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Boy Names of Arabic Origin

Arabic baby names and what they mean, for arabic, arabia, saudi, with 189 results. These Arabic names are from the varieties of Arabic used across the Arab world, in the Middle East, North Africa and the Horn of Africa. Usage of these boy names was at its highest in 2015 (usage of 0.9%), except for names like Akeem which have fallen out of style. The trendier boy names here are Amir (#188), Muhammad (#365), Cairo (#941), Ali (#325) and Ibrahim (#435), while Carro (top 17%) and Caira (32%) are popular last names. Here is the list of Arabic names for girls.

Arabic names

Abbas - Amal | Amid - Cairo | Cid - Fouad | Gadiel - Hamza | Hannan - Jabbar | Jabir - Mahir | .. - .. | Wasim - Zuhayr

Abbas - Amal

AbbasAbbas
"Stern, somber; father." Abas is also a moderately popular boys' name. In Arabic, this name is used ..

Abda
"Servant." Uncommon. Compare Abda and common -da surnames Aruda (top 73%), Awada (34%). See also Abba.

AbdulAbdul
"Servant." Abdul was among 2015's Top names. Commonly used in combination with another ..

AbdullahAbdullah
"God's servant." Abdullah, Abdella, etc. became less trendy last year, dropping on average -3 positions as boys' names with Abdullah leading the decline. .. A royal name in Saudi Arabia ..

Abid
"God's worshipper; God knows." Abide (upper 93%), Abidi (44%) are conventional last names.

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

Adham
"Black." Alham and Asham are creative variations. See also Adnah. Also variant of Adam.

Adil
"Righteous, fair." Adil, Adeel and Adiel are hardly found as male names, and Adil appears commonly (top 54%) as a last name.

AdnanAdnan
"Settler." Adnan became more trendy in 2015, gaining +139 positions as a children's name to reach #1758. See also Adnah. .. region of the Arabian peninsula in ..

Afif
"Chaste." Not Top 2000 name. See also Aviv.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arabic names: Abbas, Abdul, Abdullah, Adnan, Ahmed

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arabic names: Akeem, Ali

AhmedAhmed
"Highly praised or one who constantly thanks God." Ahmad (top 73%) and Ahmed (82%) are commonplace male names. One of the many names of ..

Ahsan
"Perfection, excellence." Rare. Ahsan, Ehsan, Ihsan, similar to Auban, end with the androgynous -an. Also a Hindi name from Sanskrit ..

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

AkeemAkeem
"Wise, intelligent." Rare, with usage of 0.006% for Akeem and variants as baby names in 2015, higher than 0.005% the year before. Variant of Hakeem ..

Akmal
"Perfect." Unique, with the -al ending for Akmal, Aqmal, like Avital, Abdal.

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

Alem
"Wise man." Uncommon. Alem, similar to Azeem, Akeem, ends with -em.

AliAli
"High, exalted." Ali is widely used as a version. Ali was the name of the ..

Altair
"Bird." Altair, Altaer, etc. are not in the Top 2000. Also possibly of Latin origin ..

Amal
"Labor, hard work; pure; hope." Uncommon. Amal, similar to Aqmal, ends with the common androgynous -al. Familiar to Americans as the young ..

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Arabic names for boys.

1. Abbas - Amal
Abbas, Abda, Abdul, Abdullah, Abid, Abir, Adham, Adil, Adnan, Afif, Ahmed, Ahsan, Akbar, Akeem, Akmal, Alamar, Alem, Ali, Altair, Amal


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


Cid, Emir [Amir], Fadi, Fadile, Fahd, Fahim, Faisal, Faiz, Fajr, Fakhri, Faraj, Fares, Farid, Farouk, Fathih, Fawzi, Ferran, Firdos, Firoz, Fouad


Gadiel, Gadish, Gamal [Jemal, ..], Ghalib, Ghassan, Ghazi, Gilad, Gulzar, Haamad, Habib, Hadi, Hafiz, Haidar, Hakeem [Akeem], Halim, Hamal [Amal], Hamdani, Hamdi, Hamid, Hamza


Hannan, Hani, Hanif, Harun, Hasani, Hashim, Hassan [Hasani], Hilal, Husni, Hussein, Ibrahim, Ido, Idris, Ihab, Imad, Isam, Iskander, Ismail, Ismat, Jabbar


Jabir, Jafar, Jakeem, Jalal, Jamal, Jemal, Jericho, Kaden, Kadir [Qadir], Kalil [Khalil], Kamal, Kareem, Kassim, Kedar, Khadim [Khadim], Khalid, Khalil, Khanh, Latif, Mahir


Mahmud, Maimon, Majid, Malak, Malik, Mamun, Mansur, Mishal, Mosaed, Muhammad [Mahmud, ..], Munir, Mustafa, Nabil, Nadim, Nadir, Naim, Najib, Nasir, Nizar, Noor


Nuri [Noor], Nuru, Omar, Qadir, Qasim, Rabi, Radwan, Rafi, Rafiq [Rafi], Rahim, Rami, Rashad, Rashid, Rigel, Riyad, Saad, Said, Saladin, Salim, Salman


Sami, Sayid, Scirocco, Shadi, Shafiq, Shakil [Shakil], Shakir, Sharif, Siraj, Sulayman, Swahili, Tahir, Talib, Tamir, Tariq, Ubadah, Umar [Omar], Usamah, Wahib, Walid


Wasim, Yasir, Yazid, Zafar, Zahir [Zahur], Zahur, Zaki, Zero, Zuhayr

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