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Jalali Name Meaning

Muslim: from an adjectival derivative of Arabic jalal ‘majesty’, ‘glory’, or denoting a descendant of someone named with this word. It is also found in compound names such as Jalal ud-Din ‘Glory of Religion’. Jalal ud-Din Rumi (1207–73) was a great Islamic mystic poet. Jalal ud-Din Akbar (1556–1605) was one of the greatest of the Mughal emperors (see Akbar).

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

Similar surnames: Jamal, Lalani, Jalil, Kamali, Halabi, Jafari, Valli, Jama, Dalal

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