Akbar Family History
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Akbar Name Meaning
Muslim (mainly Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh; also Iran): from a personal name based on Arabic akbar ‘greater’, ‘greatest’, an elative adjective from kabir ‘great’. Allahu Akbar (‘Allah is the Greatest’) is a slogan of Muslims throughout the world. The Mughal emperor known in English as Akbar the Great (Jalal ud-Din Akbar; 1542–1605) extended his rule from a base in Panjab to cover most of the Indian subcontinent by the time of his death. His rule was notable for the integration of Hindus and Muslims in positions of power.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Anwar, Akhtar, Amber, Abbas, Akram, Akbari, Abad, Jabbar, Ammar, Amar