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Meaning and name origin

Anwar \a-nwar, an-war\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Anwar), is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Anwar is "light". Made famous by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat.


Anwar is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#15282 out of 88799, Top 17%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Anwar for boys. Anwar has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Anwar name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Anwar is also pronounced similarly to Inar. Another suggested similar baby name is Ammar. Like Anwar, these names are not commonly used.