Last Names & Surnames

Muslim Last Names (2020)

Last names are one of the vital sections of the name that is usually associated with a person’s family, cultural value, or religion. So It is known as one of the essential parts that helps identify a person’s culture or religion. Mostly muslims have particular last names. Some of the most popular muslim last names, and their meaning will be mentioned in this article. Not only that, their significance meanings, according to Islam, also be suggested. This article will also help in understanding the religious personalities related to these names.

Here is the list of famous Muslim surnames used among the community.

A

Abad – priest

Abbas – Lion

Abbasi – Lion

Abdalla – Servants of Allah

Abdallah – servant of Allah

Abdella – God’s servant

Abdelnour – servant of the Light

Abdelrahman – servant of the Merciful

Abdi – My servant

Abdo – his servant’

Akel – intelligent

Akhtar – star

Akhter – A Star

Akram – generous

Alam – world

Alam – world

Ali – high

Allam – a pagan temple

Allee – Gift of god

Alli – Greatest

Ally – Friend

Aly – Noble kind

Aman – Safety

Amara – everlasting

Amber – Jewel

Ameen – faithful

Amen – God is gracious

Amer – prosperous

Amin – trustworthy

Amini – Faith

Amir – Prince

Amiri – Princely

Ammar – Long-living

Ansari – supporters

Anwar – a collection of lights

Arafat – Mount Of Recognition

Arif – Godly

Arshad – better guided

Asad – lion

Ashraf – most honorable one

Aslam – Safer

Asmar – dark-skinned

Assad – lion

Assaf – Gathers

Atallah – gift of God

Attar – perfumer

Awan – Quality

Aydin – enlightened

Ayoob – Job

Ayoub – Job

Azad – free man

Azam – great

Azer – Fire

Azimi – glorious

Aziz – dear

Azizi – Highly Esteemed

Azzam – Determined

Azzi – beloved

Muslim Last Names start with B

Bacchus – God of wine

Bacho – Little noble man

Baddour – one who beats

Badie – Beautiful

Bahari – One Who Sails

Baig – chief

Baksh – destiny

Baluch – young bull

Bangura – Warrior

Barakat – blessing

Bari – to select

Basha – Daughter of a promise

Bashara – good news

Basher – Man

Bashir – the one who brings good news

Baten – servant of Bate

Begum – Princess

Ben – blessed

Bilal – Moisture

Bina – understanding

Burki – Lighting

C

Can – spirit

Chahine – kingly

D

Dada – curly-haired child

Dajan – Free Of Cost Got

Dalal – passion

Dawud – beloved

Dar – house

Darwish – dervish

Dawood – Beloved

Demian – to tame

Diab – pack of wolves

Din – religion

Doud – black

E

Ebrahim – Father of a multitude

Edris – fiery leader

Eid – day of celebration

Elsayed – God master

Elamin – Trustworthy

Elbaz – the falcon

Emami – Happiness

F

Fadel – excellent

Fahmy – intelligent

Fahad – Panther

Farag – Cure

Farah – Happiness

Faraj – Cure

Fares – fair

Farha – Happiness

Farhat – Joy

Farid – unique

Faris – knight

Farman – command

Farooq – Person who knows right from wrong

Farra – lovely

Farrah – Happy

Farran – the land

Fawaz – Successful

Fayad – Benefit

Firman – Traveler

G

Gaber – Strong man

Gad – Happiness

Galla – merrymaking

Ghaffari – merciful

Ghanem – successful

Ghani – Rich

Ghattas – baptism

Ghazal – gazelle

Ghazi – conqueror

Greis – stone

Guler – the one who smiles

H

Habeeb – beloved

Habib – dearly loved

Habibi – my love

Hadi – Leader

Hafeez – protector

Hai – Mass

Haidar – brave

Haq – truth

Haque – truth

Hares – rabbit

Hariri – Silk

Harron – heron

Harroun – Leader

Hasan – handsome

Hasen – rabbit

Hakeem – Wise

Hakim – Ruler

Halim – gentle

Hallal – solver

Hamad –  To Praise

Hannan – Most Compassionate

Hashem – breaker

Hashemi – an ancestor of prophet muhammad

Hashim – Destroyer

Hashmi – Honorable

Hassan – handsome

Hatem – Judge

Hoda – guidance

Hoque – truth

Hossain – Handsome

Hosseini – righteousness

Huda – right guidance

Huq – Truth

Hussain – good

I

Ibrahim – Father Of Nations

Idris – interpreter

Imam – one who leads the way

Iman – Faith

Iqbal – prosperity

Irani – of or relating to Iran

Ishak – most talented and handsome

Ishmael – God listens

Islam – peace

Ismael – God Will Hear

Ismail – heard by God

J

Jabara – The Most High

Jabbar – giant

Jabbour – Honest

Jaber – comforter

Jabour – Aspect of allah

Jafari – Stream

Jaffer – River

Jafri – yellow flowers

Jalali – majesty

Jalil – Great

Jama – he who supplants

Jamail – Charming

Jamal – beauty

Jamil – beautiful

Jan – God Is Gracious

Javed – eternal

Javid – eternal

K

Kaba – glory

Kaber – The nation’s chief 

