Name Entry

Lawal



Meaning of Lawal

Yorúbá's version of the Arabic name "Al-Awwal" meaning The First, The Beginning.



Extended Meaning

Taken from one of the 99 names of Allah, Al-Awwal. ___ "While Lawal.is indeed derived from all awwal the first, it's use naming is derived not from reference to God. Actually some Muslim families are so enamoured of the prophet that they name all their male children Muhammad such they then have Muhammad Al Awwal (the first-Lawal), Muhammad Al Thani (the second -Sani in hausa or Sanni in yoruba) and so on." - User feedback



Morphology

Awwal أول)



Gloss

awwal - the first


Geolocation

Common in:
FOREIGN-ARABIC



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