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Origins of the Ahmad surname

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About the Ahmads

We have a total number of 1139 records for people with the last name Ahmad.

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Where do most Ahmads live?

In 1921, most Ahmads lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Ahmads

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 80 records for the Ahmad surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Ahmads most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Ahmads.

What are the most common Ahmad first names?

  • Tommaso Waqar
  • Ali
  • Aisha
  • Yasmin

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Ahmad family members

Common jobs for Ahmads

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Ahmads in 1921


Editors Wife


General Servant Domestic


Living On Means


Common Male occupations for Ahmads in 1921


Law Student


Bar Student




Commercial Traveller Peddler


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