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Somali name

In Somali society, each individual has a given name. Sometimes it is presented along with the father's given name, and sometimes the paternal grandfather's given name is attached as well. For example Axmed Yusuf Qaasim would be a person whose given name is "Axmed", whose father's proper name was "Yusuf" and whose grandfather's name was "Qaasim".[1] The most common male given names include Abdi and variations of Muhamed, both of which are extremely common.[2]

References

  1. ^ Bridges, Peter. Safirka: An American Envoy. Kent, Ohio [u.a.]: Kent State Univ. Press, 2000. p. 79
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