Monday, 2 September 2013

Islamic Names and Their Meanings

Muslim Names

In addition of 99 names of Allah and Muhammad (pbuh), you will find other Islamic names and their meanings for male and female. Usually, Muslims all over the world name their childern after the names of Allah or His Prophet (pbuh). For example, if one of 99 names of Allah is Rehman, the Muslims will name it like Abd-ul-Rehman which means "Servant of The Merciful". However, all of the 99 names of Muhammad (pbuh) are adopted as it is.
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99 Names of Allah

Al-Quddus (The Holy) Al-Malik (The Sovereign Lord) Ar-Rahim (The Mercifull)
Ar-Rahman (The Beneficent) Allah (The Name Of God) Al-Jabbar (The Compeller)
Al-Aziz (The Mighty) Al-Muhaymin (The Protector) Al-Mu'min (The Guardian Of Faith)
As-Salam (The Source Of Peace) Al-Ghaffar (The Forgiver) Al-Musawwir (The Fashioner)
Al-Bari (The Evolver) Al-Khaliq (The Creator) Al-Mutakabbir (The Majestic)
Al-Alim (The All Knowning) Al-Fattah (The Opner) Ar-Razzaq (The Provider)
Al-Wahhab (The Bestover) Al-Qahhar (The Subduer) Al-Muizz (The Honourer)
Ar-Rafi (The Exalter) Al-Khafiz (The Abaser) Al-Basit (The Expender)
Al-Qabiz (The Constrictor) Al-Adl (The Just) Al-Hakam (The Judge)
Al-Basir (The All Seeing) As-Sami (The All Hearing) Al-Muzill (The Dishonourer)
Al-Ghafur (The All-Forgiving) Al-Azim (The Great One) Al-Halim (The Forbearing One)
Al-Khabir (The Aware) Al-Latif (The Subtle One) Al-Muqit (The Maintainer)
Al-Hafiz (The Preserver) Al-Kabir (The Most Great) Al-Ali (The Most High)
Ash-Shakur (The Appreciative) Al-Mujib (The Responsive) Ar-Raqib (The Watchfull)
Al-Karim (The Generous One) Al-Jalil (The Sublime One) Al-Haseeb (The Reckoner)
Al-Ba'ith (The Resurrector) Al-Majeed (The Most Glorious One) Al-Wadud (The Loving)
Al-Hakeem (The Wise) Al-Wasi (The All-Embracing) Al-Mateen (The Firm One)
Al-Qawi (The Most Strong) Al-Wakil (The Trustee) Al-Haqq (The Truth)
Ash-Shaheed (The Witness) Al-Mu'id (The Restorer) Al-Mubdi (The Originator)
Al-Muhsi (The Reckoner) Al-Hameed (The Praiseworthy) Al-Wali (The Protecting Friend)
Al-Wajid (The Finder) Al-Qayyum (The Self-Subsisting) Al-Hayee (The Alive)
Al-Mumit (The Creator Of Death) Al-Muhyi (The Giver Of Life) Al-Qadir (The Able)
As-Samad (The Eternal) Al-Ahad (The One) Al-Wahid (The Unique)
Al-Majid (The Noble) Al-Aakhir (The Last) Al-Awwal (The First)
Al-Mu'akhkhir (The Delayer) Al-Muqaddim (The Expediter) Al-Muqtadir (The Powerful)
Al-Barr (The Source Of All Goodness) Al-Muta'ali (The Most Exalted) Al-Wali (The Governor)
Al-Batin (The Hidden) Az-Zahir (The Manifest) Malik-Ul-Mulk (The Eternal Owner Of Sovereignty)
Ar-Raoof (The Compassionate) Al-'Afuw (The Pardoner) Al-Muntaqim (The Avenger)
At-Tawwab (The Acceptor Of Repentance) Al-Mughni (The Enricher) Al-Ghani (The Self-Sufficient)
Al-Jaamay (The Gatherer) Al-Muqsit (The Equitable) Zul-Jalal-E-Wal-Ikram (The Lord Of Majesty And Bounty)
Al-Haadi (The Guide) An-Noor (The Light) An-Naafay (The Propitious)
Ad-Daarr (The Distresser) Al-Maanay (The Preventer) As-Saboor (The Patient)
Ar-Rasheed (The Guide To The Right Path) Al-Waris (The Supreme Inheritor) Al-Baqi (The Everlasting)
Al-Badei (The Incomparable)  

