Meaning and Origin of Mansur - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Mansur

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Arabic : Divinely aided

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Muslim : from a personal name based on Arabic maṇsūr ‘victorious’, ‘triumphant’. This word is found in compound names such as Maṇsūr-ud-Dīn ‘victorious in religion’. The second of the Abbasid khalifs was Al-Maṇsūr Abu-Ja‛far (c. 712–75), who built the city of Baghdad in 762 and is considered the real founder of the Abbasid khalifate.