Nasrani is an Arabic word meaning Christian. A Christian is a person who adheres to Christianity, a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth
Nasrani is generally understood to originally mean Nazarene, but in some areas of the Arab world, tradition holds that it derives from nasr ("victory"), and means "people of victory" in reference to early successes of the Christian religion and/or the initial Christian Ethiopian support for Muhammad during his early conflicts with opponents in Arabia. Nasrani is also sometimes said to derive from ansar, which means "disciple".
The Syrian Malabar Nasrani people are a Christian ethno-religious group from Kerala, India. The Syrian Malabar Nasrani people are an Ethnoreligious group from Kerala, India.