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What does Haidar mean?

Haidar Pronunciation of Haidar [haidar] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Haidar is "lion". Prophet Muhammad's son-in-law Ali was known was Haidar Allah.

Associated with: arabic, lion, prophet, law (just).


Haidar has 4 variants: Haider, Haydar, Hayder and Hyder.

Creative forms:
(male) Hedar, Hodar, ..

(female) Haimar, Haiter, ..

Middle name pairings:
Haidar Otto (H.O.), ..

How popular is Haidar?

Haidar is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#38035 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Displayed below is the birth name history of Haidar for boys. Haidar has not been ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Haidar name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Haidar outside U.S.

Similar Names

Haidar is alike in pronunciation to Hadar, Hadur and Heder. Other suggested similar names are Barbar, Cadmar, Caidan, Danar, Fajar, Garpar (see Gaspard), Haamad, Haddan, Hadden, Haddin, Haddon, Haden, Hadi, Hadon, Hagan, Haggan, Hailey, Haily (see Haley), Haim, Hakan, Haldan, Halden, Hallam, Halldor, Halvar, Halvard, Halvdan, Halver, Halward, Hamar, Hamdani, Hamilcar, Hammad, Hammar, Hammer, Hannan, Hardon, Hardy, Harinder, Harkan, Harpal, Harper, Harpur, Harvard, Havier, Haward, Haydan, Haydn, Haydon, Haylan, Hazard, Heitor, Hilal, Hilar, Jabar, Jafar, Jaffar, Jayar, Kadar, Kaidan, Kedar, Lamar, Lavar, Makar, Palmar, Qadar, Ragnar, Raynar, Tilar, Vidar, Yakar and Zaphar. These names tend to be more commonly used than Haidar.

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