Arabian rhythms

Meanings of the arabian names


If you know the meanings of the Arabian names not mentioned here, please inform us and we will fill these gaps.

Feminine names

Masculine names


Aayshyah - life

Abal - wild rose

Abia - great

Abidah, Abida - worshipper

Abir, Abeer - fragrant

Ablah, Abla', Ablaa - perfectly formed

Abra - example, lesson

Abrar - devoted to God

A'dab, Aadab - Hope and need

Adara - virgin

Adawiyah - summer plant

Adiba - cultured, polite

Adila, Adilah, Adeela - equal

Adiva - pleasant, gentle

Adn - paradise

Afaf - chaste, virtuous, decent, pure

Afifah - chaste, modest

Afnan - tree branches or twigs

Afra', Afraa - white

Afrah - celebrations, festivals

Afya - shadows

Ahd - pledge, commitment, delegation

Ahlam - witty, one who has pleasant dreams, imaginative

A'idah, Aida - visiting, returning, reward

Ain - eye, thus "precious"

Aini - spring, flower, source, choice

A'ishah, Aisha, Ayishah - living, prosperous, youngest wife of the Prophet (pbuh)

Akilah - intelligent, logical, one who reasons

Ala', Aalaa - signs of Allah

Alhena - a ring (a star in the constellation Gemini)

Alima - wise

Alimah - skilled in music or dance

Aliyah, Aliyyah, Alia, A'lia - exalted, noble, highest social standing

Almas - diamond, adamant

Altaf - kindness, politeness

Aludra - virgin

Alya' - loftiness

Al Zahra - the illuminated; nickname of the Prophet's daughter Fatimah

Alzubra - a star in the constellation Leo

Amal, A'mal, Aamal, Amala - hopes, aspirations

Aman - security, peace, safety

Amani - wishes, aspirations

Amatullah - female servant of Allah

Amber - jewel

Aminah, Amineh, Ameena - trustworthy, faithful, secure; name of the mother of the Prophet

Amirah, Ameera - princess, leader; fem. form of name Amir Amjad - magnificence, splendor

Anan, Anaan - clouds

Anbar - perfume, ambergris

Anisah, Aneesa - close, intimate, good friend

Anjum - stars

Anmar - leopard

Anwar, Anwaar - rays of light

Aqilah - wife, spouse; the best, the pick

Ara - opinions

Aram - signs, flags

Areebah - witty, smart

Arij, Areej - fragrance, sweet smell

Arub, Aroob - loving to her husband

Asalah - nobility of descent

Ashwaq - love, affections

Asil - smooth

Asilah - noble origin, pure

Asimah, Asima - protector

Asiya, Asiyah - one who tends to the weak, one who heals, comforts, consoles

Asma', Asmaa - excellent, lofty, eminent, precious; daughter of Abu Bakr

Asra - travel by night

Asrar - secrets

Asriyah - modernist

Athir - favored, preferred

Atifah, Atifa - affectionate, compassionate, sympathetic

Atikah, Atika - virgin, pure, clear

Atiyah, Atiya - gift, present

Atyaf - fantasies

Awatif - emotions

Ayah, Ayeh - Qur'anic verse, clear evidence, sign of God

Ayat - Qur'anic verses, clear evidences, signs of God

Azhar, Azhaar - flowers, blossoms

Azizah, Aziza, Azeeza - precious, cherished, beloved, dear

Azzah, Azza - young, female gazelle


Aban - old Arabic name

Abbas - description of a lion

Abbud - worshipper

Abbudin - worshippers

Abdul, Abdel, Abd al - servant (of Allah)

Abdul-'Adl - servant of the Just

Abdul-Ahad - servant of the One

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 (Dear) One

Abdul-Badi - servant of the Incomparable

Abdul-Ba'ith - servant of the Resurrector

Abdul-Baqi - servant of the Everlasting

Abdul-Bari - servant of the Creator

Abdul-Barr - servant of the Source of All Goodness

Abdul-Basir - servant of the All-Seeing

Abdul-Basit - servant of the Extender

Abdul-Fattah - servant of the Opener (of the gates of sustenance)

Abdul-Ghaffar, Abdul-Ghafur - Atleidžiančiojo tarnas

Abdul-Ghani - servant of the Self-Sufficient

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 Patient One

Abdul-Hamid - servant of the Praised One

Abdul-Haqq - servant of the Truth

Abdul-Hasib - servant of the Respected, Esteemed

Abdul-Hayy - servant of the Living

Abdul-Jabbar - servant of the Compeller

Abdul-Jalil - servant of the Great, Revered One

Abdul-Karim - servant of the Noble, Generous One

Abdul-Khabir - servant of the Aware

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-Mubdi' - Servant of the Originator

Abdul-Mughni - Servant of the Enricher

Abdul-Muhaimin - servant of the Supervising, the Guardian, the Protector

Abdul-Muhsi - servant of the Reckoner

Abdul-Muhyi - servant of the Giver of Life

Abdul-Mu'id - servant of the Restorer

Abdul-Mu'izz - servant of the Giver of Might and Glory

Abdul-Mujib - servant of the Responder

Abdul-Mu'min - servant of the Giver of Faith

Abdul-Muqaddim - servant of the Expediter

Abdul-Muqtadir - servant of the Powerful

Abdul-Musawwir - servant of the Fashioner

Abdul-Muta'al, Abdul-Muttalib - servant of the Most High

Abdul-Nafi' - servant of the Benefactor

Abdul-Nasser - servant of the Victorious One

Abdul-Nasir - servant of the Helper, Protector

Abdul-Nur - servant of the Light

Abdul-Qadir - servant of the Capable

Abdul-Qahhar - servant of the Subduer, the Almighty

Abdul-Qawi - servant of the Most Strong

Abdul-Qayyum - servant of the Self-Subsisting

Abdul-Quddus - servant of the Most Holy

Abdul-Rafi - servant of the One Who Raises, Elevates (intellect, esteem)

Abdul-Rahim - servant of the Merciful

Abdul-Rahman - servant of the Beneficent

Abdul-Rashid - servant of the Rightly Guided One

Abdul-Ra'uf - servant of the Compassionate

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-Sattar - servant of the Protector

Abdul-Shahid - servant of the Witness

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 Unique One

Abdul-Wajid - Servant of the Finder

Abdul-Wakil - Servant of the Trustee

Abdul-Wali - Servant of the Governor

Abdul-Waliy - Servant of the Protecting

Abdul-Warith - Servant of the Supreme Inheritor

Abdul-Zahir - Servant of the Manifest

Abdullah - servant of God

Abid - worshipper, adorer

Abidin - worshippers, adorers

Abu Bakr - name of one of the Prophet's companions

Abu al Khayr - one who does good

Adan - (Garden of) Eden

Adel, Adil - teisingas

Adham - black or dark

Adib - cultured, well mannered one

Adli - judicial, juridicial

Adnan - pleasant

Afif, Afeef - chaste, modest

Ahmad, Ahmed - most highly adored, or most praised; variation of the name Muhammad

