Meaning and Origin of: Rabbani

Family name origins & meanings

  • Muslim (common in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan) : from a personal name based on Arabic rabbānī ‘divine’, a derivative of Arabic rabb ‘lord’, ‘master’. Al-Rabb ‘the Lord’ is an attribute of Allah. See the Qur’an 1:2: ‘All praise belongs to Allah, the Lord of the universe.’