Shakur Family History
Shakur Name Meaning
Muslim (mainly the Indian subcontinent): from a personal name based on Arabic shakūr ‘grateful thankful’. Al-Shakūr (Ash-Shakūr) ‘the All-Thankful’ is an attribute of Allah (see the Koran 617) giving rise to the compound name ʿAbd al-Shakūr ʿAbdul-Shakūr ʿAbdush-Shakūr ‘servant of the All-Thankful’. Compare Shakoor .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press