Ansari Name Meaning

Muslim: from the Arabic name An?sari ‘one who traces his lineage to one of the An?sar’. An?sar is the plural of Na?sir ‘friend’, ‘supporter’, a term traditionally used to denote the people of Medina who helped the Prophet Muhammad after the Hegira in 622 ad. Thabit ibn Qais al An?sari was one of the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad, to whom he gave the good news of entry into paradise.

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List of People with Surname Ansari

As far as we found, there are a total of 1,877 people with the surname Ansari. Among these people surnamed Ansari, there are around 379 different names, with an average of 4 people sharing the same name. Muhammad Ansari, Abdul Ansari and Mohammed Ansari are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Ansari, with 40, 34 and 30 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that California has the greatest number of people surnamed Ansari, with a total of 411 people, and there are a total of 223 different names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Ansari, with a total of 250 people and an average of 163 different names.