Ajib - wonderful

Akif - focused

Akil - intelligent, thoughtful, one who uses reason

Akem - form of Hakim

Akram - most generous

Ala' - nobility, excellence

Ala' al din, Aladdin - excellence of faith

Al 'Abbas - description of a lion; name of the Prophet's uncle

Al Bara' - wholesome with innocence

Al Hakam - the arbitrator, the judge

Al Harith - the plowman

Alhasan - the handsome, the good; name of the Prophet's grandson

Alhusain, Alhusayn - diminutive of the handsome, the good; name of the Prophet's grandson

Ali, Aliyy - the highest, greatest, excellent, noble; name of the Prophet's son-in-law and the fourth Caliph

Alim - wise or learned

Almahdi - guided to the right path

Al Safi - clear, pure, fine

Altaf - kindness

Altair - the flying eagle; also refers to a first magnitude star in the constellation Lyra

Al Tayyib - the good one

Al Tijani - crowning

Al Tufail, Al Tufayl - old Arabic name

Amid - general

Amin, Ameen - faithful, trustworthy

Amir, Ameer - prince

Amjad - more glorious

Ammar - builder, constructor

Amr - life

Amro - old Arabic name

Anas - very sociable; name of one of the Prophet's companions

Anis - close friend

Antarah - heroic; name of an Arab folk hero

Anwar - radiant, full of light

Aqil - intelligent, wise

Arfan - gratitude

Arif - all-knowing

Asad - lion

As'ad - happy, fortunate, lucky

Asadel - most prosperous one

Ashraf - most honorable

Asif - forgiveness

Asim - protector, defender

Aswad - black

Ata', Ataa - gift

Ata' Allah - gift of God

Ata' al Rahman - gift of the Beneficent

Athil - firmly rooted

Athir - favoured, preferred

Atif - compassionate, sympathetic

Awad - reward, compensation

Awf - a plant with a nice smell

Aws - to give

Awwab - returning (to Allah)

Ayham - brave

Ayman - lucky; on the right

Ayser - easy in dealing, wealthy

Ayyub, Ayoob - A Prophet's name (Job)

Aza - comfort

Azab - touring, traveling, wandering

Azhar - most shining, luminous

Azeem, Azim - defender, referring to one of God's ninety-nine qualities

Aziz - Powerful (dear)

Azzam - determined, resolved


Badi'ah, Badi'a - unprecedented, amazing, admirable, unique

Badra - full moon

Badriyah, Badriyyah, Badriya - resembling the full moon

Bahiga - magnificent, splendid

Bahirah, Bahira, Baheera - dazzling, brilliant, noble lady

Bahiyah, Bahiya, Bahiyaa - beautiful, radiant

Balqis - name of the Queen of Sheba

Balsam - balsam, balm

Ban - a kind of tree

Banan - delicate, finger tips

Bara'ah - innocence

Barakah, Baraka - blessing; white one

Bari'ah, Baraa'a - excelling

Barika - bloom, be successful

Barirah - faithful and devoted

Basha'ir - good news, good omens

Bashirah, Basheera - bringer of good tidings, joy

Basilah - brave

Basimah, Baseema - smiling

Basinah - kitty, kitten

Basmah, Basma - a smile; feminine form of the name Basim

Batul, Batool - ascetic virgin

Bayan - clearness, eloquence

Baysan - to walk with pride

Bilqis, Bilqees - Queen of Sheeba

Bisar - adolescent

Budur - form of the name Badr

Buhaysah, Buhaisah - walking with pride

Buhjah - joy, delight

Buhthah - happy, delighted when seeing others

Bushra - good omen, good news

Busr - unripened dates; star, height

Buthaynah, Buthainah, Buthayna - of beautiful and tender body

Badi - marvelous

Badi al Zaman - the marvel of time

Badr - full moon

Badr al Din - full moon of the faith

Badri - one who took part in the battle of Badr

Baha - beautiful, magnificent

Baha al Din, Bahiyy al Din - magnificence of the faith

Bahij - cheerful

Bahig - masculine form of the name Bahiga

Bahir - dazzling, brilliant

Bakr - young camel

Bakri - one who starts work early

Baligh - eloquent

Bandar - seaport, district capital

Barakah, Barakat - blessing

Barir - faithful

Bashir - bringer of glad tidings

Bashshar - bringer of many glad tidings

Basil - brave

Bassam, Basim - smiling

Bayhas - name of the lion

Bilal - satisfies thirst; name of the Prophet's Muezzin (one who calls for prayer)

Bishr - joy

Boulos - arabic form of "Paul"

Budail, Budayl - name of a companion of the Prophet

Burhan - proof

Butrus - arabic form of "Peter"


Cala, Callee - castle, fortress

Cantara, Cantarah - small crossing

Carmal, Carmala, Carmalah, Carmalina, Carmalinah, Carmanya, Carmanyah - destiny, fruit field

Cadan, Caeden - spirit of battle


Da'd - old Arabic name

Dahab - gold

Dalal - treated or touched in a kind and loving way

Daliyah - grape vine

Daniyah - closer, nearer

Dhakirah - one who remembers God frequently

Dhakiyah - bright, intelligent

Dhuka' - name of the sun

Dima, Dimah - cloud which carries rainwater

Du'a' - prayer

Duha, Dhuha - forenoon

Dunya - world

Dunyana - our world

Durar - pearls

Durrah - pearl

Durriyah - shining, bright

Dabir - secretary

Dani - near, close

Darwish - Dervish

Da'ud, Dawud - beloved; a Prophet's name (David)

Dhakir - one who remembers God frequently

Dhakiy - intelligent, bright

Dhakwan - intelligent

Dhul Fiqar - name of the Prophet's sword

Dirar - old Arabic name

Diya - brightness, light

Diya al Din - brightness of the faith


Ebra - needle

Elfat - friendship

Emir - prince

Esam, Essam - safeguard



Fadilah, Fadheela - virtuous, outstanding, superior, cultured and refined; feminine form of the name Fadil

Fadwa - name derived from self-sacrifice

Fadiyah - redeemer, self-sacrificing; feminine form of the  name Fadi

Fahdah, Fahada - leopardess

Fahimah - intelligent

Fa'iqah - surpassing, excellent

Fa'izah, Faiza - victorious, winner

Fahima - feminine form of the name Fahim

Fajr - dawn, morning prayer

Fakhriya - honorary; feminine form of the name Fakhri

Falak - star

Fanan - tree branch or twig

Farah - joy, cheerfulness

Fardoos - divine

Farhah - lively

Farhanah - happy

Faridah, Fareeda - unique, matchless, precious pearl or gem; feminine form of the name Farid

Farihah, Fareeha - happy, joyful, cheerful, glad

Farizah - arch

Fathiyah - beginning

Fatimah, Fatima - accustom; daughter of the Prophet

Fatin, Fatinah - fascinating, captivating, alluring, enchanting

Fawz - victory, success

Fawzah, Fawza - success

Fawziyyah, Fawziya, Fazia - successful, victorious; feminine form of the name Fawzi

