Murad

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

Etymology[edit]

It is derived from the Semitic triliteral root رود (r-w-d). Its Arabic meaning can be translated roughly into wanted[2], desired, wished for, yearned, wanted or goal.

Given name[edit]

Ottoman sultans[edit]

  • Murad I (1326–1389), often nicknamed Hüdavendigâr—from Persian: خداوندگار Khodāvandgār—"the devotee of God", 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]

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