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 and Hindustani word "morad/mordd" which means "fulfilment of a vow vowed" in the two languages.[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.