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Anwar meaning and name origin
Anwar \a-nwar, an-war\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Anwar), is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Anwar is "light". Most familiar as a man's name borne by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat.
Baby names that sound like Anwar are Annora, Anorah and Anora. Other similar baby names are Anwen, Andri, Andre, Andra, Andere, Andera and Anitra.
Popularity of Anwar
Anwar is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#15282 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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