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Origin and popularity of the name TALIB

Origin

Talib : Muslim (mainly Pakistan and Iraq):: 1: from the Arabic personal name Ṭālib from ṭālib ‘seeker (of knowledge)’. Abū-Ṭālib ‘father of the Seeker’ was the name of an uncle of the prophet Muhammad and the father of the first Shiite imam Ali. Compare Taleb.2: possibly also from the Arabic personal name Ṭalīb from ṭalīb ‘inquirer student’.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 760 individuals with the name TALIB on Geneanet.

 

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