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ISLAMIC NAMES

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NAME MEANING/DESCRIPTION
AADIL/ADIL Just, Upright.
AAMIL /AMIL Doer, Work man.
AAMIR /AMIR Civilised.
AAQIL /AQIL Intelligent.
AARIF /ARIF Knowing, aware.
AASIF /ASIF An able minister.
AASIM / ASIM Person who keeps away from sins.
AATIF /ATIF Kind Affectionate.
ABBAS Description of a lion
ABDUL QAYYUM Servant of the Self Subsisting
ABDUL QUDDUS Servant of the Most Holy
ABDUL RAHIM Servant of the Merciful
ABDUL RAHMAN Servant of the Beneficent
ABDUL RAUF Servant of the Compassionate
ABDUL RAZZAQ Servant of the Maintainer, the Provider
ABDUL HAKEEM Servant of the Wise.
ABDULLAH Servant of God
ABID Worshipper, adorer
ABU BAKR Name of one of the Prophets companions
ADAM A Prophet's Name.
ADNAN A tribal ancestor of the Quraysh, the Prophet (S.A.W) was from this tribe; there were other noted men too later in history who had this name; for instance, word bin Hakim, a scholar of Basrah.
AFEEF Pure, Chaste, Pious.
AFFAN Forgiving person.
AFTAB Sun.
AFZAL Best, top most.
AHMAD Most highly adored.
ALI Noble, sublime.
AMIR Prosperous, populous
AMAAN The most loveable.
ALTAF Kindness
ANAS Very sociable; name of one of the Prophets companions
ANEEQ Valuable.
ANIS Close friend
ANWAR Radiant, full of light
AQEEL Wise, Intelligent There have been several prominent men with this name; Abu Aqeel was a transcriber of the Quran; Ibn Abū Talib was one of Abu Talib’s Family; Ibn Bilal was a grandson of the poet Jarir.
ASAD Happy, fortunate, lucky, Lion
ASHRAF Most honourable
ASLAM Peace.
AYYUB/ AYOOB A Prophets name (Job)
AZEEM Great, greater.
AZHAR Most shining, luminous
BAAHIR Dazzling, Brilliant
BAASIM Smiling
BADRUD DIN Full moon of the faith
BAQIR Beloved one, Close to heart.
BILAL Satisfies thirst; name of the Prophets Muezzin (one who calls for prayer)
BINYAMIN/ BENYAMIN The Prophet Yusuf (as) brother's name
BISHR Joy
DANIYAL Intelligent.
DAUD, DAWUD Beloved; a Prophets name (David)
DHUL FIQAR Name of the Prophets sword
ZIYAUDDIN Brightness of the faith
EHAN /IHSAN Full moon.
EMRAN /IMRAN Progress, Achievement.
FAHEEM Intelligent.
FAISAL Strong, handsome.
FAIZ Winner
FAIZAN Ruler.
FARAZ Ascent, height.
FARID Unique.
FAROOQ/FARUQ Comely, One who distinguishes truth from falsehood.
FUDAIL/ FUZEIL Excellent in character
HABIB Beloved
HAIDER Lion.
HAKIM Brother.
HAMID The praised one; variation of the name "Muhammad"
HAMZAH Lion; name of the Prophets uncle
HANIF True believer
HAROON/ HARUN Lofty or exalted; A Prophets name (Aaron)
HASAN Handsome, good.
HASHMAT Dignity, Glory.
HURAIRAH Narrator of Hadith, a close companion to Prophet Mohammed (şallAllāhu álayhi wa sallam).
HUSAIN/HUSAYN, HUSEIN Beautiful, doer of good deeds; a descendent of the Prophet
HUZAIFAH Curtailed, shortened.
IBRAHIM Father of a multitude; a Prophets name (Abraham)
IDRIS A Prophets name
IKRIMAH Old Arabic name
ILYAS A Prophets name (Elijah)
IMRAN A Prophet's name.
IMTIYAZ Mark of distinction or excellence
INAYAT Bounty, Kindness, favour.
IQBAL Prosperity, good fortune
IRFAN Gratefulness.
ISA/ ISA/ EISA A Prophets name (Jesus)
ISHAQ A Prophets name (Isaac)
JABIR Consoler, comforter
JALALUDDIN Glory of the faith
JALIL Great, revered.
