Gender Masculine
Scripts مصطفى(Arabic) مصطفی(Urdu)
Pronounced Pron. MOOS-ta-fa(Arabic) moo-sta-FA(Turkish)  [key·IPA]

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

VariantsMoustafa, Mustapha(Arabic)
Other Languages & CulturesMistefa(Kurdish) Mostafa(Persian) Moustapha(Western African)


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Entry updated April 25, 2021