Wali Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic wali ‘lord’, ‘guardian’, ‘protector’, ‘saint’, or ‘friend’, often interpreted as a short form of Wali Allah ‘friend of God’, an epithet of the Prophet Muhammad. Indian (Kashmir): Hindu (Brahman) name, probably ulitmately derived from Arabic wali ‘lord’ (see 1). Indian (Karnataka): Hindu (Lingayat) name of unknown meaning.

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

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Between 1964 and 2002, Wali life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Wali in 1964 was 83, and 80 in 2002.

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