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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Persian
Scripts درویش(Persian)
Other Forms FormsDervish, Darwish, Darvesh

Meaning & History

From a title denoting a Sufi ascetic, derived from the Persian word درویش (darviš) meaning "poor, needy".
Added 10/9/2017 by HL
Edited 5/14/2018 by HL