Home > Anwar


What does Anwar mean?

Anwar Pronunciation of Anwar as a girls' name (also used as boys' 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH An-, arabic, light


(female) Alwar, ..

(male) Anan, ..

Anwar Stephanie (A.S.), ..

How popular is Anwar?

Anwar is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#14745 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Anwar has not been recorded in the list so far. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anwar name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anwar outside U.S.

Similar Names

Anwar is pronounced similarly to Anner. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Alvar, Ambar, Ana, Anat, Anda, Ania, Anja, Anka, Anna, Annah, Anwen, Anwyn, Anya and Azhar. These names tend to be more commonly used than Anwar.

See names
in meaning and etymology.