99 Names of Muhammad (pbuh)

Qasim (The Distributor) Mahmood (The Commendable) Hamid (The Praiser)
Ahmad (The Most Commendable) Muhammad (The Praised One) Rasheed (The Guided)
Hashir (The Awakener) Noor (The Light) Faateh (The Victor)
Aqib (The Latest) Sha'fin (The Healing) Daa'in (The Invitor)
Nazeer (The Frightener) Basheer (The Messenger of Good News) 
Madani (Resident of Madina) Muneer (The Radiant) Shafi (Healer Recommender)
Maah (The Obliterator of Infidelity) Mahd (The Guided One) Haad (The Leader)
Hashmi (The Hashmi) Teha'mi (The Makkan) Ummi (Unlettered)
Nabi (The Prophet) Rasool (The Messenger) Raheem (The Merciful)
Rauf (MIld Compassionate) Haris (The Covetous for the Believers) Aziz (Noble Dear Honoured One)
Naseer (The Conqueror) Murtaza (Content Beloved One) Mujtaba (The Selected)
Wali (The Protector) Muzammil (The Wrapped One) Waiz (The Deliverer)
Yasin (The Ya'Sin) Mustafa (The Chosen) Muti (Obedient)
Musaddiq (The Verifier) Mateen (The Strong) Muddassir (The Wrapped One)
Saahib (The Companion) Yateem (Orphan) Burhan
Aalim (The Scholar) Mansoor (The Victorious) Nasir (The Helper)
Tayyab (Chaste Good Sweet) Arabi (The Arabic) Makeen
Qarshi (The Member of The Quraish) Sadiq (The Truthful) Hijazi (The Hijazi)
Murabi (The Fruit) Kareem (Generous) Hakeem (The Wise)
Aleem (The Knowledgeable) Natiq'un Ameen (The Honest One)
Hafiz (The Guardian) Faseeh (The Clarifier) Gharib (The Poor)
Awwal (The First) Zakir (The Reciter) Amir (Prince)
Qaim (Staying One) Bayan (The Statement) Mukhtar (The Controller)
Habib (Loved One) Hashim (Arabic Tribe) Khalil (The True Friend)
Muntahin (The Examiner) Shaheed (Witness Martyr) Nakeer (Refuse)
Miraj (The Above) Mahdi (He Who is Well Guided) Hadi (He Who Guides Right)
Fasih (Clear) Mahi (He Who Wipes Out Infidelity) 
Ghani Mutahhar (He Who Cleans) Qayim (He Who Stays)
Mashkoor (Thankful) Shakur (Grateful) Khatim (Seal)
Mutawasit (The one who walks in center) Muzakkir (The Adviser Preacher) 
Zahir (Outward External) Imam (The Guide) Naji (Safe Intimate)
Khateeb (The one who explains) Aadil (Justice Deliverer) Jawad (The Generous)
Mashhud (The Witness) Sabiq Kamil (Perfect)
Abdullah (God's Servant) Kaleem (Who has talked) Mujeeb (Complying Replying)
Qawi (Strong) Haq (Truth) Mubin (Clear Evident)
Mukarram (Honored) Mubashir (Bringer of Good News) Muttahir (Purified)
Siraj (Lamp) Syed (Lord) Mamun (Trusted)
Batin (Internal Inner) Malum (Well known) Qarib (Near)
Shahir (Well known) Taha (The Clean) Madu (Who is Called)
Safi (Sincere)  

