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Ghulam (Arabic: غلام) is an Arabic word meaning servant, boy, youth. It is used to describe young servants in paradise. It is also used to refer to slave-soldiers in the Abbasid, Ottoman, Safavid and to a lesser extent, Mughal empires, as described in the article Ghilman, which is the plural form of the word.
It can be used as the first element of a Muslim male given name, meaning servant of ... or, in modern times, as an independent surname.
People with the given nameEdit
- Jassim Ghulam Al-Hamd (born 1979), Iraqi footballer
- Ghulam Azam (born 1922), Bangladeshi Islamist political leader
- Ghulam Bombaywala, Pakistani-American restaurateur resident in Houston, Texas
- Ghulam Haider
- Ghulam Ishaq Khan (1915–2006), President of Pakistan
- Ghulam Mansoor (born 1812), in 1867 was Subedar-Major at Bhopal State
- Ghulam Murshid, Bangladeshi author, scholar and journalist, based in London
- Ghulam Qadir Khan (1920-1988), last ruler of the State of Las Bela in Balochistan, Pakistan
- Arbab Ghulam Rahim (born 1957), Pakistani politician
- Ghulam Raziq (born 1932), Pakistani hurdler
- Ghulam Sediq Wardak (born 1942), Afghan peasant inventor
People with the surnameEdit
- Ghilman, young servants in paradise or slave-soldiers in the Abbasid, Ottoman, Safavid and to a lesser extent, Mughal empires.
- Ghulam Khan, town in North Waziristan, Pakistan
- Ghulam Abbas
- Ghulam Ahmad, also Ghulam Ahmed
- Ghulam Ali
- Ghulam Dastagir
- Ghulam Farid
- Ghulam Faruq
- Ghulam Hassan
- Ghulam Hussain also Gholam Hossein etc.
- Ghulam Mohammad, also Ghulam Mohammed, Ghulam Muhammad etc.
- Ghulam Mohiuddin, also other spellings
- Ghulam Murtaza
- Ghulam Mustafa
- Ghulam Nabi
- Ghulam Rabbani
- Ghulam Rasul, also Ghulam Rasool
- Gholam Reza
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