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Gender: M Pronunciation: ba-SHEER Meaning of Bashir: "the one who brings good news" Origin of Bashir: Arabic

Used both as a given name and as a surname, Bashir is a familiar but still unusual choice in the USA and UK, even among Muslim families. In 2014, only 25 boys were named Bashir in the US. One reason for its low usage could be a connection to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for war crimes, including genocide, in Darfur.

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Dr. Julian Bashir -- Star Trek: Deep Space 9