First name origin & meaning:
First name variations: Haider, Haydar, Hyder
Last name origin & meaning:
Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic haidar ‘lion’.
This was an epithet of ‛Alī ibn Abi ̣Talib, fourth of the
‘rightly guided’ khalifs (ruled 656–61), the first imam of the
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