Arabic Submitted Surnames

Arabic names are used in the Arab world, as well as some other regions within the larger Muslim world. They are not necessarily of Arabic origin, though most in fact are. Compare also Persian names and Turkish names. 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.
Tammam Arabic (Egyptian)
Derived from the given name Tammam.
Tarabay طربيه Arabic
History of this surname is unknown. A famous bearer with this last name is Nick E. Tarabay, a Lebanese-American actor.
Tariq طارق Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Tariq.
Tawaji طوجي Arabic
Tawfik Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name Tawfiq.
Tayeb طيب Arabic
From the given name Tayeb.
Tedros تيدروس Eastern African, Amharic, Ge'ez, Arabic (Egyptian), Coptic
From the given name Tedros.
Tharwat ثروت Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name Tharwat.
Tlemsani Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Tlemcen, the name of a city in north-western Algeria.
Touati تواتي Arabic (Maghrebi), Judeo-Spanish
Habitational name denoting someone who originally came from the region of Touat (or Tuat) in Algeria.
Touilbini Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Meaning unknown. A bearer is Abdelaziz Touilbini (1978-), an Algerian boxer.
Tounsi تونسي‎‎ Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic تُونِسِيّ (tūnisiyy) meaning “Tunisian”, ultimately from تُونِس (tūnis) meaning "Tunisia, Tunis". It can refer to a native of the country of Tunisia, someone from the city of Tunis (in Tunisia), or the Tunisian Tounsi dialect of Arabic.
Touzani توزاني Arabic (Maghrebi)
Possibly derived from Aït Touzine, the name of a Rifian tribe in Morocco.
Trabelsi طرابلسي‎‎ Arabic (Maghrebi)
Habitational name for someone originally from the city of Tripoli in Libya from Arabic طَرَابُلُس (ṭarābulus). The city's name ultimately comes from Ancient Greek Τρίπολις (Trípolis) meaning "three cities", from τρι- (tri-) meaning "three" and πόλις (pólis) meaning "city".
Trabelssi طرابلسي‎‎ Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Trabelsi.
Tumas توما Arabic, Somali, Urdu
From the given name Tumas.
Turkieh تركيا Ancient Hebrew, Arabic, Jewish
A Lebanese jewish surname that is often used among Lebanese jews in Israel.
Uhumahu نقىبنب Arabic
He was arabic but died by cholera
Ullah الله Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Means "of Allah, of God" from Arabic اللّٰه (Allah) referring to the monotheistic god in Islam. It is commonly used as a component in given names.
Umar عمر Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Umar.
Usman عثمان Arabic, Urdu, Filipino, Maguindanao, Tausug, Maranao, Dhivehi
From the given name Uthman.
Wahab وهاب Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, Urdu
From the given name Wahab.
Waheed وحيد Arabic, Urdu, Dhivehi
From the given name Wahid.
Wahid وحيد Arabic
From the given name Wahid
Wali ولي Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Arabic
Derived from Arabic وَلِيّ (waliyy) meaning "helper, friend, protector", used in Islam to describe a saint.
Yacoob يعقوب Arabic
From the given name Yaqub.
Yacoub يعقوب Arabic
From the given name Yaqub.
Yafai يافاى Arabic
Meaning unknown.
Yahia يحيى Arabic
From the given name Yahya.
Yahiaoui يحياوي Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Yahya.
Yahya يحيى Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Yahya.
Yahyaoui يحياوي Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Yahya.
Yalaoui يعلاوي Arabic (Maghrebi)
Algerian family name possibly derived from Arabic يَعْلَى (yaʿlā) or يَعْلَ (yaʿla) both meaning "exalted, high".
Yaqoob يعقوب Arabic
From the given name Yaqub.
Yaqub يعقوب Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Yaqub.
Yaseen ياسين Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Yasin.
Yasin ياسين Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Yasin.
Yassin ياسين Arabic
From the given name Yasin.
Yazbeck يزبك Arabic
Variant transcription of Yazbek.
Yehia يحيى Arabic
From the given name Yahya.
Yehya يحيى Arabic, Uyghur
From the given name Yehya.
