The Best Muslim Last Names

The Best Popular Muslim Last Names

Muslim last names are found far and wide, all over the globe. These names transgress nationality or ethnicity as Islam is what all these name holders have in common. They have beautiful meanings and usually originate from Islamic history. For example, the world’s most popular Muslim surname is Mohammed or Muhammed. This name comes from the first name of the Muslim Prophet Muhammed (Peace Be Upon Him). It is a unisex last name as it is taken by both girls and boys.

Muslim last names almost always have a religious connotation. They are taken either from the names of the Prophets of Islam, or they relate in some way to God (Allah).

Therefore, it comes as no surprise that the most popular Muslim surnames also follow that order.

Listed below are just some of the most common and popular Muslim last names from around the world.

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Most Common Muslim Last Names

In no particular order, we have compiled a list of some of the most common and popular Muslim last names from around the world.

Mohammed/Muhammed

Khan

Ahmed/Ahmad

Ali

Ameen

Abdullah

Hassan

Hussain

Mahmood/Mahmoud

Begum

Noor

Sultan

Islam

Rahman

Akhtar

Malik

Yafai

Ismail

Akbar

Younis

Youssef/Yousuf

Habib

Salam

Miah

Quraishi

Iqbal

Sheikh

Ayoub

Bilal

Isa/Esa

Talib

Imam

Mustafa/Moustafa

Osman

Amir

Afzal

Saleem

Sharif

Abbas

Khalid

Yasin

Mumtaz

Deen

Rasul

Haider

Abbasi

 

Did you know…?

  • Generally, Muslim last names can be taken by both girls and boys. They are not usually confined to a specific gender. This makes picking out the perfect surname a lot easier!
  • The most popular Muslim last name across the globe, is Muhammed, taken after the Prophet Muhammed (Peace Be Upon Him).

 

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