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Mustafa Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic mu?s?tafa ‘chosen’, from Arabic ?safa ‘to be pure’, ‘to be select’. For Muslims, Al-Mu?s?tafa is an epithet referring to the Prophet Muhammad, while among Arabic-speaking Christians it is applied to St. Paul. Mu?s?tafa is among the most popular personal names in the Islamic world. In Turkey, it is often chosen in honor of Mustafa Kamal Atatürk (1881–1938), founder of modern Turkey. Spanish (of Arabic origin): from the Arabic personal name (see 1 above). Italian: from the Arabic personal name (see 1 above), or from a nickname from Calabrian mustafà ‘strong man with a walrus moustache’.

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

Similar surnames: Musa, Moustafa, Eustace, Mostafa, Musarra, Mustard, Austad, Sultana

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Mustafa Family Origin

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Mustafa Family Occupations

What did your Mustafa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Grocer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mustafa. 48% of Mustafa men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Grocer
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Grocer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mustafa Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mustafa. For the veterans among your Mustafa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mustafa Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mustafa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Mustafa in 1962 was 74, and 57 in 2004.

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