Yemen ليمن Arabic
From the Given Name YEMEN.
Youcefi يوسفي Arabic (Maghrebi)
Algerian cognate of Yousfi.
Younes يونس Arabic
Variant transcription of Yunus.
Yousef يوسف Arabic
From the given name Yusuf.
Yousfi يوسفي‎‎ Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Yusuf.
Yousif يوسف Arabic
From the given name Yusuf.
Youssef يوسف Arabic
From the given name Youssef.
Yousuf يوسف Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Yusuf.
Yunus يونس Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Yunus.
Yusef يوسف Persian, Arabic
From the given name Yusuf.
Yusuf يوسف Arabic, Somali, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Yusuf.
Zaghloul Arabic (Egyptian)
Means "squab, young dove" in Egyptian Arabic.
Zaheer ظهير Arabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of Zahir.
Zaher زاهر Arabic (Egyptian)
From the given name Zaher.
Zahid زاهد Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Zahid.
Zahir ظاهر Arabic, Urdu, Persian, Bengali
From the given name Zahir.
Zahiri ظاهري Persian, Arabic
From the given name Zahir.
Zahra زهراء Maltese, Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bengali
From the given name Zahra.
Zahrani زهراني Arabic
From the Arabic زهراني (zahran) meaning "flowering, blossoming"; ultimately from زَهْرَة (zahra) meaning "flower, blossom" (see Zahrah)... [more]
Zahraoui زهراوي Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "related to Zahra" in Arabic (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
Zaïdi زيدي Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Zaidi chiefly used in the Maghreb and influenced by French orthography.
Zaidi زيدي Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Zaid.
Zain زين‎ Arabic
From the given name Zayn.
Zakaria زكريا Arabic, Bengali
From the given name Zakariyya.
Zakariya زكريا Arabic
Arabic surname derived from the name of the prophet Zechariah.
Zakariyya زكريا Dhivehi, Arabic
From the given name Zakariyya.
Zaki زكي Arabic
From the given name Zaki.
Zaky زكي Arabic (Egyptian)
Alternate transcription of Zaki chiefly used in Egypt.
Zeitoun زيتون‎‎ Arabic
Derived from the Arabic زَيْتُون (zaytūn) meaning "olive", a cognate of the Maghrebi Zitouni. It could also be linked to the famous El-Zeitoun district in Cairo, Egypt.
Zerhouni زرهوني Arabic (Maghrebi), Northern African, Berber
Possibly refers to the Zerhoun mountain in Morocco. The family name originates from the city of Nedroma in Tlemcen, Algeria.
Zeroual زروال‎‎ Arabic (Maghrebi), Berber
Nickname for a person with blue eyes from Berber aẓerwal meaning "blue".
Zerrougui زروقي Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Zerrouki.
Zerrouki زروقي Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic أَزْرَق (ʾazraq) meaning "blue".
Zgheib زغيب Arabic
Lebanese surname of unknown meaning.
Ziadeh زيادة Arabic
Means surplus, extra in Arabic
Ziani زياني‎‎ Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Zayyan.
Zidane زيدان Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Zaydan. A notable bearer is Zinedine Zidane (1972-), a French former footballer of Algerian descent.
Zitouni زيتوني‎‎ Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic زَيْتُون (zaytūn) meaning "olive".
Zogheib زغيب Arabic
Variant transcription of Zgheib.
Zoheir زهير Arabic (Egyptian), Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Zuhayr.
Zouaoui زواوي‎‎ Arabic (Maghrebi)
Indicates a member of the Igawawen (called Zouaoua in French) Kabyle tribe, from Maghrebi Arabic زواوة (zwāwa). The tribe's name is of uncertain meaning; it may be derived from the name of a massif in Kabylie, Algeria.
Zouari Arabic (Maghrebi)
Meaning unknown (chiefly Tunisian).
Zoubir زوبير Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Zubair (chiefly used in Algeria and Morocco).
Zouhair زهير Arabic (Maghrebi)
From the given name Zuhayr (chiefly used in Morocco).
Zubair زبير Arabic, Urdu
From the given name Zubayr.
Zzoha Arabic
Probably from the given name Zoha, which means "Morning light"