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SOURCE: Given Name & Other
PRONOUNCED: KWAYD (Irish)
CONTRIBUTOR: anonymous on 7/28/2009
Meaning & History
As an Irish surname, it is a variant of Quaid
As a German surname though, it may have been used as a either a nickname for an evil man (from Middle Low German quat
meaning "evil, malicious, false") or a topographic name derived from Middle High German quat
meaning "mud, dirt, refuse."