Abu Bakr (name)

Abu Bakr is a male Arabic name that means "Father of Bakr", usually used after Abu Bakr, the first Sunni Muslim Caliph. Other transliterations include Abu Bakar, Abubakar or Abu Bekr.

Bakr is a given name in Arabic and it means the firstborn child or a virgin. Abu Bakr is a kunya. However, lately some people started using Abu Bakr as a given name, especially among non-Arabs.

People with the name include:

*Abu Bakr ibn Muhammad ibn Hazm (d. 737), scholar
*Abu Bakr ibn Muhammad (d. 1526), sultan of Adal
*Abu Bakr ibn Muhammad ibn Ayyash al Hassar ("al Hassar"), 12th century mathematician
*Abu-Bakr Ibn-Umar
*Al-Tartushi
*Abu Bakr ibn ‘Abd Al-Rahman ibn Harith
*Muhammad ibn Abu Bakr
*Ibn al-Qayyim
*Abdulsalami Abubakar, former president of Nigeria
*Al-Razi (865-925), Persian philosopher and physician
*Abu-Bakr Muhammad ben Yahya as-Suli (880-946), Arab shatranj player
*Abu-Bakr Ibn-Umar (d. 1097), Moroccan Almoravid ruler
*Ibn Tufail (1100–1185), Andalusian Arab physician and philosopher
*Al-Adil I (1145-1218), brother of Saladin
*Abu Bakr (mansa), 13th century Prince of the Mali Empire
*Abubakari II, 14th century Prince of the Mali Empire
*Sultan Abu Bakar of Johor (1833-1895)
*Sultan Abu Bakar (1904-1974), Sultan of Penang
*Abu Bakar Bashir (b. 1938), Indonesian Muslim cleric
*Admiral Tan Sri Dato' Seri Abu Bakar bin Abdul Jamal (b. 1946), admiral in the Malaysian Navy
*Haidar Abu Bakr al-Attas, Yemeni Prime Minister, 1990-1994
*Atiku Abubakar, Vice President of Nigeria
*Abdulsalami Abubakar, President of Nigeria, 1998-1999
*Yasin Abu Bakr, 21st century black Muslim leader and terrorist suspect
*Abubakar Tariq Nadama, autistic boy killed through medical malpractice
*Pseudonym of Australian militant activist Abdul Nacer Benbrika
*Abubakar Bello-Osagie, Nigerian football (soccer) player


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