Anwar Name Meaning

Muslim (widespread throughout the Muslim world): from a personal name based on Arabic anwar ‘brighter’, an elative adjective derived from nur ‘light’. Anwar (with a long a) is the plural of nur (see Noor) and means ‘rays (of light)’.

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


Similar surnames: Akbar, Antar, Amar, Aswad, Awan, Ammar, Asmar, Sarwar, Ansari, Ancar

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