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Arabic names are from the varieties of Arabic used across the Arab world, in the Middle East, North Africa and the Horn of Africa. Baby names of Arabic origin, for arabic, arabia, saudi, arabian.

These boy names were at the height of their popularity 12 (usage of 0.053%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 0.05%, down 5%), but with names like Kareem falling out of style. The trendier boy names here are Muhammad (#399), Abdullah (#634), Ibrahim (#455), Hamza (#620) and Amir (#212), and there is a resurgence in baby name usage for Ibrahim. Molik (top 64%) and Malic (68%) are popular last names.

Here is the list of Arabic names for girls.

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Page 1/10 of 200 Arabic names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Arabic names: Abdul, Abdullah, Abraham, Ahmed, Akeem, Ali

Abbas 1 .. "Stern, somber; father." Popular as last names. Compare Abbas (top 6%) with common surname Allas (top 53%), which also ends with -as. In Arabic, this name is used ..

Abda 2 .. "Servant." Abda is seldom used as a baby name. See also Abba.

Abdul 3 .. "Servant." Less common today. Abdul was the version last recorded (1998) in the Top 1000. Commonly used in combination with another ..

Abdullah 4 .. "God's servant." Abdullah, Abdella, etc. became more trendy in 2014, gaining on average +2 positions as boys' names with Abdullah gaining the most. .. A royal name in Saudi Arabia ..

Abid 5 .. "God's worshipper; God knows." Aaabid, Abidaa and Abiddi are kreatif variations.

Abir 6 .. "Aroma; strong." Abeer, Abir, etc. are rarely found as men's names.

Abraham 7 .. .. and some of the Arabic peoples .. A highly conventional birth name (#180 the previous year), Abraham also exists frequently as a last name.

Adham 8 .. "Black." Outside Top 1000. See also Adnah. Also variant of Adam.

Adil 9 .. "Righteous, fair." Not in Top 1000.

Adnan 10 .. "Settler." Not in popularity charts. See also Adnah. .. region of the Arabian peninsula in ..

Afif 11 .. "Chaste." Not Top 1000 name. See also Aviv.

Ahmed 12 .. "Highly praised or one who constantly thanks God." Common, with usage of 0.08% for Ahmed, Ahmet, etc. as birth names in 2014, though lower than 0.0831% a year ago. One of the many names of ..

Ahsan 13 .. "Perfection, excellence." Rare. Ahsan, Ehsan, Ihsan, like Alan, end with the androgynous -an. Also a Hindi name from Sanskrit ..

Akbar 14 .. "Greatest." Not that popular as a children's name, Akbar is used more conventionally as a last name.

Akeem 15 .. "Wise, intelligent." Unusual. Akeem, Ahkeem (cf. Adem) use the -em suffix. Variant of Hakeem ..

Akmal 16 .. "Perfect." Unique, with the -al ending for Akmal, Aqmal, like Anibal.

Alamar 17 .. "Gilded, covered with gold." Alamar and Alomar are not often used as baby names. Spanish name that also means to ..

Alem 18 .. "Wise man." Not in popularity charts.

Ali 19 .. "High, exalted." Ali and Alia became more popular in 2014, rising on average +9 rankings as birth names with Ali leading the upswing. Ali was the name of the ..

Altair 20 .. "Bird." Altair, Altaer, etc. are not in the Top 1000. Also possibly of Latin origin ..

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Summary of names (grouped by variations) for Arabic names for boys.

Abbas - Altair
Abbas, Abda, Abdul, Abdullah, Abid, Abir, Abraham [Ibrahim], Adham, Adil, Adnan, Afif, Ahmed, Ahsan, Akbar, Akeem, Akmal, Alamar, Alem, Ali, Altair

Amal - Bilal
Amal, Amid, Amin, Amir [Emir], Amjad, Ammar, Anwar, Asad, Ashraf, Ashur, Asim, Atif, Ayman, Azam, Azim [Asim], Aziz, Barek, Basil, Basim, Bilal

Borak - Ferran
Borak, Cairo, Chaviv [Habib], Cid, Emir [Amir], Fadi, Fadile, Fahd, Fahim, Faisal, Faiz, Fajr, Fakhri, Faraj, Fares, Farid, Farouk, Fathih, Fawzi, Ferran

Firdos - Hamdani
Firdos, Firoz, Fouad, Gadiel, Gadish, Gamal [Jemal], Ghalib, Ghassan, Ghazi, Gilad, Gulzar, Haamad, Habib, Hadi, Hafiz, Haidar, Hakeem [Akeem], Halim, Hamal [Amal], Hamdani

Hamdi - Ishmael
Hamdi, Hamid, Hamza, Hannan, Hani, Hanif, Harun, Hasani, Hashim, Hassan [Hasani], Hilal, Husni, Hussein, Ibrahim, Ido, Idris, Ihab, Imad, Isam, Ishmael [Ismail]

Iskander - Kerem
Iskander, Ismail [Ishmael], Ismat, Jabbar, Jabir, Jafar, Jakeem, Jalal, Jamal, Jarah, Jemal, Jericho, Kaden, Kadir [Qadir], Kalil [Khalil], Kamal, Kareem, Kassim, Kedar, Kerem

Khadim - Nabil
Khadim [Khadim], Khalid, Khalil, Khanh, Latif, Mahir, Mahmud, Maimon, Majid, Malak, Malik, Mamun, Mansur, Mishal, Mosaed, Moses, Muhammad [Mahmud], Munir, Mustafa, Nabil

Nadim - Rami
Nadim, Nadir, Naim, Najib, Nasir, Nizar, Noor, Nuri [Nuriel], Nuriel, Nuru, Omar, Phoenix, Qadir, Qasim, Rabi, Radwan, Rafi, Rafiq [Rafi], Rahim, Rami

Rashad - Siraj
Rashad, Rashid, Rigel, Riyad, Saad, Said, Saladin, Salim, Salman, Sami, Sayid, Scirocco, Shadi, Shafiq, Shakil [Shaquille], Shakir, Shaquille, Sharif, Sinbad, Siraj

Sulayman - Zuhayr
Sulayman, Swahili, Tahir, Talib, Tamir, Tariq, Ubadah, Umar [Omar], Usamah, Wahib, Walid, Wasim, Yasir, Yazid, Zafar, Zahir [Zahur], Zahur, Zaki, Zero, Zuhayr