Origin: Arabic Катхар
The name is derived from the Arabic word for abundance, it is also the name of the shortest sura in the Qu’ran known as the al-Kawthar.
It is currently the 2nd most popular female name in Kazakhstan, (2010).
Other forms of the name include:
- Kovsər (Azeri)
- Kaysar Каусар (Bulgarian/Russian/Tatar: used among Bulgarian and Russian Muslims)
- Kausar (Indonesian)
- Kautsar (Javanese)
- Kewser (Kurdish)
- Kaysarija Каысария (Tatar)
- Kәүsәr Кәүсәр (Tatar)
- Kevser (Turkish)