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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 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Thakur, Shakir, Shaker, Shankar, Shakoor, Staker, Shaer, Saur, Shaver

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Between 1973 and 2004, in the United States, Shakur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Shakur in 1973 was 33, and 61 in 2004.

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