Scripts نقيب (Arabic), نقیب (Persian)
Pronounced Pron. nah-keeb (Arabic)
Other Forms FormsNaqeeb
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Meaning & History
Derived from the Arabic noun نقيب (naqib) meaning "chief, leader, captain". Known bearers of this name include the Afghan cricketer Naqib Nangarhari (b. 1998) and the Persian storyteller Naqib ol Mamalek, who is the author of the popular Persian epic Amir Arsalan (19th century AD).