Murad

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Murad (Arabic: مراد‎) or variants Murat, Mourad, Morad and Mrad is an Arabic, Turkish, Kurdish and Persian male given name and is commonly used throughout the Muslim world, and Arabic world. [1]

Etymology[edit]

Murad means "desired" or "wished" in Arabic. It is derived from the Arabic quadriliteral root "Arad" meaning to desire.

The name Murad stems from the Persian word "morad" which means "fulfilment of a vow vowed" or simply wish'.[2][verification needed][unreliable source?]

Given name[edit]

Ottoman sultans[edit]

  • Murad I (1326–1389), often nicknamed Hüdavendigâr - from Persian: خداوندگار Khodāvandgār - "the God-like One", the third sultan. Received the name Murad through a play on the Persian word mordd, which means "wish or desire"[3]
  • Murad II (1404–1451)
  • Murad III (1546–1595)
  • Murad IV (1612–1640)
  • Murad V (1840–1904)


Others[edit]

Murad
Mourad
Morad

Surname[edit]

Murad
Mourad
Morad
Mrad

Other[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pearce, Karen (2002). Multicultural matters: names and naming systems. London: Building Bridges. p. 194. ISBN 0-9543653-0-5. 
  2. ^ Aspland, Robert (1847). The Christian reformer. London: Sherbert. Gilbert and Piper. p. 334. 
  3. ^ Iskander, Munshi (1978). The history of Shah ʻAbbas the Great. University of Michigan: Westview Press. p. 1399.