Fayha' - fragrant

Fayiza - feminine form of the name Fayiz

Fayruz - turquoise

Fellah - arabian jasmine

Firoze - feminine form of the name Firoz

Fida' - redemption

Fiddah - silver

Fikriya - intellectual

Firdaws, Firdoos - highest garden in Paradise

Firyal - old Arabic name

Furat - sweet water

Futun - fascinations

Fadi - redeemer

Fadil - generous, honorable, superior

Fadl - favor, surplus

Fadl Allah - favor of Allah

Fahd, Fahad - leopard, lynx

Fahim - learned

Fahmi - understanding

Faisal, Faysal - decisive

Faizel - judge

Fa'iz - winner

Fakhir - proud, excellent

Fakhr al Din - pride of the faith

Fakhri, Fakhry - honorary

Fakih - legal expert; one who recites the Qu'ran

Falah - success

Falih - successful

Faraj, Farraj - relief, freedom from grief

Farhan - happy

Farid, Fareed - unique, rare

Fariq, Fareeq - lieutenant general

Faris - horseman, knight, cavalier

Faruq, Farooq - one who distinguishes truth from falsehood

Fath - victory

Fathi - victorious one

Fatih - conqueror

Fatin, Fateen - clever, smart

Fawwaz - most successful

Fawzi - to do with success

Fayiz - success

Fayyad - overflowing, generous

Ferran - baker

Fida - redemption, sacrifice

Fihr - Stone pestle

Fikri - thought, ideas

Firas - perspicacity

Firoz - successful

Fouad - heart

Fudail - excellent in character


Galila - form of the name Jalila

Gamilia - form of the name Jamilia

Gauhar - form of the name Jauhar

Ghadah, Ghaada - beautiful

Ghadir - stream

Ghaliyah, Ghaaliya - dear, beloved, fragrant, expensive

Ghaniyah - pretty girl, beautiful woman, beauty

Gharam - love

Ghayda', Ghaydaa - young and delicate

Ghazal - flirt, words of love

Ghazalah - female gazelle

Ghufran - forgiveness, pardon

Ghunwah, Ghunyah - indispensable

Ghusun, Ghusoon - branches of a tree

Gulzar - bloom, flourishing

Gabir - form of the name Jabir

Gabr - form of the name Jabr

Gafar - form of the name Jafar

Galal - form of the name Jalal

Gamal, Gamali - camel, form of the name Jamal

Gamil - form of the name Jamil

Gawdat - form of the name Jawdat

Ghaith, Ghayth - rain

Ghali - valuable, dear, beloved, expensive

Ghalib - victor

Ghanim - successful

Ghassan - ardor, vigor (of youth)

Ghawth - succor, to help

Ghazi - conqueror

Ghazwan - one on expedition, to conquer

Ghiyath - succorer

Guda - form of the name Juda


Habibah, Habeeba - beloved, sweetheart, darling; a wife of the Prophet

Hadeel - to coo (like a dove)

Hadiyah, Haadiya - guide to righteousness, calm

Hadiyyah - gift

Hafa - gentle rain

Hafizah - heedful, mindful

Hafsah, Hafsa - wife of the Prophet

Hafthah - preserved, protected

Haifa, Hayfa' - slender, of beautiful body

Hajar - name of the wife of the prophet Ibrahim

Hala - sweetness

Halah, Haala - aureole

Halimah, Haleema - gentle, patient, mild-tempered; name of the Prophet's nursing mother

Hamdiyah - one who praises a lot

Hamidah, Hameeda - praiseworthy

Hana', Hana - happiness, bliss

Hanan - mercy; affectionate, loving, tender

Hani'ah - of happiness, bliss

Hanifah, Hanifa, Haneefa - true believer

Hanin - longing, yearning

Haniyyah, Haniya - pleased, happy

Hasibah - respected, noble

Hasnah, Hasna', Hasna - beautiful

Hawa', Hawwa - Eve

Hawadah - pleasant

Hawazin - name of an Arabic tribe

Hawra' - having eyes with a marked contrast of black and white

Hayah, Hayat - life

Hayam, Hayaam - deliriously in love

Hayed - movement, motion

Hayud - a mountain

Hazar - nightingale

Hessa - destiny

Hibah - gift, present

Hibat Allah - gift of God

Hidayah - guidance

Hijrah - migration (of the Prophet, from Makkah to Madinah)

Hikmah, Hikmat - wisdom

Hind - old Arabic name

Hiyam - love

Hubab - aim, goal

Huda, Hooda - right guidance

Hudun - to become quiet

Hulyah - jewelry, ornament, finery

Huma - bird who brings joy

Humairah, Humayrah - of reddish complexion; nickname the Prophet gave to his wife A'ishah

Hunaidah, Hunaydah - diminutive of Hind

Hur - virgins of paradise

Huriyah, Huriyyah, Hooriya - angel; a Houri, virgin of paradise

Husn - beauty

Husna - most beautiful

Husniyah - beautiful

Hutun - clouds with rain

Huwaidah, Huwaydah - gentle

Habbab - affable, lovable

Habib - beloved

Hadad - syrian god of fertility

Haddad - smith

Hadi - guiding to the right (truth)

Hafiz - protector, one who has memorized the Qur'an

Hakem - ruler, governor

Hakeem, Hakim - wise, one of God's ninety-nine qualities

Halim - mild, gentle, patient

Hamal - lamb

Hamas - enthusiasm

Hamdan - the praised one; variation of the name Muhammad

Hamdi - of praise

Hamid - the praised one; variation of the name Muhammad

Hamim - intimate, close friend

Hamzah - lion; name of the Prophet's uncle

Hana - arabic form of "John"

Hana'i - of happiness

Hanbal - purity

Hani - happy, delighted, joyful

Hanif - true believer

Hannad - old Arabic name

Haris - guardian, protector

Harith - ploughman, cultivator

Haroun, Harun - lofty or exalted; a Prophet's name (Aaron)

Hashim - broker, destroyer of evil; name of the Prophet's great-grandfather

Hassan - beautiful, handsome

Hatim - judge

Haydar - lion

Haytham - young hawk

Hayyan - old Arabic name

Hazim - resolute

Hilal, Hilel - the new moon

Hilmi - gentle, calm

Hisham - generosity

Hud, Houd - a Prophet's name

Hudad - name of a pre-Islamic Arabic king

Hudhafah - old Arabic name

Hudhaifah, Hudhayfah - old Arabic name

Humam - brave, noble, courageous, generous

Husain, Husayn, Hussein - beautiful, doer of good deads; a descendent of the Prophet

