Alavi (Surname)

Alavi (Surname)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The surname Alavi (often spelled as Alvi) signifies ancestry from Hazrat Ali ibn Abi Talib, the fourth Caliph of Sunni Islam and the first Imam in Shia Islam. Ali was the cousin and son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad and titled Amir al-Mu'minin (Commander of the Faithful) by his followers. The Alavi family can be found in the Middle East and South Asia. Alavis are scattered in Northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh with their main concentration in Kakori near Lucknow.
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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136740761
  • 9786136740768