Qureshi

Family Information

  | Home | Biography | Update | Members | Search | Contact |
Famous Branches of Qureshi Family
often used as surname in South Asia
Siddiqui: also rendered as Siddiqi, Siddique, Siddiquee, Siddighi, Sadighi, Seddighi, Sidiki, Siddiquie, (Arabic/Urdu: صدیقی‎ ) is a surname, referring descent from Hazrat Abu Bakr Siddiq (رضی اللہ تعالٰی عنہ) , the first Khalifa of Islam and very close companion of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (صلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم) , who was member of Quraish tribe.

Farooqui: also rendered as Farooki, Faroqui, Farooqi, Faruki , Farouki, Faruqi, (Arabic/Urdu: فاروقي ‎) is a surname, referring descent from Hazrat Umar Farooq (رضی اللہ تعالٰی عنہ) , the second Khalifa of Islam and companion of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (صلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم) , who was member of Quraish tribe.

Usmani: also rendered as Osmani, Othmani, Uthmani, (Arabic/Urdu: عثمانی‎ ) is a surname, referring descent from Hazrat Usman Ghani (رضی اللہ تعالٰی عنہ) , the third Khalifa of Islam and companion of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (صلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم) , who was member of Quraish tribe.

Syed: [masculine title] also rendered as Sayyid, Sayyed, Sayed, Sayid, Saiyad, Saiyed, (Arabic/Urdu: سيد ), Sayyida [feminine title], Saadah [plural title], (English: Mister, Master) is an honorific title in the Arabic language which is also denoted for the descendants of Hazrat Imam Hasan (رضی اللہ تعالٰی عنہ) and Hazrat Imam Hussain (رضی اللہ تعالٰی عنہ) , grandsons of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (صلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم) and sons of Hazrat Ali (رضی اللہ تعالٰی عنہ) and Hazrat Fatima Zahra (رضی اللہ تعالیٰ عنہا) who were member of Quraish tribe.

Hashmi: also rendered as Hashemi, Hashimi, (Arabic/Urdu: هاشمى ) is a surname, referring descent from the clan of Banu Hashim (Hashim, great-grandfather of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (صلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم) was the head of tribe). Banu Hashim was clan in the Quraish tribe.

Abbasi: also rendered as Abasi, Abbasid, (Arabic/Urdu: عباسي‎ ) is a surname, referring descent from Hazrat Abbas (رضی اللہ تعالٰی عنہ) (youngest uncle of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (صلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم) .

Jafri: also rendered as Jafari, Jaffari, Jaffri, (Arabic/Urdu: جعفري ) refers the descent from Hazrat Jafar Tayar (رضی اللہ تعالٰی عنہ) , cousin of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (صلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم) .
Honorific Titles often used in South Asia
also taken by Qureshi family as surname
Sheikh: also rendered as Shiekh, Sheik, Shaikh, Shaykh, Shayk, (Arabic/Urdu: شيخ‎ ), (English: Islamic Scholar, Elder, Leader) is an honorific title in the Arabic language. Siddiqui, Farooqi, Usmani or Syed families who were historically involved in the administrative roles in both the Delhi Sultanate and the Mughal Empire, takes the title Sheikh.

Khawaja: also rendered as Khwaja, Khawajah, (Arabic/Urdu: خواجه‎ ), Khwajagan [plural title], (English: Noble, Master) is also honorific title in the Arabic language.

Bukhari: also rendered as Bokhari, Bukhary, Bukhori, (Arabic/Urdu: بخاري ) , (English: from Bukhara/Uzbekistan) is a nisbat (specifier).

Chaudhary: also rendered as Chowdhury, Chaudhari, Chaudri, Chudhari, Chudhary, (Arabic/Urdu: چودهری‎ ), (English: Holder of Four, Landowning) indicates the ownership of ancestral land.

Qazi: (Arabic/Urdu: قاضی‎ ) is designation (similar to judge/justice) in Islamic courts.

Similarly, honorific titles like Sufi, Molvi, Peer, Makhdom, Mian, Sardar and so on, were not for specific tribes or nations, therefore often used in Qureshi family as forename but now these titles also denote castes, communities or family names in South Asia.
Visitors Counter : 2,561,058
Pending Records : 0
Copyright © 2014 | Qureshi Family, All rights reserved | Terms of Use | Volunteer Agreement |