Husam - sword

Husam al Din - sword of the faith


Iba' - pride, sense

Ibadah - worship

Ibtihaj, Ibtihaaj - joy, delight

Ibtihal - supplication, prayer

Ibtisam - smiling

Idhar - fluff

Iffah, 'Iffat - chaste

Iftikar - thought, contemplation

Iftikhar - pride, glory

Ihab - gift

Ihsan - perfection or excellence

I'jaz - inimitability of the Qur'an

Ijlal - respect, honor

Inayah, 'Inayat - care, concern

Ikhlas - sincerity

Ikram, Ikraam - honor, hospitality, generosity

Ilham, Ilhaam - intuition

Iman - faith, belief

Imtithal - polite obedience

In'am, Inaam - kindness, benefaction, bestowal

Inas - sociability

Inaya - concern; solicitude

Insaf - justice, equity

Intisar, Intisaar - triumph

Isa' - spacious, generous

Is'ad - to bring happiness, to provide help

Is'af - relief, help

Isar - fascinating

Ishfaq - compassion, affection

Ishraq - radiance

Ismah, Ismat - purity, modesty, infallibility

Isra' - nocturnal journey; night journey of the Prophet from Makkah to Jerusalem

Istilah - agreement

Itab - censure

Itaf - clock

Ithar - preference

I'tidal - straightness, tautness

I'timad - reliance, dependence

Izdihar, Izdihaar - flourishing, blossoming

Izzah - might, power

Ibrahim - father of a multitude; a Prophet's name (Abraham)

Id - feast, festival

Idris - a Prophet's name

Ihsan - kindness, beneficence; highest level of Iman

Ihtisham - modesty, decency

Ikrimah - old Arabic name

Ilias - a Prophet's name (Elijah)

Imad - support, pillar

Imad al Din - pillar of the faith

Imam - leader (of prayer or community)

Imran - long-lived; a Prophet's name

Imtiyaz - mark of distinction or excellence

In'am - act of benefaction, bestowal

Iqbal - prosperity, good fortune

Irfan - thankfulness

Isa, Eisa - a Prophet's name (Jesus)

Isam, 'Isam, Issam - safeguard

Ishaq - a Prophet's name (Isaac)

Isma'il - a Prophet's name (Ishmael)

Iyad - pigeon

Iyas - consoling

Izz al Din - might of the faith


Jabirah - comforter, consoler

Jada, Jadwa - gift, present

Jala' - clarity, elucidation

Jalilah - splendid, lofty

Jamilah, Jameela - beautiful, graceful, lovely

Jana - harvest

Janan, Janaan - heart, soul

Jannah - garden, paradise

Jawa - passion, love

Jawahir - jewels

Jawharah - jewel

Jawl - to move freely

Jawna' - the sun

Jihan - a river in Iran

Jilan - courtier

Jinan - gardens, paradise

Johara - jewel

Jud - generosity

Judi - name of a mountain mentioned in the Qur'an

Juhanah - young girl

Juhainah, Juhaynah - name of an Arab tribe

Juman - pearl

Jumanah, Jumaana - silver pearl

Jun - inlet, bay, gulf

Junah - the sun

Juwairiyah, Juwayriyah - wife of the Prophet

Juwan - perfume

Jabalah - mountain, hill

Jabbar, Jabr - mighty, brave

Jabir - consoler, comforter

Jad Allah - gift of God

Jafar, Ja'far - rivulet, little creek

Jal - resolution, firm will

Jalal - glory

Jalal al Din - glory of the faith

Jalil, Jaleel - great, revered

Jamal - beauty

Jamal al Din - beauty of the faith

Jamil, Jameel - beautiful

Jarir - one who can pull; name of a famous Arab poet

Jasim - great, big, huge

Jaul - choice

Jaun - kind of plant

Jawad - open-handed, generous

Jawdah - heavy rain, benevolent deed

Jawdat - goodness, excellence

Jawhar - jewel, essence

Jibran - old Arabic name

Jibril - archangel of Allah (Gabriel)

Jihad - struggle, holy war

Jubair, Jubayr - old Arabic name

Jul - resolution, firm will

Jumah, Jumu'ah - (born on) Friday

Junaid, Junayd - young fighter

Juwain, Juwayn - sibling


Kalila - sweetheart, beloved

Kamilah - perfect, complete

Karam - generosity

Karawan - variety of plover birds

Karida - untouched

Karimah, Kareema - generous, noble

Kawakib - satellites

Kawkab - satellite

Kawthar - river in Paradise

Khadijah, Khadeeja - first wife of the Prophet

Khalidah, Khalida - Immortal, everlasting

Khalisah - sincere, pure

Khawlah - female deer

Khayriyah, Khayriyyah, Khairiya - charitable, beneficent, good

Khitam - conclusion

Khulud, Khulood - immortality, eternity, infinity

Khuzama - lavender

Kifah - struggle

Kulthum, Kulthoom - daughter of the Prophet

Kulus - clearness, purity

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

Karam - generosity

Kardal - mustard seed

Karif, Kareef - born in autumn

Karim, Kareem - generous, noble, friendly, precious and distinguished

Kasib, Kaseeb - fertile

Kaseem, Kasim - divided

Kateb, Katib - writer, scribe

Kazim - well-tempered, cool, patient

Khalaf - descendent, successor

Khaldun, Khaldoon - old Arabic name

Khalid, Khaled - eternal

Khalifah - caliph

Khalil, Khaleel, Kalil - beautiful, good friend

Khalil al Allah - friend of God; title given to Prophet Ibrahim

Khalis - pure, clear

Khatib - religious Minister

Khair al Din - goodness of the faith

Khairi, Khairy, Khayri - charitable, beneficent

Khoury - priest

Khulus - clearness, purity

Khuzaimah, Khuzaymah - old Arabic name


Labibah - sensible, intelligent

Lama - darkness of lips

Lam'ah - brilliancy

Lami'ah - shine

Lamis, Lamees - soft to the touch

Lamya', Lamya - of dark lips

Lana - to be gentle, soft, tender

Latifah, Lateefa - gentle, kind, pleasant, friendly

Lawahiz - shy glances

Layali - nights

Layan - gentle and soft

Layla, Leila - (born at) night; rapture, elation

Lazim - essential, imperative

Linah, Lina, Leena - tender

Lubab - the best part

Lubabah - the innermost essence

Luban - pine tree; denotes long neck

Lubanah - wish, desire

Lublubah - affectionate, tender

Lubna - kind of tree

Luja - of great depth

Lujain, Lujayn - silver

Lu'lu' - pearls

Lu'lu'ah, Lulwa - pearl

Lunah - date palm

Lutfiyah - delicate, graceful

Labib, Labeeb - sensible, intelligent

Lablab - ivy

Latif - gentle, kind, pleasant, friendly

Layth - lion

Lu'ay - shield

Lubaid, Lubayd - old Arabic name

Luqman - a Prophet's name

Lut - a Prophet's name (Lot)

Lutfi - kind, gentle


Ma'ab - place to which one returns

Ma'ali - noble things

Mada - utmost point, degree

Madihah, Madeeha - praiseworthy, commendable

Maha - beautiful eyes

Mahabbah - love, affection

Mahasin - beauties

Mahbubah - beloved

Mahdiyah - rightly guided

Mahibah - noble, respected

Maimoona, Maymunah - auspicious, blessed; a wife of the Prophet

Ma'isah, Maisa - walking with a proud, swinging gait

Maizah - discerning

Majidah, Majida - glorious

Makarim, Makaarim - of good and honorable character

Makkiyah - from Makkah

Maladh - protection, shelter

Malak - angel

Malakah - talent

Maliha - praising

Malika - queen; feminine form of the name Malik

Manab - deputyship, share

Manal, Manaal - attainment, achievement

Manar, Manaar - guiding light

Maram, Maraam - aspiration

Mariam, Maryam - mother of Jesus; arabic form of "Mary"

