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Anwar Name Meaning

Muslim (widespread throughout the Muslim world): from a personal name based on Arabic anwar ‘brighter’, an elative adjective derived from nur ‘light’. Anwar (with a long a) is the plural of nur (see Noor) and means ‘rays (of light)’.

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


Similar surnames: Akbar, Antar, Amar, Aswad, Awan, Ammar, Asmar, Sarwar, Ansari, Ancar

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Anwar Family Occupations

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Anwar Life Expectancy

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Between 1971 and 2004, in the United States, Anwar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Anwar in 1971 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

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