Origin: Arabic مراد
Meaning: “wish; desire.”
The name is derived from the Arabic meaning, “wish; desire.”
It is currently the 5th most popular male name among babies born in Azerbaijan, (2011).
Other forms of the name include:
- Murad Мура́д (Albanian/Assyrian/Azeri/Bosnian/Chechen/Egyptian/Iranian/Kazakh/Kurdish/Kyrgyz/Lebanese/Pashtun/Syrian/Tatar/Urdu/Uzbek)
- Mourad (Algerian/Moroccan/Tunisian)
- Mұrat Мұрат (Kazakh)
- Murat (Turkish)
- Myrat (Turkmen)
It was borne by at least 5 Turkish Sultans.