Al-Hashimi (surname)

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Al-Hashimi, also transliterated Al-Hashemi (Arabic: الهاشمي), Hashemi, Hashimi or Hashmi (Persian: هاشمی) is an Arabic, Arabian, and Persian surname.[1][2] The definite article Al- usually distinguishes the Arabic from the more numerous form.

It is the pronoun form of Hashim (Arabic: هاشم) and originally designated a member or descendant of the Banu Hashim clan of the Quraysh. The Islamic prophet, Muhammad was a member of this Arab tribe; his great-grandfather was Hashim ibn Abd Manaf, for whom the clan is named. Members of this clan are referred to as Hashemites or Hashimis. This refers in particular to:

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Notable people with this family name include:

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  1. ^ Al-Hashimi, Al-Hashemi, Hashemi, Hashemi, Hashmi surname distribution at "Forebears.io". Retrieved 2018-01-15.
  2. ^ "Statistics and meaning of name Alhashimi". namespedia.com. Retrieved 2018-01-15.