Origin of the name QADIR.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name QADIR.
QADIR (قادر). A
form of Arabic Kadir
(q.v.), meaning "able,
... Moosulman ship-captains and
sailors are in the habit of making vows and oblations in the name of his
excellency Qadir Wullee Sahib; e.g. when they meet with any
misfortune at sea, they vow, that should the vessel reach the desired
haven in peace and safety with their property and cargo, they will spend
a certain sum of money in offering fateeha to him... (Qanoon-e-Islam,
or, The Customs of the Mussulmans of India, Sharif, 1832)