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Islamic Names for boys

“Some Islamic Names for boys with meanings”

Aban – Old Arabic name
Abbas – Description of a lion
Abbud – Worshipper
Abbudin – Worshippers
Abdul, Abdel – Servant (of Allah)
Abdul-Alim – Servant of the Omniscient
Abdul-Aliyy – Servant of the Most High
Abdul-Azim – Servant of the Mighty
Abdul-Aziz – Servant of the Powerful One
Abdul-Bari – Servant of the Creator
Abdul-Basit – Servant of the Extender
Abdul-Fattah – Servant of the Opener (of the gates of sustenance)
Abdul-Ghaffar, Abdul-Ghafur – Servant of the Forgiver
Abdul-Hadi – Servant of the Guide
Abdul-Hafiz – Servant of the Protector
Abdul-Hakam – Servant of the Arbitrator
Abdul-Hakim – Servant of the Wise One
Abdul-Halim – Servant of the Mild, Patient One
Abdul-Hamid – Servant of the Praised One
Abdul-Haqq – Servant of the Truth
Abdul-Hasib – Servant of the Respected, Esteemed
Abdul-Jabbar – Servant of the Mighty
Abdul-Jalil – Servant of the Great, Revered One
Abdul-Karim – Servant of the Noble, Generous One
Abdul-Khaliq – Servant of the Creator
Abdul-Latif – Servant of the Kind One
Abdul-Malik – Servant of the Master (or King)
Abdul-Majid – Servant of the Glorious One
Abdul-Matin – Servant of the Firm, Strong
Abdul-Muhaimin – Servant of the Supervising, the Guardian, the Protector
Abdul-Mu’izz – Servant of the Giver of Might and Glory
Abdul-Mujib – Servant of the Responder
Abdul-Muta’al – Servant of the Most High
Abdul-Nasser – Servant of the Victorious One
Abdul-Nasir – Servant of the Helper, Protector
Abdul-Qadir – Servant of the Capable, Powerful
Abdul-Qahhar – Servant of the Subduer, the Almighty
Abdul-Quddus – Servant of the Most Holy
Abdul-Rafi – Servant of the One Who Raises, Elevates (intellect, esteem)
Abdul-Rahim – Servant of the Most Compassionate One
Abdul-Rahman – Servant of the Merciful One
Abdul-Rashid – Servant of the Rightly Guided One
Abdul-Ra’uf – Servant of the Most Merciful
Abdul-Razzaq – Servant of the Maintainer, the Provider
Abdul-Sabur – Servant of the Patient
Abdul-Salam – Servant of the Peace
Abdul-Samad – Servant of the Eternal
Abdul-Sami – Servant of the All-Hearing
Abdul-Shakur – Servant of the Most Thankful
Abdul-Tawwab – Servant of the Forgiver
Abdul-Wadud – Servant of the Loving
Abdul-Wahhab – Servant of the Giver
Abdul-Wahid – Servant of the One
Abdullah – Servant of God
Abu Bakr – Name of one of Muhammad’s companions
Abu al Khayr – One who does good
Adel – Just
Adham – Black
Adnan – Proper name
Afif, Afeef – Chaste, modest
Ahmad, Ahmed – Most highly adored, or most praised; variation of the name “Muhammad”
Akil – Intelligent, thoughtful, one who uses reason
Akram – Most generous
Ala’ – Nobility
Aladdin, Ala’ al din – Nobility of faith
Ali, Aliyy – The highest, greatest, excellent, noble
Alim – Wise or learned
Altair – The flying eagle; also refers to a first magnitude star in the constellation Lyra
Amid – General
Amin, Ameen – Faithful, trustworthy
Amir, Ameer – Prince
Amjad – More glorious
Ammar – Builder, constructor
Amr – Old Arabic name
