Nassar

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Nassar
RomanizationNāṣir
Gendermasculine
Language(s)Arabic: ناصر
Origin
Language(s)Arabic
Meaning'granter of victory', helper, protector, supporter, victory-maker
Other names
Alternative spellingNaser, Nasser, Nasir, Naseer, Nacer
Related namesNasrallah, Nasralla, Nasrollah, Nasrullah, Al-Nasrallah, Nasri

Nassar (Arabic: نصار, lit.'helper, protector, supporter, victory-maker'),[1][2] is a given name and surname, commonly found in the Arabic language. Alternative spellings of this name, possibly due to transliteration include Naser, Nasser, Nasir, Naseer, or Nacer. People with the surname include:

People with the given name Nassar[edit]

People with the surname Nassar[edit]

  • Ali Nassar (born 1954), Arab-Israeli film director
  • Azmi Nassar (1957–2007), Arab-Israeli football manager and served as manager of the Palestinian national football team
  • Elias Nassar (born 1960), eparch of the Maronite Catholic Eparchy of Sidon
  • Eugene Paul Nassar (born 1935), Professor of English
  • Fu'ad Nassar (1914–1976), Palestinian communist leader
  • George Nassar (born 1932), American murderer
  • Issam Nassar, Palestinian historian of photography in Palestine and the Middle East
  • Jamal Nassar, Palestinian American academic and professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Larry Nassar (born 1963), Disgraced former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting multiple female US gymnasts
  • Maya Nassar (born 1986), Dutch-Lebanese competitive fitness model, TV host and entrepreneur
  • Nadim Nassar, Syrian-born church clergy, reverend, Christian film director and co-founder of the Awareness Foundation
  • Najib Nassar (1865-1947), Palestinian journalist
  • Nassar Nassar (born 1992), Lebanese footballer
  • Nassib Nassar, American computer scientist and classical pianist
  • Nasif al-Nassar (died 1781), sheikh of the rural Shia Muslim (Matawilah) tribes of Jabal Amil (modern-day South Lebanon)
  • Nelida Nassar, Lebanese-American designer and art critic
  • Pablo Nassar (born 1977), Costa Rican football player
  • Raduan Nassar (born 1935), Brazilian writer of Lebanese descent
  • Samar Nassar (born 1978), Jordanian swimmer
  • Siraj Nassar (born 1990), Arab-Israeli football player
  • Wa'el Nassar (1973–2004), member and a senior leader of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades
  • Zakiya Nassar (born 1987), Palestinian Olympic swimmer

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The meaning of the name Nassar". Archived from the original on 2018-01-26. Retrieved 2018-01-25.
  2. ^ "Nassar Name Meaning And Origin". Wow Baby Name. Archived from the original on 2020-10-11. Retrieved 2020-04-02.