Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts قريشي(Arabic) قریشی(Urdu)
Other Forms FormsQureshi, Qurashi, Qurashy, Quraishi, Qurayshi, Qureshy, Quraishy, Qoraishi, Qoreshi, Koraishi, Kureshi, Kureshy, Kureishi, Qureish, etc.
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Meaning & History
Denotes a member of the Quraysh, a mercantile Arab tribe that the Prophet Muhammad belonged to, itself is derived from Arabic قرش (qarasha) meaning "to gnash, to grind, to chew".