Arabic (Egyptian) Submitted Surnames

These names are a subset of Arabic names used more often in Egypt. See also about Arabic names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ABAZAArabic (Egyptian)
Refers to a member of the Abkhaz or Abazin (Abaza) ethnic groups of the Caucasus.
ABOUELKASSEMArabic (Egyptian, Rare)
Rare Egyptian form of Abo al-Qassem. A notable bearer is Alaaeldin Abouelkassem (1990–), an Egyptian fencer.
ARAFAArabic (Egyptian)
Possibly from Arabic عَرَفَ (ʿarafa) meaning “to know”.
BADAWYArabic (Egyptian)
From Arabic بَدَوِيّ (badawiyy) meaning "Bedouin".
ELDESSOUKYArabic (Egyptian)
Means "the Dessouky" in Arabic, most likely referring to the city of Desouk in northern Egypt.
ELMAHDYArabic (Egyptian)
Means "the Mahdi" from Arabic مَهْدِيّ (mahdiyy) meaning "rational, sensible" or "guided one, rightly guided". In Islam, the term refers to a saviour figure who will restore peace to the world.
EL MASRYArabic (Egyptian)
Means "the Egyptian", from Arabic مِصْرِيّ (miṣriyy) meaning "Egyptian person".
ELRASHIDYArabic (Egyptian)
Means "the rightly guided" from Arabic رَشِيد (rašīd) meaning "well-guided, following the right course".
EL SAYEDArabic (Egyptian)
Means "the master", from Arabic سَيِّد (sayyid) meaning "master, lord, prince" (see Sayyid).
ELSHARKAWYArabic (Egyptian)
Means "the easterner, the one from the east" from Arabic شَرْقِيّ (šarqiyy) meaning "east, eastern".
FAKHRYArabic (Egyptian)
Derived from Arabic فَخَرَ (faḵara) meaning "to glory in, to be proud of".
FATHYArabic (Egyptian)
From the given name Fathy, a variant of Fathi.
GAMALArabic (Egyptian)
From the given name Gamal.
HAMDYArabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian transcription of Hamdi.
HEGAZYArabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian transcription of Hijazi.
MADBOULIArabic (Egyptian)
Variant transcription of Madbouly.
MADBOULYArabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian surname of unknown meaning.
MAGDYArabic (Egyptian)
From Arabic مَجَّدَ (majjada) meaning "to praise, to glorify".
MAGEDArabic (Egyptian)
From the given name Maged.
MANSOURArabic (Egyptian)
Habitational name for someone from Mansoura, the name of a city in Egypt.
MASRYArabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian transcription of Masri.
MEKKYArabic (Egyptian)
Refers to the city of Mecca or Makka (مكة) in Saudi Arabia, considered the most holy city in Islam.
MESBAHArabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian)
Derived from Arabic مِصْبَاح (miṣbāḥ) meaning "lamp, light, luminary".
MUBARAKArabic, Arabic (Egyptian)
From Arabic مُبَارَك (mubārak) meaning "lucky, blessed".
NASSRYArabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian transcription of Nasri.
NIMRArabic (Egyptian), Arabic
From Arabic نمر (nimr) meaning "leopard, tiger, panther"; mainly used in Egypt.
SALIBArabic (Egyptian), Coptic
Egyptian Christian derived from Arabic صَلِيب (ṣalīb) meaning "cross, crucifix".
SEDDIKArabic (Egyptian), Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic صَدِيق (ṣadīq) meaning "friend".
SOLIMANArabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian transcription of Sulayman.
TADROSArabic (Egyptian), Coptic
Arabic form of Theodore, chiefly used by Copts.
TAMMAMArabic (Egyptian)
Derived from the given name Tammam.
ZAGHLOULArabic (Egyptian)
Means "young pigeon" or, metaphorically, "free soul" in Arabic.
ZAHERArabic (Egyptian)
From the given name Zaher.