Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts قريشي (Arabic), قریشی (Urdu), क़ुरैशी (Hindi)
Other Forms FormsQureshi, Quraishi, Qurayshi, Qureshy, Quraishy, Qoraishi, Qoreshi, Koraishi, Kureshi, Kureshy, Kureishi. Qureish
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 4/25/2017
Last Editor Editorhighexpectasians on 1/18/2020
Originally denoted a member of the Quraysh, a historical Arab tribe that the Prophet Muhammad was born into. The name itself is derived from Arabic قَرَشَ (qaraša) meaning "to gnash, to grind, to chew".