Origin of the name NAWAR.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name NAWAR.
Arabic name, derived from the vocabulary word nawar, meaning "gypsy."
(An English and Arabic Dictionary, Catafago, 1873). But
according to Jewett, it is the plural form of nûrī;
see note below.
In North Levantine Arabic, Nawar
is a term used as an insult, meaning "vulgar" or
pl. nawar, "gypsies," a name slightly changed, as de
Goeje thinks (see Dozy, s.v.), from Lurī,
the name borne by the gypsies in Persia... (Arabic Proverbs and
Proverbial Phrases, Jewett, 1891)