Murtaza (also spelled Mortaza or Morteza) (Arabic: مرتضى/ Persian: مرتضى) is a common Persian name, is a variant transcription of Murtadha, meaning "chosen". It is an Islamic name that dates back to the time of Islamic prophetMuhammad. Pronunciation varies with accent, from native Arabic speakers to speakers of European and Asian languages. A commonly held meaning of the name is "He who God is pleased with".Murtaza is also one of the titles of Imam Ali (raz), one of Prophet Muhammed's closest companions, and the fourth Caliph of Islam.
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