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Sheikh Name Meaning

Muslim: from Arabic shaikh, a title denoting a political or spiritual leader of a community. Shaikh ul-Islam ‘leader of Islam’, was the title of the highest religious office in Ottoman Turkey. Shaikh also means ‘chief’ or ‘head’ (Qur’an 28:23). This name is found throughout the Muslim world.

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


Similar surnames: Shaikh, Sleigh, Seith, Shein, Speich, Rhein, Schein, Heien, Eich

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Sheikh Family Origin

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Sheikh Family Occupations

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Sheikh Historical Records

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Sheikh Life Expectancy

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