Meaning and Origin of: Nasir

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Arabic : Winning
  • Arabic : Protector

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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)’. CompareNasser.