JAMAL Beauty
JAMIL Beautiful, lovely.
JUNAID/ JUNAYD Young fighter
KAAMIL/ KAMIL Perfect, accomplished.
KAASHIF/ KASHIF Uncoverer, pioneer, discoverer.
KALEEM/ KALIM Speaker, talker.
KAMRAN Safety and helpful.
KARIM/ KAREEM Generous, noble, friendly, precious and distinguished
KHALID Eternal, glorious.
KHALEEL/ KHALIL Friend.
KHURSHEED/ KURSHID The sun.
KHUZAIMAH/ KHUZAYMAH Old Arabic name
LATIF Gentle, kind, pleasant, friendly
LUQMAN A Prophets name
LUT A Prophets name (Lot)
MAHDI Guided to the right path
MAHIR Skilled
MAHMUD/ MAHMOOD The praised one, commendable.
MAJID Glorious
MAMOON Secure, fearless.
MANSOOR / MANSUR Victorious.
MANZAR View, Sight.
MASOOD Blissful, fortunate, auspicious.
MIKAIL Name of an Angel (Michael)
MINHAJ Road, Path.
MOBEEN/ MUBIN Sensitive.
MUHAMMAD Name of final prophet (şallAllāhu álayhi wa sallam)
MOHSIN Helper, attractive.
MOUNIR/ MUNIR Light, sunlight.
MUAWIYAH Young fox, Companion of the prophet (şallAllāhu álayhi wa sallam)
MUBARAK Happy, blessed
MUHYUDDIN Reviver of the faith
MUKHTAR Chosen
MUMTAZ Excellent
MUNAF Exalted, inconsistent with contradictory to.
MURTAZA The generous, The giving.
MUSA A Prophets name.
MUSHARRAF One who is honoured exalted.
MUSTAFA Chosen; one of the Prophets names
MUSTAQEEM/ MUSTAQIM Straight.
NABIL/ NABEEL Noble
NADIM/ NADEEM Friendly, entertaining
NAQI Pure.
NASIR Protector, helper, supporter
NAZIM Intelligence, Power.
NITHAR / NISAR Sacrifice.
NOMAN /NUMAN Men with all blessings of Allah.
NOOH / NUH Name of Prophet.
NUAIM/ NUAYM Name of several of the Prophets companions
NUR / NOOR Light.
NURI/ NOORI Shining, brightness
OBAID/ UBAID Small Slave
OMAR/ UMAR Long-Lived.
OSAMA/ USAMA Lion.
OWAIS A companion of the Prophet (S.A.W).
QASIM Divider, distributor
QAYS Firm.
RAEES Rich, Wealthy, Chief.
RASHEED / RASHID Rationale, Intelligent, Rightly-guided.
RIAZ Garden, devotion.
RIDWAN / RIZWAN Acceptance, satisfaction; name of the keeper of the gates of Heaven
SABIR Patient.
SALAAHUDDIN The righteousness of the faith.
SALEH/ SALIH Good, right; a Prophets name
SAMIR/ SAMEER Entertaining companion
SAQIB Shining Star.
SARFARAZ King.
SHAFEE/ SHAFI Intercessor.
SHAFIQ Compassionate, tender.
SHAKEEL/ SHAKIL Handsome, Comely.
SHAKIR Thankful
SHARIF Honest, noble, distinguished.
SHOAIB A Prophet's name.
SIDDIQ Truthful, upright
SIRAJ Lighted torch
SUFYAN Old Arabic name
SUHAYL Canopus (Star).
SULAIMAN/ SULAYMAN A Prophets name (Solomon)
SURAQAH Name of a companion of the Prophet
TAHIR Pure, clean, chaste, modest
TALHA A name of Tree.
TANWIR Enlightening.
TASLIM Submission
TAYYIB Good or delicate
TUFAYL Baby.
UMAIR Intelligent.
URWAH Support, handle
USMAN/ OSMAN Name of the third Caliph.
UZAYR Precious.
WAHEED / WAHID Unique, One of its kind.
WAQAR Dignity, sobriety
WAQAS Warrior.
WASEEM / WASIM Handsome.
