Anwar Name Meaning

Muslim (widespread throughout the Muslim world): from a personal name based on Arabic anwar ‘brighter’, an elative adjective derived from nur ‘light’. Anwar (with a long a) is the plural of nur (see Noor) and means ‘rays (of light)’.

List of People with Surname Anwar

Based on our public records, there are a total of 1,134 people with the surname Anwar. Among these people surnamed Anwar, there are approximately 196 distinct names, with an average of 5 people who share the same name. Ali Anwar, Muhammad Anwar and Syed Anwar are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Anwar, with 41, 30 and 23 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Anwar, with a total of 205 people, and there are a total of 106 distinct names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Anwar, with a total of 219 people and an average of 103 distinct names.