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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 2016 (USAGE OF 0.95%), except for names like Tariq which have fallen out of style. The trendier boy names here are Amir (#165), Muhammad (#352), Ali (#321), Ibrahim (#390) and Nasir (#456), while Coiro (TOP 28%) and Carro (17%) 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

Abbas

Abbas
"Stern, somber; father." Abaas 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.

Abdul

Abdul
"Servant." Used widely as baby names, Abdel, Abdul, etc. are similar to the common Abel. Commonly used in combination with another ..

Abdullah

Abdullah
"God's servant." Adoption of Abdullah, Abdella, etc. as boys' names in 2016 was a lot more than in 2006. .. 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.

Adnan

Adnan
"Settler." Less popular today. Adnan was last recorded in 2015 in the Top 2000. 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

Ahmed

Ahmed
"Highly praised or one who constantly thanks God." Adoption of Ahmad and variants was higher in 2001 and has remained widespread. 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.

Akeem

Akeem
"Wise, intelligent." Akim and variants are rarely found as first names. 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.

Ali

Ali
"High, exalted." Alia and forms were favored today. 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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