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Akbar Name Meaning

Muslim (mainly Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh; also Iran): from a personal name based on Arabic akbar ‘greater’, ‘greatest’, an elative adjective from kabir ‘great’. Allahu Akbar (‘Allah is the Greatest’) is a slogan of Muslims throughout the world. The Mughal emperor known in English as Akbar the Great (Jalal ud-Din Akbar; 1542–1605) extended his rule from a base in Panjab to cover most of the Indian subcontinent by the time of his death. His rule was notable for the integration of Hindus and Muslims in positions of power.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Anwar, Akhtar, Amber, Abbas, Akram, Akbari, Abad, Jabbar, Ammar, Amar

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Between 1969 and 2004, in the United States, Akbar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Akbar in 1969 was 61, and 63 in 2004.

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