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Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts بوتفليقة(Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. boo-teh-flee-KA(Arabic) BOO-TEH-FLEE-KA(French)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Possibly means "one who makes things explode" in Algerian Arabic. A famous bearer is Abdelaziz Bouteflika (1937-), who served as president of Algeria from 1999 to 2019.
Added 3/20/2017 by HL
Edited 6/20/2020 by Mike C and HL