Mariyah - fair complexion; name of the wife of the Prophet

Marwa - a mountain in Makkah (Al Safa wa al Marwah)

Marzuqah - blessed by God, fortunate

Masarrah - delight, joy

Mas'udah, Mas'ouda - happy, lucky, fortunate

Mawaddah - affection, love, friendliness

Mawahib - talents

Mawiyah, Mawiya - the essence of life; clear mirror

May - old Arabic name

Maymunah - fortunate, blessed; name of the wife of the Prophet

Mays, Mais - proud gait

Maysa', Maysaa - walking with pride

Maysam - beautiful

Maysan - a star

Maysarah - left-hand side

Maysun, Maysoon - to walk with a proud, swinging gait

Mayyadah, Mayyada - to walk with a swinging gait

Mayyasah - to walk with a proud gait

Masahir - ancient Arabic lute

Mina - a place near Makkah

Minnah - kindness, grace, blessing

Mirah - provisions, supply

Mishael - torch, light

Mu'azzaz - powerful, strong

Mubin - clear, obvious

Mufi'ah - obedient, compliant

Mufidah, Mufeeda - useful, helpful, beneficial

Muhibbah - loving

Muhjah, Muhja - heart's blood, soul

Muhsinah - charitable, benevolent; feminine form of the name Muhsin

Mukarram - honored

Mukhlisah - devoted, faithful

Mumayyaz - distinguished

Mu'minah - pious believer

Muna, Mona - wish, desire

Munawwar - radiant, illuminated

Munirah, Muneera - Illuminating, brilliant; feminine form of the name Munir

Mu'nisah - friendly

Muntaha - the utmost, highest degree

Murjanah - small pearl

Murshidah - guide

Muruj - meadows

Mushirah, Musheera - giving counsel, advising

Muslimah - devout believer; submitting oneself to God

Musn, Musnah - rain, clouds

Muyassar - facilitated, wealthy, successful

Ma'd - old Arabic name

Madani - urban, civilized, modern

Mahbub - beloved, dear

Mahdi - guided to the right path

Mahfuz - safe, protected by God

Mahir - skilled

Mahjub - concealed, veiled

Mahmud, Mahmoud - the praised one; variation of the    name Muhammad

Mahrus - protected (by God)

Maimun, Maymun - lucky

Majd - glory

Majdy - glorious

Majd al Din - glory of the Faith

Majid - glorious

Makin - strong, firm, well-founded

Makram - the Generous One

Malak - angel

Malik - master, king

Mamdouh, Mamduh - one who is commended, praised, glorified

Ma'mun - trustworthy, trusted

Ma'n, Ma'in - benefit

Mandhur - vowed, consecrated to God

Mansur - divinely aided, victorious

Marghub - desirable, coveted

Marid - rebellious

Ma'ruf - well-known, good

Marwan - old Arabic name

Marzuq - blessed by God, fortunate

Mash'al - torch

Mashhur - famous

Masrur - happy, joyful

Mas'ud - fortunate, happy, lucky

Maudud - attached, friendly

Mazin - old Arabic name

Mihran - name of a companion of the Prophet

Mihyar - name of a famous poet

Mika'il - name of an Angel (Michael)

Miqdad - name of a Sahabi

Mirza - prince

Misbah - lamp

Mishaal, Mish'al - torch, light

Miyaz - distinguished, preferred

Mu'adh - protected

Mu'awiyah - young fox (first Umayyad Caliph)

Mu'ayyad - supported (by God)

Mubarak - happy, blessed

Mubin - clear, evident

Mudar - an Arabian tribe; name of a great-grandfather of the Prophet

Muddaththir - covered; a title of the Prophet

Mufid, Mufeed - useful, helpful

Muflih - successful

Muhab - dignified

Muhair, Muhayr - skilled

Muhammad, Mohammed - praised, praiseworthy; the name of the Prophet

Muhanna - happy, delighted

Muhannad, Muhanned - sword

Muhib - noble, respected

Muhibb - loving

Muhsin - beneficient, charitable

Muhtadi - rightly guided

Muhyi al Din - reviver of the faith

Mu'in - supporter, helper

Mu'izz - comforter

Mujab - one whose prayers were answered

Mujahid - fighter (in the way of Allah)

Mukarram - honored

Mukhlis - faithful, sincere

Mukhtar - chosen

Mulham - inspired

Mulhim - inspiring

Mu'mmar - given or granted long life

Mu'min - believer

Mumtaz - excellent

Munahid - strong

Mundhir - warner, cautioner

Munib - repentent

Munif - exalted, excellent

Munir, Muneer - brilliant, shining

Mu'nis - pleasant companion

Munjid - helper

Munsif - just, right

Muntasir - victorious

Murad - wanted, desired

Murshid - guide

Murtada, Murtadi, Murtadhy - satisfied, contented, pleased

Musa, Moosa - a Prophet's name (Moses)

Mus'ab - old Arabic name

Mus'ad - unfettered camel; favored by fortune, lucky

Musa'id - helper, supporter

Mushtaq - longing, yearning

Muslih - conciliator, reformer

Muslim - submitting oneself to God

Mustafa - chosen; one of the Prophet's names

Muta - obeyed

Mu'tasim - adhering (to faith, to God)

Mutawalli - entrusted

Mu'tazz - proud, honorable

Muthanna - old Arabic name

Muti - obedient

Muwaffaq - successful

Muyassar - fortunate, facilitated

Muzaffar - victorious

Muzzammil - one who is wrapped up; a title of the Prophet


Nabihah, Nabeeha - intelligent

Nabilah, Nabeela - noble

Nada - generousity, dew

Nadia - the beginning, first

Nadidah, Nadeeda - equal, rival

Nadirah, Nadira - rare, precious

Nadiyah - announcement

Nadwah, Nadwa - council, generosity

Nafisah, Nafeesa - precious thing, gem

Naflah - surplus, overabundance

Nahid - one with full, round breasts

Nahidah, Naheeda - big

Nahlah, Nahla - a drink of water

Na'ilah, Naila - acquirer, obtainer, one who succeeds

Na'imah, Na'ima - comfort, amenity, tranquility, peace; living a soft, enjoyable life

