Boy name origins & meanings
- Hebrew : Assistance
Family name origins & meanings
- Muslim : from a personal name based on Arabic sa‛d‘good luck’, ‘good fortune’, ‘success’. Sa‛d is often used to form names in combination with other words, for example Sa‛d Allāh(Sa‛dullāh) ‘joy of Allah’, an epithet of the Prophet Muhammad. Sa‛d ibn Abū Waqqās was one of the ten Companions of the Prophet Muhammad. This name is prevalent in all Muslim countries.
- Jewish (Sephardic) : a derivative of a personal name, either from Hebrew saad ‘support’ or from Arabicsa‛d ‘good luck’ (see 1).