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OTHER SCRIPTS: قریشی (Urdu), قريشي (Sindhi)
OTHER FORMS: Qureyshi, Quraishi, Qureshy, etc.
Meaning & History
From قُرَيْش (Qurayš)
referring to an ancient Bedouin tribe of Saudi Arabia (the Islamic Prophet Muhammad
belonged to a sub-clan of the tribe). The name itself is derived from Arabic قَرَشَ (qaraša)
meaning "to gnash, to grind, to chew".