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Name Sheikh
Type Surname (from occupation)
Scripts شيخ(Arabic) শেখ(Bengali) شیخ(Urdu)
Pronounced Pron. SHIEKH(Arabic) SHEKH(Arabic)
Other Forms FormsShaikh, Sheykh, Shaykh
Edit Status Status3. usages AND description are verified

Meaning & History

From the Arabic title شَيْخ (šayḵ) meaning "chief, chieftain, head". It is used to denote a political or spiritual leader of a Muslim community.
Added 9/14/2016 by HL