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Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts رشدی(Kashmiri Arabic) रुशदी(Kashmiri Devanagari)
Other Forms FormsRushdi

Meaning & History

Derived from Arabic رَشَدَ (rašada) meaning "to go the right way, to follow the right course" or "to be well guided" (related to the given names Rashad and Rashid). A famous bearer is Ahmed Salman Rushdie (1947-), a British-Indian author of Kashmiri descent.
Added 8/7/2017 by HL
Edited 3/6/2020 by Mike C