Najah, Najaah - success

Najat - safety

Najibah, Najeeba - distinguished; of noble birth

Najiyah - safe

Najla - of wide eyes

Najmah - star

Najwa - confidential talk, romantic talk, secret conversation

Najya - victoriou

Namar - name of a mountain

Narjis - narcissus

Nashida - student

Nashita - energetic, full of life

Nashwa - fragrance, perfume, that which intoxicates

Nasiha - one who gives valuable advice

Nasim - fresh air, breeze

Nasira - victorious, helper

Nasmah - breeze

Nasrin - eglantier

Nathifa - clean, pure

Nawal - gift

Nawar - flower; one who dislikes bad deeds

Nawrah - blossom, flower, happiness

Nawwar - may

Nazahah, Nazaaha - purity, righteousness, honesty

Nazihah, Nazeeha - honest

Nazirah, Nazeera - like, equal, matching

Nibal, Nibaal - arrows

Nibras - lamp, light

Nida - call

Nihad - height

Nihal - drink

Ni'mah, Naeema - blessing, loan

Ni'mat, Nimaat - blessings, loans

Nisrin - kind of aromatic plant

Niyaf - tall and pretty

Noor, Nur - light

Nouf - highest point on a mountain

Nudar, Nudhar - gold

Nuha - intelligence

Nujud, Nojood - noble, wise

Nu'ma - beautiful and pleasant; happiness

Nunah - dimple in the chin

Nurah, Noorah - corolla, blossom

Nur al Huda - light of the faith

Nuriyah - radiant, brilliant

Nusaibah, Nusaybah - old Arabic name

Nuwairah, Nuwayrah - small fire

Nuwwar - blossoms, flowers

Nuwwarrah - blossom, flower

Nuzhah - pleasure trip, promenade

Nabhan, Nabih - тoble, outstanding

Nabighah - intelligent

Nabih - smart

Nabil, Nabeel - noble

Nadhir - warner

Nadim, Nadeem - friendly, entertaining

Nadir - dear, rare, precious

Nafi' - useful

Nahid - generosity

Na'il - aquirer, earner

Na'im - comfort, ease, tranquility

Naji - safe, survivor

Najib, Najeeb - of noble descent

Najid - lion, brave

Najjar - сarpenter

Najm al Din - star of the faith

Na'man - old Arabic name

Namir - good, pure, dear

Nash'ah, Nash'at - growing up, youth

Nashwan - exultant, elated

Nasib - noble, relative

Nasih - advisor, counselor

Nasim - fresh air

Nasir - protector, helper, supporter

Nasir al Din - protector of the faith

Nasr, Nasser - victory

Nasri - of victory

Nasuh - sincere, faithful

Nawaf, Nawwaf - high, lofty

Nawfal - generous; old arabic name for the sea

Nayif, Naif - high, excellent; surplus, abundance

Nazih, Nazeeh - pure, chaste

Nazim, Nazeem - arranger, adjuster

Nazmi - arranger, organizer

Nibras - lamp, light

Nidal - struggle

Nijad - tall, dominant

Nimr - tiger

Nizar - glance; small of stature

Nu'aim, Nu'aym - name of several of the Prophet's companions

Nuh, Nooh - a Prophet's name (Noah)

Numair - panther

Nu'man - blood, red

Nur al Din - brightness of the faith

Nuri, Noori - shining, brightness

Nusrah, Nusrat - help, support


Oma, Omah - feminine form of the name Omar

Orna - polite, gentle

Omar - long life, first son, most high, follow of the Prophet

Omran - solid structure

Othman - prosperous, wealthy





Qadr - fate, destiny

Qadriyah - to believe in God's will

Qamar - full moon

Qismah - destiny, fate, ordained by God

Qubilah - concord

Qudsiyah - glorious, sacred

Qadir - powerful

Qasim - divider, distributor

Qays, Qais - firm

Qudamah - courageous

Qusay - old Arabic name

Qatadah - name of a companion of the Prophet

Qutaybah, Qutaiba - irritable, impatient

Qutb - leader


Rabab - white cloud

Rabi'ah, Rabeea - garden, springtime

Rabiyah - hill

Radiyah, Radhiya - content, satisfied

Radwa, Radhwaa - a mountain in Medina

Rafa', Rafa - happiness, prosperity

Rafah - pleasant, luxurious life

Ra'fah, Ra'fat - mercy

Rafal - to trail a garment

Rafi'ah - sublime, exquisite

Rafidah - support

Rafif - to gleam, shimmer

Raghad or Raghda' - pleasant

Raghidah - pleasant

Raha - peaceful

Rahaf - delicate, fine

Rahimah - merciful, compassionate

Rahiq - nectar

Rahmah - mercy

Ra'idah, Raaida - leader

Ra'ifah - merciful

Raja', Raja - hope

Ramlah - old Arabic name

Ramziyah - symbolic

Rana - to gaze, look

Rand - bay laurel

Randa - tree of good scent

Ranim, Raneem - to recite in a sing-song voice

Raniyah, Raniya - gazing

Rasha - young gazelle

Rashad - straight

Rashidah, Rasheeda - wise, mature

Raw'ah - charm, beauty, splendor

Rawdah, Rawdha - garden

Rawhah - nice

Rawhiyah - spirituality

Rawiah, Raawiya - transmitter of ancient Arabic poetry

Rayhanah - aromatic sweet basil

Rayya, Rayyaa - sated with drink

Razan, Razaan - sensibility and respect

Rida - favored by God

Rihab - vastness, expanse

Riham - lasting, fine rain

Rihana - sweet basil

Rim, Reem - gazelle

Rima, Reema - white antelope

Ru'a - dreams, visions

Rubaa - hills, height

Rubadah - ash-colored

Rudainah, Rudaynah - old Arabic name

Rufaidah, Rufaydah - support

Rukan - steady, confident

Rumailah, Rumaylah - old Arabic name

Rumaithah, Rumaythah - old Arabic name

Ruqayyah, Ruqaya - gentle; name of the daughter of the Prophet

Rushd - sensible conduct

Ruwaidah, Ruwaydah - walking gently

Ru'yah - dream, vision

Rabah - gainer, winner

Rabi - spring, breeze

Radi - satisfied, content

Rafi - exalting

Rafid - support

Rafiq - kind, friend

Raghib, Ragheb - desirous, willing

Raghid - pleasant

Rahman - compassionate, merciful; referring to qualities of God listed in the Qu'ran

Ra'id - leader

Ra'if - merciful, gentle

Rais - captain

Raja - hope

Rajab - seventh month of the Muslim lunar calendar

Raji - hoping, full of hope

Rajih - having the upper hand, more acceptable

Rakin - respectful, firm, confident

Ramadan - ninth month of the Muslim lunar calendar; month of fasting

Rami - marksman

Ramih - Arcturus (brightest star in constellation Bootes)