Anis – Close friend
Anwar – Light
Arfan – Gratitude
Arif – Corporal; aquainted, knowledgable
Asad – Lion
Asadel – Most prosperous one
Ashraf – Most honorable
Asif – Forgiveness
Asim – Protector, defender
Aswad – Black
Ata – Gift
Atif – Compassionate, sympathetic
Awad – Reward, compensation
Ayman – Lucky; on the right
Ayyub, Ayoob – A Prophet’s name
Aza – Comfort
Azhar – Most shining, luminous
Azeem, Azim – Defender, referring to one of God’s ninety-nine qualities
Azzam – Determined, resolved
Badr – Full moon
Badr al Din – Full moon of the faith
Baha – Beautiful, magnificent
Baha al Din, Bahiyy al Din – Magnificence of the faith
Bahir – Dazzling, brilliant
Barakah – Blessing
Bashshar – Bringer of glad tidings
Basil – Brave
Bassam, Basim – Smiling
Bilal – Name of the Prophet’s Muezzin
Bishr – Joy
Burhan – Proof
Dabir – Secretary
Da’ud, Dawud – Arabic form of “David”, beloved; a Prophet’s name
Dhul Fiqar – Name of the Prophet’s sword
Diya al Din – Brightness of the faith
Emir – To command
Esam, Essam – Safeguard
Fadi – Redeemer
Fadil – Generous, honorable
Fahd, Fahad – Lynx
Faisal, Faysal – Decisive
Fakhir – Proud, excellent
Fakhiri, Fakhry – Honorary
Fakih – Legal expert; one who recites the Qu’ran
Farid, Fareed – Unique
Fariq, Fareeq – Lieutenant General
Faris – Horseman, knight
Faruq, Farooq – One who distinguishes truth from falsehood
Fath – Victory
Fatin, Fateen – Clever, smart
Fawwaz – Successful
Ferran – Baker
Fida – Redemption, sacrifice
Firas – Perspicacity
Fouad – Heart
Fudail – Excellent in character
Gamal, Gamali – Camel
Ghalib – Victor
Ghassan – Old Arabic name
Ghazi – Conqueror
Ghiyath – Succorer
Habib – Beloved
Hadi – Guiding to the right
Hakeem, Hakim – Wise, one of God’s ninety-nine qualities
Hakem – Ruler, governor
Halim – Mild, gentle, patient
Hamal – Lamb
Hamdan – The praised one; variation of the name “Muhammad”
Hamid – The praised one; variation of the name “Muhammad”
Hamzah – Lion
Hanbal – Purity
Hani – Happy, delighted, content
Hanif – True believer
Harith – Ploughman, cultivator
Haroun, Harun – Arabic form of “Aaron”; lofty or exalted; A Prophet’s name
Hashim – Broker, destroyer of evil; Hashim was a descendent of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
Hassan – Beautiful, handsome
Hatim – Judge
Haytham – Young hawk
Hilal – Moon
Hilel – The new moon
Hisham – Generosity
Hud, Houd – A Prophet’s name
Hudhayfah – Old Arabic name
Humam – Courageous, generous
Husain, Hussein – Little beauty; Hussein was a descendent of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
Husam – Sword
Husam al Din – Sword of the faith
Husayn – Beautiful
Ibrahim – Father of a multitude; a Prophet’s name (Abraham)
Idris – A Prophet’s name
Ihsan – Beneficence
Imad – Support, pillar
Imad al Din – Pillar of the faith
Imran – A Prophet’s name
Irfan – Thankfulness
Isa, Eisa – A Prophet’s name (Jesus)
Isam, Issam – Safeguard
Ishaq – A Prophet’s name
Isma’il – A Prophet’s name
Izz al Din – Might of the faith
Jabbar – Mighty
Jabir – Consoler, Comforter
Jafar – Rivulet
Jalal – Glory of the faith
Jalil, Jaleel – Great, revered
