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Origins of the Ahmed surname

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About the Ahmeds

We have a total number of 2628 records for people with the last name Ahmed.

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Where do most Ahmeds live?

In 1921, most Ahmeds lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Ahmeds

How common is your surname?

900th most common surname in the UK

We have 544 records for the Ahmed surname. The oldest one dates back to 1883.

Who were Ahmeds most likely to marry?




Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Ahmeds.

What are the most common Ahmed first names?

  • Ali
  • Mohamed
  • Yasmin
  • Aisha

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Common jobs for Ahmeds

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

Common Female occupations for Ahmeds in 1921
Assistant In Boarding House


Domestic Before Marriage




Mission Hall Keeper




Common Male occupations for Ahmeds in 1921




Coal Trimmer


Law Student




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