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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Sayed mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Sayed

User Submitted Origins

     Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Canada says the name Sayed means "Fisher, hunter" and is of Arabic origin.
  • According to a user from India, the name Sayed is of English origin and means "Nice looks".
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International Interest
  1. Alternative spelling of Sayyid

Notable Persons Named Sayed

Sayed Zabiuddin is an islamic fundamentalist and terrorist. Sayed was born on November 30th, 1980 in Gevrai. Sayed is also known as Abu Hamza and Abu Jundal.


Sayed Kashua is an author, journalist, and authorandjournalist. Sayed was born in 1975 in Tira, Israel.


Sayed Darwish was a musician. He plays Vocals and Oud. Sayed was born on March 17th, 1892. Sayed is also known as The Father of Modern Arab Music and Father of Egyptian Popular Music. He passed away on September 15th, 1923.


Sayed Badreya is an actor. His career lasted from 1987 to 1987. Sayed was given the name El Sayed Badreya in 1957 in Port Said.


Sayed was born on January 1st, 1952 in Mymensingh, Bangladesh.


Sayed Hussein Anwari is a Member of the Wolesi Jirga, Minister of Social Affairs, Labor, Member of theWolesi Jirga, Governor of Herat Province, Minister of Agriculture, Herat Province, Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock (Afghanistan). Sayed was born in 1956 in Shekh Ali District.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sayed

Sadha is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to present. Sadha was given the name Sadaf Mohammed Sayed in 17 in Ratnagiri, India. Sadha is also known as Sadaa.


Ansha Sayed is an actor and actress. Her ongoing career started in 2009. Ansha was born in 16 in Mumbai.


El-Ouali Mustapha Sayed is a president. He was most prominent from 1976 to 1976. El-Ouali was born in Bir Lehlou, Spanish Sahara, Spanish West Africa or Agyeiyimat, French West Africa.


Mazher was born on March 5th, 1980 in Mumbai.


Ahmed Sayed is a soccer player for the Lierse S.K. Ahmed was born on January 10th, 1996 in Egypt.


Irshaad was born on March 30th, 1989 in Cape Town.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Sayed as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sayed U.S.
  White 42.55% 64.26%
  African American 4.82% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 38.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 12.27% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sayed

People with the last name Sayed are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Sayed

  • How Popular is the name Sayed? Sayed is the 16,551st most popular name of all time. As a last name Sayed was the 18,301st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sayed have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 487 babies born with the first name Sayed in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sayed 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 Sayed? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Sayed first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sayed is Thursday, February 6th, 1908.
  • What year had the most people named Sayed born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sayed was in 2017 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Sayed Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sayed is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Sayed: Your name in reverse order is Deyas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sdaey. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sayed? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,516 people with the last name Sayed.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sayed? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sayed as their last name since less than 1 person in 196k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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