Jamal – Beauty
Jamal al Din – Beauty of the faith
Jamil, Jameel – Beautiful
Jawad – Open-handed, generous
Jawhar – Jewel, essence
Jibril – Archangel of Allah (Gabriel)
Jihad – Struggle, holy war
Jumah – Born on Friday
Kadar, Kedar – Powerful
Kadeen, Kadin – Friend, companion, confidant
Kadeer, Kadir – Green or green crop (connoting freshness and innocence)
Kahil – Friend, lover
Kaliq – Creative, refers to a quality of God
Kamal – Beauty, perfection
Kamil, Kameel – Perfect; one of the ninety-nine qualities of God
Kardal – Mustard seed
Karif, Kareef – Born in Autumn
Karim, Kareem – Generous, noble, friendly, precious and distinguished
Kasib, Kaseeb – Fertile
Kaseem, Kasim – Divided
Kateb – Writer
Khaldun, Khaldoon – Old Arabic name
Khalid, Khaled – Eternal
Khalil, Khaleel, Kalil – Beautiful, good friend
Khatib – Religious Minister
Khair al Din – The good of the faith
Khairy, Khayri – Charitable, beneficent
Khuzaymah – Old Arabic name
Labib, Labeeb – Sensible, intelligent
Latif – Gentle, kind, pleasant, friendly
Luqman – A Prophet’s name
Lutfi – Kind and friendly
Mahdi – Guided to the right path
Mahir – Skilled
Mahmud, Mahmoud – The praised one; variation of the name “Muhammad”
Maimun – Lucky
Majdy – Glorious
Majid al Din – Glory of the Faith
Majid, Majd – Glorious
Makin – Strong, firm
Malik – Master, angel, king
Mamdouh – One who is commended, praised, glorified
Ma’mun – Trustworthy
Ma’n – Benefit
Mansur – Divinely aided
Marid – Rebellious
Marzuq – Blessed by God, fortunate
Mash’al – Torch
Mas’ud – Fortunate, happy, lucky
Mazin – Proper name
Misbah – Lamp
Mohammed – Praised; from “Muhammad”, name of the Prophet (pbuh)
Mu’adh – Protected
Mu’awiyah – Young fox (first Umayyad Kalifah)
Mu’ayyad – Supported
Mubarak – Happy, blessed
Mufid, Mufeed – Useful
Muhammad – Praised; the name of the Prophet (pbuh)
Muhanned – Sword
Muhsin – Beneficient, charitable
Muhtadi – Rightly guided
Mujahid – Fighter (in the way of Allah)
Mukhtar – Chosen
Mundhir – Warner, cautioner
Munir, Muneer – Brilliant, shining
Muntasir – Victorious
Murtadi, Murtadhy – Satisfied, content
Musa, Moosa – A Prophet’s name (Moses)
Mus’ad – Unfettered camel
Muslim – Submitting oneself to God
Mustafa – Chosen one
Muta – Obeyed
Mu’tasim – Adhering (to faith, to God)
Mu’tazz – Proud, mighty
Muti – Obedient
Muwaffaq – Successful
Nabhan, Nabih – Noble, outstanding
Nabil, Nabeel – Noble
Nadhir – Warner
Nadim, Nadeem – Friend
Nadir – Dear, rare
Naif Na’il – Aquirer, earner
Naim – Comfort, ease, tranquility
Naji – Safe
Najib, Najeeb – Of noble descent
Najjar – Carpenter
Najm al Din – Star of the faith
Nasih – Advisor
Nasim – Fresh air
Nasir, Nasser – Protector
Nasir al Din – Protector of the faith
Nasser – Victorious
Nawfal – Generous, old Arabic name for the Sea
Nazih, Nazeeh – Pure, chaste
Nazim, Nazeem – Arranger, adjuster
Nuh, Nooh – A Prophet’s name
Numair – Panther
Nu’man – Blood
Nur al Din – Brightness of the faith
Nuri, Noori – Shining, brightness
Omar – Long life, first son, most high, the Prophet’s follower
Omran – Solid structure
