What does Anwar mean?
Anwar /an-war/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Anwar) is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Anwar is "light". Made famous by Egyptian President Anwar Sadat.
VariationsKreatif forms: Anawar, Anwarrio, Arwar. [more]
How popular is Anwar?
Anwar is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#14745 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Anwar for boys. Anwar has not been ranked in the list so far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)