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Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts ولی(Urdu) ولي(Pashto, Arabic) ওয়ালি(Bengali)
Other Forms FormsOuali

Meaning & History

Derived from Arabic وَلِيّ (waliyy) meaning "helper, friend, protector", used in Islam to describe a saint.
Added 1/28/2016 by cutenose
Edited 8/16/2018 by HL