Meaning and Origin of Dar - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Dar

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Free man

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Muslim : from Arabic dār ‘house (of)’, ‘family (of)’, commonly used as a prefix in forming Arabic surnames.
  • Indian (Kashmir) : Muslim name, probably from the Persian suffix dār ‘holder’, ‘possessor’, ‘master’.
  • Jewish (Israeli) : ornamental name from Hebrew dar ‘mother-of-pearl’.