Wahab Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic wahhab ‘giver’. Al-Wahhab ‘the All-Giver’ is one of the names of Allah (Qur’an 38:35). As a personal name, this is usually found in compounds such as ?Abd al-Wahhab ‘servant of the All-Giver’. Mu?hammad ibn ?Abd al-Wahhab (1703–87) was the founder of the Wahhabi movement for the purification of Islam.

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


Similar surnames: Rahal, Bahar, Wahba, Gahan, Saab, Mahal, Taha, Walas, Wahl, Waas

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  • Major In Staffs Regiment

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In 1881, the most common Wahab occupation in the UK was Major In Staffs Regiment. 100% of Wahab's were Major In Staffs Regiments.

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Between 1964 and 2004, Wahab life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Wahab in 1964 was 91, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wahab

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