Given Name TALIB

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Arabic
OTHER SCRIPTS: طالب (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 FORM: Taliba
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Talip (Turkish)
USER SUBMISSION: Talib