Walid ibn Mughira
(الوليد بن المغيرة) was the chief of the Banu Makhzum
clan of the Quraish Tribe
. His clan was responsible for warfare, and he was wealthy. These two factors combined to make him proficient in warfare.
His father was Mughira ibn Abd Ilah
and his son was Khalid ibn al-Walid
and Ammarah ibn Walid
. He also had a daughter named Najiyah bint al-Walid ibn al-Mughira
who was married to Safwan ibn Umayya
There was a person named Umar ibn Walid ibn Mughīrah, although it is unclear if he was the son of Walīd.