Meaning and Origin of: Nasir

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Arabic : Winning
  • Arabic : Protector

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Muslim : from a personal name based on nạsīr ‘supporter’, ‘helper’ (Qur’an 9:116).
  • Muslim : from a personal name based on nạ̄sir ‘protector’. It is found in compounds such as Nasruddin (Arabic Nạ̄sir ud-Dīn) ‘protector of religion’, i.e. ‘defender of the faith (Islam)’. Compare Nasser.