Zaid

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4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
552
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zaid

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
91%
Indonesian
9%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Australia says the name Zaid means "Smart" and is of Arabic origin.
  • According to a user from Australia, the name Zaid is of Arabic origin and means "Growth, abundance, one who makes progress.".
  • A user from Canada says the name Zaid is of Arabic origin and means "Smart".
  • A submission from Virginia, United States says the name Zaid means "Smart" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A submission from United Arab Emirates says the name Zaid means "Very nice" and is of Unknown origin.

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Wiktionary
  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Zaid

Zayd was given the name Zaid ibn haritha by his parent Harithah in 581 in Arabian Peninsula. He died in 629.

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Zaid Shakir is an islamic scholar and author. He holds the title Imam. Zaid was given the name Ricky D. Mitchell on May 24th, 1956 in Berkeley, California, United States.

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Zaid Abdul-Aziz is a basketball player for the Seattle SuperSonics, Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Clippers, and Boston Celtics. He was most active from 1968 to 1978. Zaid was born on April 7th, 1946 in Brooklyn.

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Zaid Ibn Shaker was a Prime Minister of Jordan. Zaid was born Zaid Ibn Shaker on September 4th, 1934 in Amman. He left this life on August 30th, 2002.

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Zaid Abbaas is a basketball player. Zaid was born on November 28th, 1983 in Nablus.

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Zaid al-Rifai is a Prime Minister of Jordan. Zaid was given the name Zaid Sameer al-Rifai on November 27th, 1936.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zaid

Alexander was born in 1886 in Russian Empire. He died on July 11th, 1938.

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Hasan Abu Zaid is a soccer player for the Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv F.C., Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C., Hapoel Nir Ramat HaSharon F.C., AEK Larnaca F.C., Maccabi Petah Tikva F.C., Hapoel Petah Tikva F.C., and FC Torpedo Armavir. Hasan was born on February 4th, 1991 in Lod.

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Mabrouk Zaid is a soccer player for the Al-Riyadh SC, Ittihad FC, and Saudi Arabia national football team. Mabrouk was born on February 11th, 1979 in Riyadh.

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He left this life in 793.

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Barry Zaid is an artist in the field of graphic design. Barry was born on June 8th, 1938 in Toronto.

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Ali Zaid is a soccer player for the Qatar national football team. Ali was born on January 20th, 1961 in Qatar.

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How popular is the baby name Zaid in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 5 0 5
1970 5 0 5
1974 11 0 11
1975 13 0 13
1976 12 0 12
1978 9 0 9
1979 10 0 10
1980 11 0 11
1981 11 0 11
1982 7 0 7
1983 18 0 18
1984 18 0 18
1985 11 0 11
1986 18 0 18
1987 13 0 13
1988 30 0 30
1989 20 0 20
1990 34 0 34
1991 38 0 38
1992 35 0 35
1993 52 0 52
1994 56 0 56
1995 50 0 50
1996 39 0 39
1997 59 0 59
1998 66 0 66
1999 72 0 72
2000 91 0 91
2001 89 0 89
2002 112 0 112
2003 159 0 159
2004 173 0 173
2005 164 0 164
2006 181 0 181
2007 188 0 188
2008 219 0 219
2009 200 0 200
2010 211 0 211
2011 183 0 183
2012 217 0 217
2013 232 0 232
2014 221 0 221
2015 249 0 249
2016 242 0 242
2017 302 0 302

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Popularity of Zaid as a first name

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Popularity of Zaid as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zaid U.S.
  White 61.23% 64.26%
  African American 19.38% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.26% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zaid

People with the last name Zaid are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Zaid

  • How Popular is the name Zaid? Zaid is the 4,244th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zaid was the 39,773rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zaid have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,156 babies born with the first name Zaid in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zaid to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zaid? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zaid first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zaid is Friday, June 13th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Zaid born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zaid was in 2017 with a total of 302 babies.
  • Random Zaid Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zaid is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Zaid: Your name in reverse order is Diaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zdia. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zaid? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 552 people with the last name Zaid.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zaid? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zaid as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k 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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