Qasim – Divider, distributor
Qays – Firm
Qudamah – Courage
Qutaybah, Qutaiba – Irritable, impatient
Rabah – Gainer
Rabi – Spring, breeze
Rafi – Exalting
Rafiq – Kind, friend
Raghib, Ragheb – Desirous
Rahman – Compassionate, merciful; referring to qualities of God listed in the Qu’ran
Ra’id – Leader
Rais – Captain
Rakin – Respectful
Rashad – Integrity of conduct
Rashid – One of good council; rightly guided, having true faith
Ratib – Arranger
Rayhan – favored by God
Reda, Rida, Ridha – (In God’s) favor; contentment, satisfaction
Ridwan – Acceptance, good will; name of the keeper of the gates of Heaven
Riyad, Riyadh – Gardens
Sabih, Sabeeh – Beautiful
Sabir, Sabeer – Patient
Saad – Good luck
Sadaqat – Charity
Sa’eed, Sa’id – Happy
Safiy – Best friend
Safwan – Rocks
Sahir – Wakeful
Sajid – One who worships God
Salah – Righteousness
Salah al Din – Righteousness of the Faith
Saleh, Salih – Good, right
Salim, Saleem – Safe, whole, flawless
Salman – Safe
Sameh – Forgiver
Sami – High, lofty, exalted
Samir, Sameer – Entertaining companion
Samman – Grocer
Saqr – Falcon
Sariyah – Clouds at night
Saud – Fortunate
Sayyid – Master
Seif, Sayf – Sword (of religion)
Seif al Din – Sword of the faith
Shadi – Singer
Shafiq, Shafeeq – Compassionate, tender
Shakir – Thankful
Sharif, Shareef – Honest, noble, distinguished
Shihab – Flame, blaze
Siraj – Lamp, light
Sofian – Devoted
Subhi – Early morning
Suhail, Suhayl – Gentle, easy; the name of a star
Suhayb – Of reddish hair or complexion
Sulaiman, Sulayman – A Prophet’s name (Solomon)
Su’ud, Suoud – Good luck
Tahir – Pure, clean
Talal – Nice, admirable
Talib – Seeker (of truth)
Tamir – One who owns date palm trees
Tamam – Generous
Tarif, Tareef – Rare, uncommon
Tariq – Name of a star
Tawfiq – Success, reconciliation
Taymullah – Servant of God
Taysir – Facilitation
Tayyib – Good or delicate
Thabit – Firm
Thaqib – Shooting Star
Ubadah, Ubaida, Ubaydah – Servant of God
Ubaid – Faithful
Ubayy – Old Arabic name
Umar – Name of the second Khalifa
Umarah – Old Arabic name
Umayr, Umair – Old Arabic name
Usama, Usamah – Description of a lion
Utbah – Old Arabic name
Uthman – One of the companions of the Prophet (pbuh)
Wadi – Calm, peaceful
Wafiq, Wafeeq – Successful
Wahid – Singular, exclusive, unequalled
Wa’il – Coming back (for Shelter)
Wajih, Wajeeh – Noble
Wakil – Lawyer
Waleed, Walid – Newborn child
Walliyullah – Supporter of God
Wasim, Waseem – Graceful, good looking
Wazir – Minister
Yahyah – A Prophet’s name
Yaman – Proper name
Ya’qub – Arabic form of “Jacob”
Yasar, Yasser – Wealth, ease
Yasin, Yaseen – One of Muhammad’s names
Yasir – Wealthy
Yazid, Yazeed – God will increase
Youssef, Yusef, Yusuf – Arabic form of “Joseph”; to increase (in power and influence); a Prophet’s name
Yunus, Yoonus – A Prophet’s name
Yushua – God saves
Yusuf – A Prophet’s name (Joseph)
Zafir – Victorious
Zahid – Self-denying or ascetic
Zahir – Bright, shining
Zaid, Zayd – Increase, growth
Zaim – Brigadier General
Zakariyya – A Prophet’s name
Zaki – Intelligent
Zakiy – Pure
Ziyad – Super abundance
Zuhair, Zuhayr – Bright