WASIF Describer
YAHYA A Prophets name (John)
YAQUB A Prophets name (Jacob)
YASAR/ YASSER Wealth, comfort, ease
YUSUF To increase (in power and influence); a Prophets name (Joseph)
YUNUS A Prophet's Name.
ZAHID Self-denying, abstentious, ascetic
ZAID/ ZAYD Increase, growth, abundance
ZAKARIYYA A Prophets name (Zachariah)
ZAKIR Someone who believes in Allah, faith.
ZUBAIR/ ZUBAYR Strong, powerful, smart



GIRLS


A'ISHAH/ AISHA Wife of the Prophet (şallAllāhu álayhi wa sallam).
AABIDAH/ ABIDA Worshipper.
AAFREEN/ AFRIN Brave, Acclaim.
AALEYAH/ ALIYA Exalted, Highest social standing.
AAMINAH/ AMINA Secured, Safe.
AAQILAH/AQILA Intelligent.
AARIFAH/ ARIFA Knowing, Women who recognises Islam.
AASIA /ASIYA Hope.
AATIFA/ ATIFA Affection, Sympathy.
AATIKAH/ ATIQA Generous.
ADEELA /ADILA Equal
AFEEFA /AFIFA Chaste
AFIA/ AFIYA Away from all Problems.
AMANA Faithful, to believe.
AMBEREEN Fragrance, amber, sky.
AMEENAH/ AMINAH Trustworthy.
AMEERA/ AMIRA Noble lady, princess.
AMMARAH An inhabitant.
ANEESA/ ANISA Close, intimate, friendly.
ASMA Excellent, lofty, eminent, precious; daughter of Abu Bakr
ATIYA Gift
ZAHRA Excellent and smart.
AZIZAH/ AZIZA/ AZEEZA Precious, cherished, beloved, dear
BILQIS Name of the Queen of Sheba
BASMAH A smile.
BATUL/ BATOOL Ascetic virgin
BUSHRA Good omen, good news
ERMINA Friendly.
FADILA/ FAZILA Good looking, attractive.
FAEEZAH/ FAIZA Leader
FAHEEMAH/ FAHIMA Intelligent.
FARAH Joy, cheerfulness
FARHANA Happiness.
FARIDAH Unique, matchless, precious gem.
FARZANA Intelligent
FATIMA Daughter of the Prophet (şallAllāhu álayhi wa sallam).
FAUZIA Successful, Victorious.
FIRDAUS Jannat, Highest garden in paradise.
GHAZALAH Female gazelle
HABIBA Beloved, Sweetheart, Darling
HADEEQAH/ HADIQAH Garden.
HAFIZAH Heedful, mindful
HAFSA Wife of the Prophet
HAJAR Name of the wife of the prophet Ibrahim
HALIMAH/ HALEEMA Gentle, patient, mild tempered; name of the Prophets nursing mother
HAMIDAH Praising Allah, appreciative.
HANAN Mercy; affectionate, loving, tender
HANIFA Pure Muslim.
HAWA Eve.
HAYAT Life.
HENA Someone who is polite.
HIFZA Protective angel.
HIND Old Arabic name
HOOR A virgin maiden of Paradise for its dwellers.
HUDA Right guidance.
HUMAIRA From the Arabic name meaning reddish! Title name of Aisha (R.A) one who strives to achieve her utmost best!
HUSNA Most beautiful
JUWAIRIYAH/ JUWAYRIYAH Wife of the Prophet
KANZA Hidden Treasure
KHADIJAH First wife of the Prophet (şallAllāhu álayhi wa sallam).
KHALIDAH Abiding, Forever.
KHATOON/ KHATUN Lady.
KHAWLAH Female deer
KHIDRAH Green.
KULTHUM/ KULSUM a daughter of the Prophet (şallAllāhu álayhi wa sallam ) a daughter of Sayyidunā Abu Bakar (rađiyAllāhu ánhu) etc.
KYDA Preserved, Strong.
LATIFA Gentle. Kind. Pleasant, Friendly.
LEILA Night.
MADEEHA/ MADIHA Praiseworthy.
MAHFUZAH The protected one.
MAIMOONA, MAYMUNAH Auspicious, blessed; a wife of the Prophet
MAISARAH Wealth, Richness.
MALEEHAH/ MALIHA Graceful
MALIKA Queen.
