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Siddiqui - Meaning, People, Religion, Origin, Caste, Tribes & History

Ideal Allah
Meaning Arabic word meaning 'Truthful'
Religions Islam
Languages Urdu, Hindi, Arabic, Dari, Pashto, English
Country Pakistan, Bangladesh, India
Populated States All state in Pakistan, Bangladesh
Region South Asia
Population 1.7 Million
Related Ethnic Groups Arab
Muslim Community Sheikh
Islam Denomination Sunni
Surnames Siddiqui, Siddiqi, Sheikh
Alternative Names Siddiqi
Festivals Muslim Festivals

Who are Siddiqui

Siddiqui are a south asian muslim sheikh community. they are living in pakistan, india and bangladesh. the title 'As-Siddiq' was given to the first abu bakr, by muhammad.
They claim to be the descendants of Abu Bakr Siddiq, the first muslim caliph, who was the closest companion and, through his daughter aisha, a father-in-law of the islamic prophet muhammad, as well as the first of the rashidun caliphs.
Abu Bakr became one of the first converts to islam and extensively contributed his wealth in support of muhammad's work. his title 'Siddiqui' is an attributive form of the arabic 'As-Siddiq'. sociological study indicates they likely descend from a subgroup of the hindu kayastha record-keeper caste who islamized at some point.

Siddiqui Caste, Nationality

Siddiqui are part of sheikh community and they are sunni muslim. siddiqui comes under in OBC caste in many indian states. more then 45% siddiqui have pakistani nationality, 20% have bangladeshi nationality, 12% have indian nationality.

Femous People of the Siddiqui Community

NameProfession / Popular
Abu BakrFather-in-law of the Muhammad
Nawazuddin SiddiquiIndian Actor
Danish SiddiquiIndian Photo-Journalist
Adnan SiddiquiPakistani Actor
Sadiya SiddiquiTelevision Actress
Asad SiddiquiPakistani Actor
Khalid SiddiquiIndian Film and Television Actor
Siddiqui Ahmed KhanIndian Sarangi Player
Zillur Rahman SiddiquiBangladeshi Writer, Academic

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