Sultan Family History
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Sultan Name Meaning
Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic sul?tan ‘ruler’. This was the title of rulers in many parts of the Muslim world, including the monarch of the Ottoman Empire. English: see Soden. Spanish (Sultán), Polish (Sultan): nickname for someone who behaved in an outlandish or autocratic manner, from Arabic sul?tan ‘sultan’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press