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Idris Family History

Idris Name Meaning
Muslim: from an Arabic personal name, Idris. Idris is mentioned in the Qur’an as a prophet, and many legends are related of him in Arabic folklore and literature. Linguistically, his name corresponds to Hebrew Ezra, Greek Esdras, but the Muslim figure is not the same person as the Biblical prophet of this name. Some legends about him correspond more nearly to those about the Biblical Enoch. Idris ibn-Abdullah (died 793) was founder of the Idrisid dynasty which ruled Morocco from 789–926 ad.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

4,089 Historical Documents with Idris on Ancestry
2,003 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
149 Military Records
539 Immigration Records
526 Census and Voter Lists
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