Ramiz - honored, respected

Ramzi - symbolic

Rani - to gaze, gazing

Rashad - integrity of conduct, maturity, wisdom

Rashid - one of good council; rightly guided, wise, having true faith

Rasil - messenger

Rasin - composed

Rasmi - formal, official

Rasul - messenger

Ratib - regular, arranger

Ra'uf - compassionate

Rayhan - sweet basil; favored by God

Rayyan - luxuriant; one of the gates of paradise

Razin - composed, subtle

Reda, Rida, Ridha - (In God's) favor; contentment, satisfaction

Ridwan - Acceptance, satisfaction; name of the keeper of the gates of Heaven

Rihab - vastness

Riyad, Riyadh, Riyaz - gardens

Rizq - subsistence, blessing of God

Ruhi - spiritual

Rushd - maturity, wisdom, sensible conduct

Rushdi - mature, wise

Ruwaid, Ruwayd - walking gently


Saba' - Sheba, a town in Yemen

Sabaa - a nice wind

Sabah - morning

Sabihah – beautiful

Sabirah, Saabira - patient

Sabr - patience, self-control

Sabriyah – patient

Sadad - right thing to do, lucky hand

Sadaf - seashell

Sa'dah - happiness

Sa'diyah - fortunate

Safa' - pure

Safaa - clarity, purity, serenity; name of a hill in Makkah

Saffanah - pearl

Safiyyah, Safiya - untroubled, serene, pure, best friend; wife of the Prophet

Safun - breezing

Sahar - dawn

Sahlah, Sahla - smooth, soft, fluent, flowing

Sa'idah - happy, fortunate; feminine form of the name Said

Saihah - good, useful

Saja - to be calm and quiet

Sajidah - prostrating to God

Sakinah, Sakeena - god-inspired peace of mind, tranquility

Salihah - correct, agreeable; feminine form of the name Salih

Salimah, Saleema - peaceful, flawless, faultless, safe, healthy; feminine form of the name Salim

Salma - peaceful, safe, healthy; a wife of the Prophet

Salsabil, Salsabeel - spring in Jannah (in paradise)

Salwa - solace, quail

Samah, Samaah - generosity

Samar - evening conversation

Samarah - soft light

Samawah - summit, height

Sameh - forgiver

Samihah, Sameeha - generous

Samina - fatty, plump

Samira, Sameera - entertaining female companion; feminine form of the name Samir

Samiyah, Saamiya - elevated, exhalted, lofty

Samra' - soft, light tanned color

Sana, Sanaa - brilliance, splendor

Sana', Sanaa' - eminence, sublimity

Saniyah - resplendence, brilliance

Sarah - name of the wife of the Prophet Ibrahim

Sauda, Sawdah - wife of the Prophet

Sawsan - lily of the valley

Sayyidah - lady, woman

Sfiyah - righteous

Shadan - young gazelle

Shadha, Shadhaa - aroma

Shadhiyah - aromatic

Shadiyah - singer; feminine form of the name Shadi

Shafiqa - compassionate, sympathetic; feminine form of the name Shafiq

Shahd - honey, honeycomb

Shahidah - witness

Shahirah - well-known, famous

Shahlah - blush

Shahnaz - pride of the king

Shahrazad - teller of "Tales of 1,001 Nights"

Shakirah - thankful; feminine form of the name Shakir

Shama - light

Shamilah - complete, comprehensive

Shams - sun

Sharifah, Shareefa, Sherrifah - noble, honored; feminine form of the name Sharif

Shawq - longing

Shayma, Shaymaa - to look out

Shifa' - curing, healing

Shimah - nature, habit

Shiyam - nature, character

Shudun - powerful, straight

Shuhrah - fame, reputation

Shukrah - thankfulness

Shukriyah - of thanks

Shuruq - rising, shining

Sibal, Sibaal - eyes with long lashes

Siddiqah - upright, very truthful

Siham, Sihaam - arrows

Simah - sign, characteristic, expression

Sirah - see "Sarah"

Sirin, Sireen - wife of Prophet's companion Hassan ibn Thabit

Su'ad, Souad - good fortune

Subhah - in the morning

Subhiyah - of the morning

Su'da - happy, lucky

Suha - name of a star

Suhailah, Suhaylah - smooth, soft, fluent, flowing

Suhaimah, Suhaymah - small arrow

Suhair, Suhayr - proper name

Sukainah, Sukaynah - charming, likable

Sulafah - choicest

Sultanah - sultaness

Sumaira, Sumayra - diminutive of Samra'

Sumaiyah, Sumayyah - name of a lady companion of the Prophet - the first martyr in Islam

Sunbul - spikes of grain

Sundus - silk brocade

Sura, Suraa - to travel by night

Saad, Sa'd - good luck

Sa'adah - happiness

Sab - lion

Sabih, Sabeeh - beautiful, pleasant, fond

Sabir, Sabeer - patient, persevering

Sabri - of patience, perseverence

Sa'd al Din - good of the Faith

Sadad - right thing to do, lucky hand

Sadaqat - sincerity, truth

Saddam - powerful commander

Sadid - relevant, correct, right

Sadiq - sincere, truthful

Sa'dun - happy

Sa'eed, Sa'id - happy

Safi - pure, clear

Safiy - best friend

Safiy al Din - best friend of the faith

Safuh - forgiving

Safwah, Safwat - the best, the chosen

Safwan - rock, solid, pure

Sahib - companion

Sahir - wakeful

Sahl - easy to deal with

Sa'ib - appropriate, correct

Saif, Sayf, Seif - sword (of religion)

Saif al Din - sword of the faith

Sajid - one who worships God

Sajjad - one who worships a lot

Sakhr - rock

Salah - righteousness

Salah al Din - righteousness of the faith; name of the Muslim leader who liberated Jerusalem from the Crusaders

Salamah - safety

Saleh, Salih - good, right; a Prophet's name

Salim, Saleem - safe, healthy, whole, flawless

Salman - healthy, safe, wholesome; name of the first Persian to embrace Islam

Sami - high, lofty, elevated

Samih - forgiver

Samir, Sameer - entertaining companion

Samman - grocer

Sani - brilliant, splendid

Saqr - falcon

Sariyah - clouds at night; name of a companion of the Prophet

Sati - shining, bright

Saud - fortunate

Sayyar - movable

Sayyid - master

Shadi - singer, enchanter

Shadin - fawn, young deer

Shafi - mediator

Shafiq, Shafeeq - kind, compassionate, tender

Shahid - witness

Shahin - hawk

Shahir - well-known, famous

Shahjahan - king of the world

Shahzad - son of the king

Shakib - present, gift, reward

Shakir - thankful

Shams al Din - sun of the faith

Shamal - wind that comes from the north

Shamil - all comprehensive

Shamim - fragrant

Sharaf - honor

Sharif, Shareef - honest, honorable, noble, distinguished

Shawqi - affectionate

Shihab - flame, blaze

Shihab al Din - star of the Faith

Shihad - honey

Shu'aib, Shu'ayb - a Prophet's name

Shukri - thankfulness

Shumayl - complete

Siddiq - truthful, upright

Sinan - spearhead

Siraj - lighted torch

Siraj al Din - light of the faith

Sofian - devoted

Subhi - early morning

Sufyan - old Arabic name

Suhaib, Suhayb - of reddish hair or complexion; name of the first Roman to embrace Islam

Suhail, Suhayl - gentle, easy; the name of a star

Suhaim, Suhaym - arrow

Sulaiman, Sulayman - a Prophet's name (Solomon)

