What does agha mean?

Definitions for agha
ˈɑ gəagha

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Aga, Aghanoun

    title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey)


  1. aghanoun

    An honorific for high officials used in Turkey and certain Muslim countries.

  2. Etymology: From (\)


  1. agha

    Agha is a title of respect or honor used in various parts of the Middle-East and Central Asia, specifically in Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. It is often used to refer to a high-ranking officer, nobleman, or a civilian or military officer. It can also mean landlord or master in certain contexts. The title was widely used in the Ottoman Empire and continues to be used in Turkey today. It is also used as a personal name in these cultures.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aghanoun

    in Turkey, a commander or chief officer. It is used also as a title of respect

  2. Etymology: [Turk. agh a great lord, chief master.]


  1. Agha

    Agha, also Aga, as a title for a civilian or military officer, or often part of such title, was placed after the name of certain military functionaries in the Ottoman Empire. At the same time some court functionaries were entitled to the agha title.

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  1. AGHA

    What does AGHA stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the AGHA acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. AGHA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Agha is ranked #26910 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Agha surname appeared 902 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Agha.

    40.6% or 367 total occurrences were Asian.
    39.6% or 358 total occurrences were White.
    8.3% or 75 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    6.6% or 60 total occurrences were Black.
    3.6% or 33 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1% or 9 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of agha in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of agha in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of agha in a Sentence

  1. One Taliban source:

    Some senior members of the group such as Tayyab Agha and Mullah Hasan Rahmani ... feel threatened in Pakistan, mullah Mansour is sending a delegation headed by Mullah Jalil to hold talks with them and convince them to pledge allegiance.

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    greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
    • A. ostensive
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