MARIA One of the wives of the prophet Muhammed (şallAllāhu álayhi wa sallam).
MARIAM/MARYAM Arabic form of "Mary"; Mother of Jesus
MASUMAH Innocent.
MAYSAM Beautiful
MEDINA Holy city of Saudi Arabia
MEHRUNISA Pretty woman.
MONA/ MUNA Wish, desire.
MUNEERAH/ MUNIRA Splendid, bright shine of light, luminous.
MUNISA Gentle, friendly
MUSLIMAH Devout believer; submitting oneself to God
NA'IMAH Comfort, tranquillity.
NAAZNEEN/ NAZNIN Beautiful.
NABILA Happiness, generosity.
NADIA dewy
NAFISA Precious gem.
NASEEMAH/ NASIMA Breeze.
NASIRA Victorious, helper
NAWLAH She was a narrator of Hadith.
NAZIRAH Observer, supervisor.
NAZMIN Light.
NOOR JEHAN An Indian Queen had this name.
PARVEEN Very Noble.
QUDSIYAH Glorious, sacred
QURRATUL AYN Delights of the eye, darling.
RABIA Spring, Springtime.
RADEYAH Content, satisfied.
RAHEEMAH/ RAHIMA Merciful.
RASHIDA Intelligent, Sober.
REHANA A handful of sweet basil.
RUBINA Blessed with love, waterfall.
RUKHSANA Beautiful.
RUQAYYAH The daughter of the prophet Muhammed (şallAllāhu álayhi wa sallam).
RUWAIDAH/ RUWAYDAH Walking gently
SAALEHA/ SALIHA Pious, Flower.
SAADIYA/ SADIYA Flower.
SABBURAH Very patient, enduring.
SABIHAH Beautiful
SAEEDAH/ SAIDAH Fortunate, Auspicious.
SAFIA Pure.
SAFOORAH/ SAFURA Wife of Prophet Musa (A.S).
SAFWANA A Shining Star, Rock.
SAHLAH Easy, convenient.
SAIMA Keeps fasts.
SAIQA Lightning.
SAJIDAH Prostrating to God
SAKINAH Allah-inspired peace of mind.
SALEEMAH/ SALIMA Healthy, Sound.
SALMA Peaceful, safe, healthy; a wife of the Prophet
SAMIRAH Entertaining female companion.
SANA/ SANAA Eminence, sublime, Brilliance, splendour
SARA Name of the wife of the Prophet Ibrahim
SAUDA/ SAWDAH Wife of the Prophet
SHABANA Famous.
SHABNAM Dew.
SHAHNAAZ/ SHANAZ Pride of the king.
SHAKEELAH/ SHAKILA Comely, beautiful.
SHAKIRAH Thankful
SHAMSA Sunshine.
SHARIFAH Noble, honoured, distinguished.
SHIFA Curing, healing
SHIREEN/ SHIRIN Sweet.
SHUMAYLAH She was also the first to prepare perfume; again the daughter of Ali bin Ibrahim was a narrator of Hadith, known by this name.
SIDDIQAH Upright, very truthful
SOMAYA Beautiful garden surrounded with roses and flowers.
SOUHAYLA Star.
TABASSUM Smiling
TAHIRA Holy, Pure.
TAIBAH Repentant.
TASNEEM/ TASNIM Fountain of paradise.
THANA Thankfulness, praise.
THORAYA Star.
UMM KALTHUM (KULSUM) Name of the Prophet’s daughter
UMAYRAH She was the daughter of Alqamah.
UZMA Greatest
WARDAH Rose.
WASEEMAH/ WASIMA Comely, pretty, beautiful
YASMIN Jasmine flower.
ZAARA Beautiful Flower.
ZAHIDAH Ascetic, abstentious
ZAHRA Beautiful.
ZAINAB/ ZAYNAB an ornamented tree; name of the daughter of the Prophet
ZAKIRAH One who remembers Allah regularly.
ZAKIYAH Pure
ZEENAT / ZINAT Gorgeous.
ZAYTOON/ ZAYTUN Olive.
ZOHRA Venus jewels of sky.
ZUBAIDAH Excellent; name of the wife of Caliph Harun Al Rashid
ZULAYKHA She was a narrator of Hadith.