MUSTAFA
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Arabic, Turkish
OTHER SCRIPTS: مصطفى (Arabic)
PRONOUNCED: moos-TAH-fah (Turkish)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "the chosen one" in Arabic, an epithet of Muhammad. This was the name of four Ottoman sultans. Another famous bearer was Mustafa Kemal (1881-1938), also known as Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Mostafa, Mustapha (Arabic)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Mujo (Bosnian)
Popularity
United States  ranked #891 
England/Wales  ranked #223 
Bosnia and Herzegovina  ranked #82 
France  - 
Netherlands  ranked #215 
Turkey  ranked #3