Somali Submitted Surnames

Somali names are used in the country of Somalia in eastern Africa.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Somali form of Ahmed.
Meaning unknown.
IBRAHIMArabic, Somali, Urdu
From the given name Ibrahim.
Somali form of Khalifa.
Somali form of Muhammad.
MOHAMEDArabic, Malay, Somali
Variant transcription of Muhammad.
SHARIFBengali (Muslim), Urdu, Punjabi, Kashmiri, Indian (Muslim), Persian, Arabic, Somali
From the Arabic title شَرِيف (šarīf) meaning "noble, honoured, excellent", denoting a Muslim ruler, religious leader, or descendant of Muhammad.
SHEIKHIndian (Muslim), Bengali (Muslim), Urdu, Somali, Arabic, Persian, Punjabi
From the Arabic title شَيْخ (šayḵ) meaning "chief, chieftain, head", used as title to denote a political or spiritual leader of a Muslim community.
Transferred use of the given name Warsame.
Means “excerpt” in Somali.