Ali Name Meaning

Muslim (widespread throughout the Muslim world): from the Arabic personal name ?Ali ‘high’, ‘lofty’, ‘sublime’. Al-?Ali ‘the All-High’ is an attribute of Allah. Abdul-?Ali means ‘servant of the All-High’. ?Ali ibn Abi ?Talib (c. 600–661), the cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad, was the fourth and last of the ‘rightly guided’ khalifs (ruled 656–61) and the first imam of the Shiite Muslims. His assassination led to the appearance of the Shiite sect.

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


Similar surnames: Wali, Alf, Li, Aloi, Alm, Alli, Alix, Aldi, Al, Aly

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In 1880, music Prof. and Musician were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ali. The most common Ali occupation in the USA was Music Prof.. 50% of Ali's were Music Prof.s.

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Between 1951 and 2004, Ali life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Ali in 1951 was 55, and 57 in 2004.

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