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Anwar 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.
Baby names that sound like Anwar are Inar, Einar, Ejnar and Ynyr. Other similar baby names are Anker, Ander, Andor, Ankur, Anwil and Anwel.
Popularity of Anwar
Anwar is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#15282 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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