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Siddiqui

Siddiqui is a family name or surname. Siddiqui means The Truthful in Arabic. Siddiquis are spread all over the world mainly the Middle east, Asia Pacific and Europe. Siddiquis are the descendants of the first Muslim Caliph Abu Bakr as-Siddiq of the Rashidun Caliphate (The four Rightly guided Calips). The title "Siddiq" .(The Truthful) was given to Abu Bakr by the Prophet Mohammad himself. Siddiqui is sometimes also rendered as Siddiqi, Sediqi, Siddique, Siddiquee, Siddighi, Sadighi, Seddighi, Sidiki, Siddiki, or Siddiquie.

The Siddiqui surname is found among a number of ethnic groups and communities after its spread from Middle East to Africa, Central Asia, and the South Asia.

Between 1690 and the early 20th century, the District of Badaun, in India, was ruled by the Rohilla Siddiqi Nawabs.[1]

Notable Siddiquis

See also

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External links

  • Shaikh Siddiqui
  • Qureshi Family – Family trees of Quresh tribe

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