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Qureshi Name Meaning

Arabic: name indicating descent from the Quraish, the leading tribe in Mecca at the time of the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (ad 570); the Prophet’s mother was a member of it. The Quraish at first opposed Muhammad’s teachings and persecuted him and his followers, but by the time of his death they had begun to accept the new faith and played an important role in bringing Arabia under the banner of Islam.

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


Similar surnames: Munshi, Suresh, Quraishi, Uresti, Rashid, Buresh, Burski, Moresi

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Qureshi Family Occupations

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Between 1974 and 2004, in the United States, Qureshi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Qureshi in 1974 was 21, and 69 in 2004.

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