Sultan - sultan, king

Sumrah - brownness

Suraqah - name of a companion of the Prophet

Su'ud, Suoud - good luck


Tabassum - smiling

Taghrid - singing (as a bird)

Tahani - congratulations

Tahirah, Taahira - pure, chaste

Tahiyah - greeting

Tahiyat - greetings

Taima', Tayma' - oasis in Northwest Arabia

Takiyah - pious, righteous

Talah, Taalah - young palm tree

Talibah - seeker after knowledge

Tamadur - brilliant

Taqiyah - heedful of God

Taqwa, Taqwaa - piety, devoutness, heedfulness of God

Tarub - merry

Tasnim - fountain in paradise

Tawbah - repentence

Thana', Thanaa' - thankfulness, commendation, praise

Thara', Tharaa' - wealth

Tharwah - wealth

Thawab - reward

Thuraiya, Thurayya - star, constellation Pleiades

Thuwaibah, Thuwaybah - deserving of God's reward; name of a female companion of the Prophet

Tibah - goodness, kindness

Tuba, Tubaa - blessedness, beautitude

Tuqa, Tuqaa - heedfulness of God

Tahir - pure, clean, chaste, modest

Tahsin - beautification

Taim Allah, Taym Allah - servant of God

Taj - crown

Taj al Din - crown of the faith

Talal - nice, admirable

Talib - seeker (of truth)

Tamid - short form of the name Mutamid

Tamim - strong, complete

Tamir - rich; one who owns date palm trees

Tamam - generous

Taqiy - devout, God-fearing

Tarif, Tareef - rare, uncommon

Tariq - name of a star

Taslim - submission

Tawfiq - success (granted by God), reconciliation

Tawhid - believing in one God

Taymullah - servant of God

Taysir - facilitation (granted by God)

Tayyib - good or delicate

Thabit - firm

Thamer, Thamir - fruitful, productive

Thaqib - shooting Star

Thawab - reward

Thawban - name of a companion of the Prophet


Ubab, 'Ubaab - waves, heavy rain

Uhud - commitment, pledge

Ula - uppermost, highest

Ulfah - harmony, intimacy

Umamah - young mother; name of the Prophet's granddaughter

Umaymah - young mother

Umm Kalthum - name of the Prophet's daughter

Umniyah - a wish, an aspiration

Usaimah, Usaymah - old Arabic name

Uwaisah, Uwaysah - bilberry, whortleberry

Uzma - supreme, greatest

Ubaidah, Ubaydah - servant of God

Ubaid - faithful

Ubayy - one with high self-esteem

Udail, Udayl - old Arabic name

Uday - one who runs fast

Umar - name of the second Caliph

Umarah - old Arabic name

Umayr, Umair - old Arabic name

Umayyah - famous Arabian tribe

Urwah - support, handle

Usaim, Usaym - lion cub

Usama, Usamah - description of a lion

Utbah - old Arabic name

Uthal - name of a mountain

Uthman - name of tht third Caliph





Wa'd - promise

Wadha, Wadhaa - bright

Wadi'ah - calm, peaceable

Wafa', Wafaa' - faithfulness

Wafiqah, Wafeeqa - successful

Wafiyah - loyal, faithful

Wahbiyah - giving

Wahibah - giver, donor

Wahidah - exclusive, unique

Wajd - passion, strong emotion

Wajihah, Wajeeha - eminent, distinguished, notable

Wala', Walaa' - loyalty

Walidah - newborn

Walladah - frequently producing, prolific

Wardah, Wordah - rose

Warqa', Warqaa' - pigeon

Wasfiyah - depictive

Wasimah - pretty, beautiful

Wi'am - harmony, agreement

Wid - loving, affectionate

Widad, Widaad - love, friendship

Wifaq - harmony, consent

Wijdan - ecstacy, sentiment

Wisal, Wisaal - reunion, being together, communion in love

Wisam, Wisaam - medal, badge of honor

Wurud - roses

Waddah - bright, brilliant

Wadi - calm, peaceful

Wadid - favorable, devoted, fond

Wafiq, Wafeeq - successful

Wahab - giving

Wahhab - to give, to donate

Wahid - singular, exclusive, unequalled

Wa'il - coming back (for Shelter); one of the companions of the Prophet

Wajdi - of strong emotion, passion and love

Wajid - smooth land

Wajih - noble, notable, distinguished

Wakil - lawyer

Walid, Waleed - newborn child

Walif - befriending

Waliy Allah - supporter of God

Waliy al Din - supporter of the faith

Waqar - dignity, sobriety

Waqqas - old Arabic name

Ward - blossoms, flowers

Wasif - describer

Wasil - considerate, inseperable friend

Wasim, Waseem - graceful, good looking

Wazir - minister



Xavyr - bright

Ximraan - celebration


Yafiah - high

Yakootah - emerald

Yamha - dove

Yaminah - right and proper; blessed

Yarah - warm

Yasirah - lenient

Yasmine, Yasmin, Yasmeen - jasmine

Yumn - good fortune, success

Yumnah, Yumna - right side

Yusra, Yusraa - most prosperous

Yusriyah - most prosperous

Yahya - a Prophet's name (John)

Yaman - good tidings

Ya'qub - a Prophet's name (Jacob)

Yasar, Yasser - wealth, comfort, ease

Yasin, Yaseen - one of the Prophet's names

Yasir - wealthy

Yazan - old Arabic name

Yazid, Yazeed - God will increase, enhance

Youssef, Yusef, Yusuf - to increase; a Prophet's name (Joseph)

Yunus, Yoonus - a Prophet's name (Jonah)

Yushua - God saves

Yusri - well-to-do, wealthy


Zafirah, Zaafirah - victorious, successful

Zahidah - ascetic, abstentious

Zahirah - shining, luminous; feminine form of the name Zahir

Zahra', Zahraa' - white

Zahrah - flower, beauty, star

Zahwah - beauty, pretty

Zaida - fortunate one

Zain, Zayn - beauty

Zainab, Zaynab - an ornamented tree; name of the daughter of the Prophet

Zakiyah - pure; feminine form of the name Zaki

Zanubiya - name of a great Syrian queen

Zaynah, Zaina - beautiful; feminine form of the name Zain

Zinah, Zinat - adornment, ornamentation

Zubaidah - excellent; name of the wife of Caliph Harun Al Rashid

Zuha, Zuhaa - adornment

Zuhrah - brightness

Zuhur - to flower, to blossom, to glow

Zumurrud - emerald

Zafar - victory

Zafir - victorious

Zahid - self-denying, abstentious, ascetic

Zahir - bright, shining, flowery

Zaid, Zayd - increase, growth, abundance

Zaim, Zaym - brigadier General

Zain, Zayn - beauty

Zarif - nice, graceful, humorous

Zakariyya - a Prophet's name (Zakaria)

Zaki, Zaky - pure

Zakwan - intuitive

Zia, Ziya - splendor, light

Ziad, Ziyad - super abundance

Zubair, Zubayr - strong, powerful, smart

Zuhair, Zuhayr - bright


The information collected by Kestutis Armonas

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