Meaning and Origin of Mansour - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Mansour

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Arabic : One who triumphs
  • Arabic : Divinely aided

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Muslim : variant spelling of Mansur.
  • Egyptian Arabic : habitational name from the city of Mansoura, in in the Nile Delta. It was named for a battle in 1250 in which the Saracens destroyed a Crusader force, capturing King Louis IX of France and holding him and many of his knights to ransom. Mansouras is also found as a Greek family name; there was a large Greek community in Mansoura until comparatively recently.