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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German, Jewish
Pronounced Pron. ZIE-də(German)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German side, German Seide ‘silk’ (from Late Latin seta, originally denoting animal hair), hence a metonymic occupational name for a manufacturer or seller of silk.
Added 4/6/2017 by TanorFaux
Edited 2/13/2020 by Mike C