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Gender Masculine
Scripts مصطفى(Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. MOOS-ta-fa(Arabic)
moo-sta-FA(Turkish)
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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

VariantsMostafa, Mustapha(Arabic)
DiminutiveMujo(Bosnian)
Other Languages & CulturesMistefa(Kurdish) Moustapha(Western African)

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