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Qureshi Family History

Qureshi Name Meaning
Arabic: name indicating descent from the Quraish, the leading tribe in Mecca at the time of the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (ad 570); the Prophet’s mother was a member of it. The Quraish at first opposed Muhammad’s teachings and persecuted him and his followers, but by the time of his death they had begun to accept the new faith and played an important role in bringing Arabia under the banner of Islam.

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

12,244 Historical Documents with Qureshi on Ancestry
10,223 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
109 Military Records
510 Immigration Records
403 Census and Voter Lists
999 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Qureshi Families

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     2 - 2
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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