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Names of Obama

Reader comment on item: Was Barack Obama a Muslim?
in response to reader comment: Barack Obama's mother MUST HAVE converted to islam if only temporarily.

Submitted by S.k. Saroj (United States), Jan 28, 2008 at 21:07

The first name of Obama is Barack. I read somewhere in one of the articles on Obama that name is drawn from Jewish name Baruch. Be peractical a muslim would never look for a Jewish name to name his child. Having lived among muslims all my life in India, Pakistan and Middleeast B ARAK stands for MUBARAK and his second name is HUSEIN. OBAMA appears to be an African tribal name. His nationality at the time of his birth as well as his correct name could be found on his original birth certificate in the hospital he was born

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