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GenderMasculine
UsageArabic
Scriptsطالب Arabic

Meaning & History

Means "seeker of knowledge, student" in Arabic. Abu Talib was an uncle of Muhammad who raised him after his parents and grandparents died. His name was in fact a kunya (a nickname) formed using Abu; his real name may have been Imran.
Feminine FormTaliba
Other Languages & CulturesTalip Turkish
User SubmissionTalib
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute