Type Surname (from nickname)
Other Forms FormsGadhafi, Qaddafi, al-Gaddafi
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 3/17/2017
From the name of an Libyan Berber tribe named Qadhadhfa, possibly meaning "thrower, archer" from Arabic قَذَفَ (qaḏafa) meaning "to throw". A famous bearer was Muammar Gaddafi (1942–2011), a Libyan politician and revolutionary.