Aziz

Aziz (Arabic: عزيز‎, ʿAzīz, ) originally a Syriac word, now much more commonly known as an Arabic male name. Aziz in Arabic is derived from the root A-z-z and it means one that is powerful, strong, or respected, and is a cognate of Hebrew Oz meaning might, strength, and power. Al-Aziz is also one of the names of Allah in Islam.

Aziz is a common name for people ranging from Assyrians to Kurds and Arabs. It is not necessarily a Muslim name and is widely used, among others, by the Maronites. The name also exists in a feminine form, Aziza. The word has been used as meaning King of Egypt, in the Quran.

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