Names of Male

Abdul-AleemServant of the OmniscientAbdul-AaleeServant of the Most High
Abdul AzeemServant of the MightyAbdul-AzeezServant of the Mighty, the Powerful
Abdul-BaariServant of the CreatorAbdul-BaasitServant of the Extender, Creator
Abdul-FataahServant of the Opener (of the gates of sustenance)Abdul-JabaarServant of the Mighty
Abdul-GhafaarServant of the ForgiverAbdul-GhafoorServant of the Forgiver
Abdul-HaadyServant of the GuideAbdul-HaafizServant of the Protector
Abdul-HaqServant of the TruthAbdul-HakamServant of the Arbitrator
Abdul-HakeemServant of the WiseAbdul-HaleemServant of the Mild, Patient
Abdul-HameedServant of the Praiseworthy, the Ever-PraisedAbdul-HaseebServant of the Respected, Esteemed
Abdul-JaleelServant of the Great, ReveredAbdul-QaadirServant of the Capable
Abdul-KareemServant of the Noble, GenerousAbdul-LateefServant of the Kind
Abdul-MajeedServant of the GloriousAbdul-MuizServant of the Giver of Might and Glory
Abdul-MutaalServant of the Most HighAbdul-MujeebServant of the Responder
Abdul-MateenServant of the Firm, StrongAbdul-MuhaiminServant of the Supervising, the Guardian, the Protector
Abdul-NasserServant of the Helper, Granting VictoryAbdul-QudoosServant of the Most Holy
Abdul-QahaarServant of the Subduer, the AlmightyAbdul-Raafi'Servant of the One Who Raises (intellect, esteem), Elevates
Abdul-RaheemServant of the Most CompassionateAbdul-RahmaanServant of the Mercifully Gracious
Abdul-RasheedServant of the Rightly GuidedAbdul-RazaaqServant of the Maintainer, the Provider
Abdul-SalaamServant of the PeaceAbdul-RaoufServant of the Most Merciful
Abdul-KhaaliqServant of the CreatorAbdul-SaboorServant of the Patient
Abdul-SamadServant of the EternalAbdul-Samee'Servant of the All-Hearing
AbdullahServant of GodAbdul-ShakoorServant of the Most Thankful
Abdul-TawaabServant of the ForgiverAbdul-WadoodServant of the Loving
Abdul-WaahidServant of the OneAbdul-WahaabServant of the Giver
AbaanOld Arabic nameAbbasDescription of a lion
Al AbbasDescription of a lionAbedinWorshippers
AbedWorshipperAdnanProper name
AdhamBlackAshrafMore Honorable
AadilJustAfeefChaste, Modest
AhmadCommendable, PraiseworthyAkramMost Generous
AlaaNobility, ExcellenceAlaa UdeenExcellence of Religion
AliExcellent, NobleAmeenFaithful, Trustworthy
AmeerRuler, PrinceAmjadMore Glorious
AamirPopulous, Full, ProsperousAmmarThe builder, constructor, one who prays and fasts a great deal
AmrOld Arabic nameAnasA group of people (as opposed to other creatures)
AneesClose friendAarifAcquainted, Knowledgable
AwadReward, CompensationAyoobA Prophet's name
AymanLucky, On the rightAwsName of a tree
AzharThe most shining, LuminousAzzaamDetermined, Resolved
Abu BakrThe companion of Prophet MuhammadAbul KhayrOne who does good
AtaaGiftArshDominion , Crown
Badr UdeenFull moon of the FaithBahaBeautiful, Magnificent
Baha UdeenThe magnificent of the FaithBaahirDazzling, Brilliant
Bahiy UdeenThe magnificent of the FaithBashaarBringer of glad tidings
BaasimSmilingBilalThe Prophet's Muezzin (person who calls to prayer)
DawoudA Prophet's nameDhul FiqaarThe name of the Prophet's Sword
Diyaa UdeenBrightness of the FaithFadiRedeemer
FadlOutstanding, HonorableFadl UllahThe excellence of God
FaakhirProud, ExcellentFakhryHonorary
FareedUniqueFaarisHorseman, Knight
FaarooqHe who distinguishes truth from falsehoodFateenClever, Smart
FawazSuccessfulFidaaRedemption, Sacrifice
GhaalibVictorGhasaanOld Arabic name
HaadyGuiding to the rightHaamidPraising (God), Loving (God)
HamzaLionHaaniHappy, Delighted, Content
HumamCourageous and generousHaarithPlowman, Old Arabic name
HaaroonA Prophet's nameHassanBeautiful
HaashimName of the Prophet's grandfather, Old Arabic nameHassaanBeautiful
HaatimJudgeHaythamYoung hawk
HaashimGenerosityHuthayfaOld Arabic name
HusaamSwordHusaam UdeenThe sword of the Faith
HoudA Prophet's nameIbraheemA Prophet's name
IdreesA Prophet's nameIkrimahFemale of a pigeon
