Sayyid - boys name

Sayyid name popularity, meaning and origin

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Sayyid name meaning:

The name Sayyid is an Arabic term that means "master" or "lord." It is commonly used as a title of respect for men who are descendants of the Prophet Muhammad through his daughter Fatimah and her husband Ali. Sayyids hold a special status in Islam and are often seen as leaders and authorities within their communities.

In Islamic tradition, being a Sayyid is considered a prestigious lineage, as it signifies a direct connection to the Prophet Muhammad. It is believed that Sayyids possess a higher level of knowledge and virtue due to their ancestry. As a result, they are often held in high regard and given special privileges and responsibilities within their communities. Sayyids often play significant roles in religious and political spheres, serving as scholars, religious leaders, or community leaders.

The name Sayyid carries a sense of honor and respect, emphasizing the prestigious lineage and authority associated with the title. It is a name that reflects the deep-rooted religious and cultural significance within the Muslim community.

Origin: Arabic


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Overall UK ranking: 4789 out of 4789

3 recorded births last year

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