Kabir – Great

Kader – powerful

Kaiser – emperor

Kaleel – friend

Kalil – Friend

Kamal – Perfection

Kamali – Perfection

Kamara – little room

Kamel – perfect

Kanan – Merchant

Karam – generosity

Karim – Noble

Karimi – Nice

Kassem – divider

Kazemi – one who controls his anger

Kazi – respect

Kazmi – fortune

Khalaf – Successor

Khalid – eternal

Khalifa – successor

Khalili – companion

Khan – ruler

Khatib – narration

Khawaja – master

Koroma – sigh

L

Laham – butcher

Latif – servant of the Gentle

Lodi – Valley of Piece

Lone – dedicated to Apollo

M

Madani – citizen

Mady – Maiden

Mahdavi – mother tongue

Mahdi – Rightly Guided

Mahfouz – protected

Mahmood – The praised one

Mahmoud – Praiseworthy

Majeed – Glorious

Majid – Noble

Malak – angel

Malek – king

Malik – King

Mannan – new day

Mansoor – Victory

Mansour – one who is victorious

Mansouri – victory

Mansur – Victory

Maroun – granite

Masood – fortunate

Masri – Egyptian

Massoud – prosperous

Matar – Rain

Matin – powerful

Mattar – perfumed

Meer – Leader

Miah – bright

Mian – sir

Mina – blue glass gem

Minhas – method

Mir – peace

Mirza – prince

Mitri – Friend

Moradi – wish

Mostafa – The Chosen One

Mourad – Desire

Mousa – son

Moussa – Newborn

Moustafa – The Chosen One

Mowad – Mister

Muhammed – praised

Munir – Brilliant

Murad – wish

Musa – Newborn

Mussa – Save by the Water

Mustafa – selected

N

Naderi – unique

Nagi – close friend

Naim – Happiness and comfort 

Naqvi – clean

Nasir – helper

Nasar – Help

Nasrallah – Victory of God

Nasser – Help

Nassif – fair

Nawaz – cherishes

Nazar – Eyesight

Nazir – observer

Neman – treasurer

Niazi – compassion

Noor – light

Noorani – luminous

Noori – bright

Nour – The Divine Light

Nouri – my light

Muslim Last Names Starting with O

Obeid – inferior servant

Odeh – returning visitor

Omar – flourishing

Omer – flourishing

Othman – Wise

Ozer – essence

P

Parsa – chaste

Pasha – Small

Pashia – Passionate

Piran – prayer

Pour – son of some one

Q

Qadir – Almighty

Qasim – one who distributes

Qazi – Judge

Quadri – having four

R

Raad – leader

Rabbani – divine

Rad – adviser

Radi – satisfied

Radwan – Keeper Of A Vineyard

Rafiq – intimate friend

Rahaim – Merciful

Rahaman – Gracious

Rahim – Merciful

Rahimi – kind

Rahman – Gracious

Rahmani – Gracious

Rais – leader

Ramadan – parchedness

Ramin – Joyful

Rashed – rightly guided

Rasheed – rightly guided

Rashid – rightly guided

Rassi – red

Rasul – messenger

Rauf – Compassionate

Rayes – king

Rehmann – bog man

Reza – approval

Riaz – Meadow

Rizk – livelihood

S

Saab – difficult

Saad – Prosperity

Saade – Honor Earns A Crown

Saadeh – happiness

Saah – First born son

Saba – Eastern wind

Saber – Sword

Sabet – strong

Sabir – Patient

Sadek – to plant

Sader – a shoemaker 

Sadiq – Friend

Sadri – Chief Seat

Saeed – Happy

Safar – manager

Safi – pure

Sahli – Smooth

Saidi – Fortunate

Sasha – helper of mankind

Salek – man of peace

Salem – Peace

Salih – Good

Salik – traveler

Salim – safe

Salloum – a Wolof kingdom

Salman – Safe or Secure

Samaan – one who listens

Samad – Eternal

Samara – Guardian

Sami – elevated

Samra – Soft

Sani – Brilliant

Sarah – princess

Sarwar – leader

Sattar – Servant of the Protector

Sawaya – shapely

Sayed – Mister

Selim – undamaged

Semaan – the one who hears

Senaya – noble

Shaban – separation

Shabazz – royal falcon

Shad – battle warrior

Shear – bright

Shafi – Advocate

Shah – very large’

Shahan – King

Shaheed – witness

Shaheen – like a king

Shahid – witness

Shahidi – witness

Shahin – majestic

Shaikh – leader of Islam

Shaker – Thankful

Shakir – Thankful

T

Tabet – well established

Taha – Pure

Taheri – descended from

Turay – Turan’s Moon

Tahir – Virtuous

Tamer – Competent soldier

Tariq – striker

Tawil – the tall

U

Uddin – faith

Ullah – of God

Usman – most powerful

V

Vaziri – minister

Vohra – battle array

W

Wahab – The Bestower

Wahba – gift

Waheed – Unique

Wakim – We Prevail

Wali – Governor

Y

Yacob – who strong against God

Yamin – Right Hand

Yasin – The Prophet Muhammad

Yassin – Quran

Younes – peaceful being

Younis – dove

Yousef – God increases

Yousif – Allah increases in power

Youssef – God increases

Z

Zadeh – born of

Zafar – victory

Zaher – knowing

Zahra – flower

Zaidi – increase

Zakaria – God has remembered

Zaki – Pure

Zaman – time

Zamani – Gift of God

Zia – light

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