Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts قريشي (Sindhi), قریشی (Urdu, Shahmukhi, Pashto), क़ुरैशी (Hindi)
Other Forms FormsQureyshi, Quraishi, Qureshy, etc.
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Derived from Arabic قُرَيْش (Qurayš), which refers to an ancient Bedouin tribe of the Arabian peninsula that the Islamic Prophet Muhammad was a member of. The name itself is derived from Arabic قَرَشَ (qaraša) meaning "to gnash, to grind, to chew".