Abbasi (surname)

Abbasi is a typically Muslim surname derived from the personal name Abbas, implying descent or association with someone called Abbas.[1] In particular, it may be used by families claiming descent from Abbasid Caliphs or from similar ancestral sources.[2][3] People with this surname include:


  1. ^ Hanks, P.; Coates, R.; McClure, P. (2016). The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland. OUP Oxford. p. 1. ISBN 978-0-19-252747-9. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  2. ^ Patrick Hanks (2003). Dictionary of American Family Names. Oxford University Press. p. 2. ISBN 978-0-19-977169-1.
  3. ^ Shibani Roy; S. H. M. Rizvi (2002). Encyclopaedia of Indian surnames. B.R. ISBN 978-81-7646-247-1.