Sayyid (surname)

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Descendants of The Prophet through his daughter Fatima and cousin Ali.

Muslim family name. (Sometimes referred to as a "caste".) Traditionally used as a prefix. Now sometimes used as a last name; especially amongst Muslims in the West.

Used particularly in Persian communities and South Asia. Particularly common and significant amongst the Shia, since they trace their theology to Ali

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