ImaadSupport, PillarImaad UdeenThe pillar of the Faith
ImraanA Prophet's nameIrfaanThankfulness
IesaA Prophet's nameIs-haaqA Prophet's name
IsaamSafeguardIsmaaelA Prophet's name
Izz UdeenMight of the FaithJaabirConsoler, Comforter
JaafarRivuletJalaalGlory of the Faith
JamaalBeautyJamaal UdeenBeauty of the Faith
JameelBeautifulJihadTo Strive for
JawadOpenhanded, GenerousKamalPerfection
KaamilPerfectKareemGenerous, Noble
KhairyCharitable, BeneficentKhair UdeenThe good of the Faith
KhaldoonOld Arabic nameKhalidEternal
KhaleelFriendKhuzaymahOld Arabic name
LabeebSensible, IntelligentLuqmaanA Prophet's name
LutfiKind and friendlyLu'ayProper name
Ma'nBenefitMa'dAn old Arabian tribe's name
MahdyGuided to the right pathMaahirSkilled
MahmoudPraisedMakeenStrong, Firm
MajdGloryMajd UdeenThe glory of the Faith
MajdyGloriousMamdouhOne who is commended, Praised, Glorified
MamnoonTrustworthyMansourAided (by God), Victorious
MarwanOld Arabic nameMarzouqBlessed (by God), Fortunate
MasoudHappy, LuckyMaysarahEase, Comfort
MaazinProper nameMisbaahLamp
MuaathProtectedMa'awiyaA young dog or fox (First Umayyad Khalifah)
MuhsinBeneficent, CharitableMuhtadyRightly guided
MujaahidFighter (in the way of Allah)MukhtaarChosen
MunthirWarner, CautionerMuneerBrilliant, Shining
MuntasirVictoriousMurtadhySatisfied, Content
MoosaA Prophet's nameMusadUnfettered camel
MuslimSubmitting himself to GodMustafaChosen (One of the Prophet Muhammad's names)
MutasimAdhering (to Faith, to God)MutazzProud, Mighty
MuwafaqSuccessfulNabhanNoble, Outstanding
NabeehNoble, OutstandingNabeelNoble
NaadirDear, RareNaeemComfort, Ease, Tranquil
NajeebOf noble descentNaajySafe
Najm UdeenThe star of the FaithNaa'ilAcquirer, Earner
NaasihAdvisorNaseemFresh air
Nasser UdeenProtector of the FaithNawfalGenerous, Old Arabic name for the sea
NazeehPure, ChasteNaathimArranger, Adjuster
NoohA Prophet's nameNu'man(Blood) Old Arabic name
NooriShiningNoor UdeenBrightness of the Faith
OmarLife, long livingOmranSolid structure
OmeirLong livingOssamaOne of the names of the lion.
QasimDividerQatadahA hardwood tree
QutaybahIrritable, ImpatientRabahGainer
Rabee'SpringRafee'Kind friend
RajabThe seventh month of the Muslim yearRaakinRespectful
RaamizSymbolRashadIntegrity of conduct
RashidRightly guided, Having the true FaithRaatibArranger
RidhaContentmentRidhwanAcceptance, Good will, Name of the keeper of the Gates of Heaven
SaabirPatientSafiyBest friend
SafwanOld Arabic name (rocks)SaahirWakeful
SaadGood luckSaeedHappy, Rivulet
SaajidOne who worships GodSalahRighteousness
Salah UdeenThe righteousness of the FaithSaalihGood, Righteous
SalmanSafeSameerEntertaining companion (man)
SamirEntertaining companionSaariyahClouds at night
Sayf UdeenSword of the FaithSayidMaster
ShaadySingerShafeeqCompassionate, Tender
ShareefDistinguished, NobleShihabFlame, Blaze
SiraajLamp, LightSubhyEarly morning
SuhaybOf reddish hair or complexionSuhailName of a star
SulaymanA Prophet's nameSuoudGood luck
TaahirChaste, ModestTalalNice, Admirable
TalhaKind of treeTamamGenerous
TaamirOne who knows datesTarfahKind of tree
TareefRare, UncommonTariqName of a star
TawfeeqSuccess, ReconciliationTayseerFacilitation
TaymullahServant of GodThaabitFirm
ThaqibShooting StarUbaadahOld Arabic name
UbaidahServant of GodUbayOld Arabic name
UmarOld Arabic name (Second Khalifah)UmaarahOld Arabic name
UmairOld Arabic nameUqbahThe end of everything
UsaamahDescription of a lionUtbahOld Arabic name
Wadee'Calm, PeacefulWaahidSingle, Exclusively, Unequalled
WafeeqSuccessfulWaa'ilComing back (for shelter)
WajeehNobleWaleedNewborn child
WaliyullahSupporter of GodWaliyudeenSupporter of the Faith
WaseemGraceful, Good lookingYahyaaA Prophet's name
YamanProper nameYasaarEase, Wealth
YaaseenOne of the Prophet Muhammad's namesYasirWealthy
YazeedTo increase, Grow, EnhanceYoonusA Prophet's name
YoosufA Prophet's nameZaafirVictorious
ZaahidAbstemious, AsceticZakariyaA Prophet's name
ZaahirBright, Shining


