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Wahab Family History

Wahab Name Meaning
Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic wahhab ‘giver’. Al-Wahhab ‘the All-Giver’ is one of the names of Allah (Qur’an 38:35). As a personal name, this is usually found in compounds such as ?Abd al-Wahhab ‘servant of the All-Giver’. Mu?hammad ibn ?Abd al-Wahhab (1703–87) was the founder of the Wahhabi movement for the purification of Islam.

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

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260 Military Records
516 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Wahab Families

  • Number of Wahab families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wahab families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Wahab families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wahab Family Origin

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Wahab Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Wahab

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Wahab Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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