Mansur

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For the villages in Iran, see Mansur, Iran, Mansur, North Khorasan, and Mansur, Yazd.

Mansur (Arabic: منصور‎, Manṣūr; also spelled Mansoor, Mansour, Monsour, Mansyur or Mensur) is a male Arabic name that means "victorious", from the Arabic root naṣr (نصر), meaning "victory."

The first known bearer of the name was Al-Mansur, second Abbasid caliph and the founder of Baghdad.

Other people called Mansur during the golden Age of Islam include:

Imams of Yemen[edit]

Modern given name[edit]

The spelling Mansur is most commonly seen as the Turkic form. While the transliteration Mansoor is typically used by South Asians. Mansur or Mansour is used in Turkic languages, Iranian languages or Arabic, and Mensur is used in the Bosnian language.

Surname[edit]

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