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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ABOUELKASSEM أبو القاسم Arabic (Egyptian, Rare)
Rare Egyptian form of Abo al-Qassem. A notable bearer is ALAAELDIN Abouelkassem (1990–), an Egyptian fencer.
ARAFA عرفه, عرفة Arabic (Egyptian)
Possibly from Arabic عَرَفَ (ʿarafa) meaning “to know”.
BADAWY بدوى Arabic (Egyptian)
Alternate transcription of BADAWI chiefly used in Egypt.
BOTROS بطرس Arabic (Egyptian), Coptic
From the given name BOTROS.
EISSA عيسى Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name ISA (1).
ELDESOKY الدسوقى, الدسوقي Arabic (Egyptian)
Variant of ELDESSOUKY.
ELDESOUKY الدسوقى, الدسوقي Arabic (Egyptian)
Variant of ELDESSOUKY.
EL DESSOUKY الدسوقى, الدسوقي Arabic (Egyptian)
Variant of ELDESSOUKY.
ELDESSOUKY الدسوقى, الدسوقي Arabic (Egyptian)
Means "the Dessouky" in Arabic, most likely referring to the city of Desouk in northern Egypt.
EL MAHDY المهدى, المهدي Arabic (Egyptian)
Variant of ELMAHDY.
ELMAHDY المهدى, المهدي Arabic (Egyptian)
Means "the Mahdi" from Arabic مَهْدِيّ (mahdiyy) meaning "guided one, rightly guided". In Islam, the term refers to a figure who will restore peace to the world.
EL MASRY المصرى, المصري Arabic (Egyptian)
Means "the Egyptian", from Arabic مِصْرِيّ (miṣriyy) meaning "Egyptian person".
ELMASRY المصرى, المصري Arabic (Egyptian)
Variant of EL MASRY.
ELRASHIDY الرشيدى, الرشيدي Arabic (Egyptian)
Means "the rightly guided" from Arabic رَشِيد (rašīd) meaning "well-guided, following the right course".
EL SAYED السيد Arabic (Egyptian)
Means "the master", from Arabic سَيِّد (sayyid) meaning "master, lord, prince" (see SAYYID).
ELSHARKAWY الشرقاوى, الشرقاوي Arabic (Egyptian)
Means "the easterner, the one from the east" from Arabic شَرْقِيّ (šarqiyy) meaning "east, eastern".
ESSAM عصام Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name 'ISAM.
FATHY فتحى Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name FATHI.
GAMAL جمال Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name JAMAL.
HAMDY حمدى, حمدي Arabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian transcription of HAMDI.
HEGAZY حجازي Arabic (Egyptian)
Alternate transcription of HIJAZI chiefly used in Egypt.
MADBOULI Arabic (Egyptian)
Variant transcription of MADBOULY.
MADBOULY مدبولى, مدبولي Arabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian surname of unknown meaning.
MAGDY مجدى, مجدي Arabic (Egyptian)
From Arabic مَجَّدَ (majjada) meaning "to praise, to glorify".
MAGED ماجد Arabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian transcription of MAJID.
MANSOUR منصور Arabic (Egyptian)
Originally referred to someone from the city of Mansoura (المنصورة‎) in Egypt.
MASRY مصرى, مصري Arabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian transcription of MASRI.
MEKKY مكى, مكي Arabic (Egyptian)
Refers to the city of Mecca or Makka (مكة) in Saudi Arabia, considered the most holy city in Islam.
MESBAH مصباح Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian)
Derived from Arabic مِصْبَاح (miṣbāḥ) meaning "lamp, light, luminary".
MOUNIR منير Arabic (Egyptian), Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name MUNIR.
MOUSSA موسى Arabic (Egyptian), Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name MUSA.
MOUSTAFA مصطفى Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name MUSTAFA.
MUBARAK مبارك Arabic, Arabic (Egyptian)
From Arabic مُبَارَك (mubārak) meaning "lucky, blessed".
NAGUIB نجيب Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name NAJIB. Mohamed Naguib (1901-1984) was the first president of Egypt.
NASSRY نصري Arabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian transcription of NASRI.
NIMR نمر Arabic (Egyptian), Arabic
From Arabic نمر (nimr) meaning "leopard, tiger, panther"; mainly used in Egypt.
SALIB صليب Arabic (Egyptian), Coptic
Egyptian Christian derived from Arabic صَلِيب (ṣalīb) meaning "cross, crucifix".
SEDDIK صديق Arabic (Egyptian), Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic صَدِيق (ṣadīq) meaning "friend".
SOLIMAN سليمان Arabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian transcription of SULAYMAN.
TADROS تادرس Arabic (Egyptian), Coptic
Arabic form of THEODORE, chiefly used by Copts.
TAMMAM تمام Arabic (Egyptian)
Derived from the given name Tammam.
TAWFIK توفيق Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name TAWFIQ.
THARWAT ثروت Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name THARWAT.
ZAGHLOUL زغلول Arabic (Egyptian)
Means "squab, young dove" in Egyptian Arabic.
ZAHER زاهر Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name ZAHER.
ZAKY زكي, زكى Arabic (Egyptian)
Alternate transcription of ZAKI chiefly used in Egypt.
ZOHEIR زهير Arabic (Egyptian), Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name ZUHAYR.
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