or Moorish Spain; an alcaide.

Originally referred to the animal-skin ball used in these games.

  1. Any of various ancient and traditional Irish football games.
  2. (Ireland) Modern Gaelic football.

    caid was also found in the following language(s): Irish

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    Popularity of Caid as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Caid U.S.
      White 92.27% 64.26%
      African American 0.00% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 4.42% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Caid

    People with the last name Caid are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Caid

    • How Popular is the name Caid? Caid is the 30,066th most popular name of all time. As a last name Caid was the 99,845th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Caid have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 158 babies born with the first name Caid in the United States. That's more than enough people named Caid 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 Caid? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Caid first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Caid is Saturday, July 27th, 1912.
    • What year had the most people named Caid born? The highest recorded use of the first name Caid was in 2001 with a total of 14 babies.
    • Weird things about the name Caid: Your name in reverse order is Diac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Daic. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Caid? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 181 people with the last name Caid.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Caid? Caid is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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    Past life for Caid born Aug 2, 1950

    I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North Europe approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

    You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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