Meaning and Origin of Haidar - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Haidar

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Arabic : Lion

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Muslim : from a personal name based on Arabic haidar ‘lion’. This was an epithet of ‛Alī ibn Abi ̣Talib, fourth of the ‘rightly guided’ khalifs (ruled 656–61), the first imam of the Shiite Muslims.