By Sheikh Idris Watts
His name is the diminutive of the word that means a wild bull. He had a son called Suhayl, who were also a famous Arab tribe. He had seven sons of whom was Ka’b, ‘Āmir, Sāmah and ‘Awf. Ibn Umm Makhtūm came from the lineage of ‘Āmir.
The name means to subdue. He was called so in the hope that he would overcome his enemies. He was known as Abū Taym.
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