Names of Female

AbeerFragranceAblaaPerfectly formed
AadabHope and needAdeelaEqual
AfrahHappinessAhlamWitty; one who has pleasant dreams; imaginative
AhdPledge; KnowledgeAidaVisiting; Returning
AishaLiving; Prosperous; Wife of Prophet MuhammadAaliaExalted; Highest social standing
AliaExalted; Highest social standingAlmasDiamond
AamaalHopes; AspirationsAmalHope; Aspiration
AmaniWishes; AspirationsAmatullahFemale servant of Allah
AmeenaTrustworthy; FaithfulAmeeraLeader; Princess
AnaanCloudsAnbarPerfume; Ambergris
AneesaFriendly; of good companyAnwaarRays of light
AreebahWitty and smartAreejPleasant smell
Aroob(Woman) Loving to her husbandArwaFemale mountain goat
AsiyaOne who tends to the weak and heals themAsahPlant known for its greenness
AsalahPurityAseelahOne belonging to a great heritage and family
AsmaDaughter of Abu BakrAasmaaExcellent; Precious
AyehSign; distinctAzhaarFlowers; Blossoms
AzeezaEsteemed; Precious; CherishedAzzaYoung female gazelle
BadriyaResembling full moonBaheeraDazzling; Brilliant
BahiyaaBeautiful; RadiantBalqisThe name of the Queen of Sheba
BananFinger tipsBaraa'aExcelling
BasheeraBringer of good tidingsBasmaA smile
BatoolAscetic virginBushraGood omen
ButhaynaOf beautiful and tender bodyDhuhaForenoon
FaizaVictorious; WinnerFadheelaVirtue
FadwaName derived from self-sacrificeFalakStar
FareedaUniqueFareehaHappy; Joyful
FiryalNameFatimaName of Prophet Muhammad's daughter (Literally: accustom)
FawziyaSuccessful; VictoriousFirdoosParadise
GhaydaaYoung and delicateGhusoonBranches (tree)
HaadiyaGuide to righteousnessHadiyaGift
HaleemaGentle; PatientHaneefaTrue believer
HaniyaPleased; HappyHasnaBeautiful
HayaamDeliriously in loveHayatLife
HaifaSlender; of beautiful bodyHessaDestiny
HindProper nameHudaRight guidance
HumaA bird which lives in a quiet area and whenever it flies to the city it fills the people with joyHooriyaAngel
IkraamHonor; Hospitality; GenerosityIlhaamIntuition
ImanFaith; BeliefImtithal(Polite) Obedience
InaamAct of kindness; Benefaction; BestowalInasSociability
InayaConcern; SolicitudeIntisaarTriumph
IzdihaarFlourishing; BlossomingJalaClarity; Elucidation
JameelaBeautifulJanaanHeart or soul
JumaanaSilver pearlKaamlaPerfect
KameelaMost perfectKareemaGenerous; Noble
KawkabSatelliteKawtharRiver in Paradise
KhadeejaName of Prophet Muhammad's wifeKhalidaImmortal
KhawlahProper nameKhairiyaCharitable; Good
KhuloodImmortalityKoutherRiver in Jennah (paradise)
KulthoomDaughter of the prophet Mohammed peace be upon himLameesSoft to the touch
LamyaDark-lippedLateefaGentle; Kind
LeenaTenderLubaabaThe innermost essence
LamaDarkness of lipsMadeehaPraiseworthy
MahaGazelleMaisaWalking with proud swinging gait

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