Sunday, July 25, 2010

Names for Boys


Muslim Boy Names
ABBAS Muhammad's uncle.
ABDUL "servant of"
ABDUL - AZIZ -"servant of the powerful one"
ABDULLAH -"servant of God"
ABDUL-RAHMAN"servant of the merciful one"
ADELjustice
ADIL "justice"
AHMAD "more commendable"
AHMED commendable
AKEEMwise
ALI "lofty" or "sublime"
AMIN "truthful"
AMIR "prince" or "commander"
ANAS Either "friendly" or "a group of people"
ANASS friendly
ANWAR "brighter"
ANWER bright
AS'AD "luckier”
AZIZ "powerful" or "beloved"
BADRfull moon
BAHA "splendor"
BAHIJhappy
BAKR "young camel"
BAQIR "to rip open"
BASIM "smiling"
BASSAM smiling
BOUTROS Arabic form of PETER
DAWUD Arabic form of DAVID
DIYA "brightness, glow"
FADI"saviour"
FADIL "virtuous, generous"
FADL "grace, generosity"
FAHD "panther"
FAHIM "scholar"
FAIZEL "a judge"
FAKHRI "honourary"
FARAG remedy
FARAJ "remedy" or "improvement"
FARID "unique"
FARIS "knight"
FAROOQ "person who can tell right from wrong"
FAROUK This was the name of the last king of Egypt.
FARUQ "person who can tell right from wrong"
FATHI "conqueror"
FAWZI "triumph"
FAYIZ "victor"
FAYSAL a judge
FEROZE successful
FIHR "stone pestle"
FIRDAUSparadise
FIRDOS "paradise"
FIROZ "successful"
FOUAD "heart"
FUAD "heart"
GABIRcomforter
GABR consolation
GAFAR stream
GALAL greatness
GAMALbeauty
GAMIL beautiful
GHALIB "conqueror"
GHASSAN "youth"
GHAYTH "rain"
GUDA goodness or excellence
GULZAR "flourishing, blooming"
HABIB "beloved"
HADI "religious guide"
HAFIZ Muslim "custodian, guardian" (Arabic)
HAIDAR "lion"
HAIDERlion
HAKEEM wise
HAKIM "wise"
HAMID "thankful, praising"
HAMZA "strong, steadfast
HANI "happy"
HARITH "good provider"
HAROUN Arabic form of Aaron
HARUN Arabic form of AARON
HASAN "good" or "beautiful"
HASHIM "crushing"
HASIM "decisive"
HASSAN This was the name of kings of Morocco.
HATIM "determined"
HAYDER lion
HAYTHAM"young eagle"
HIKMAT "wisdom"
HISEINAl-Hussein was the son of Ali and the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad
HISHAM "generous"
HOSNI "beauty, excellence"
HUSAIN Al-Hussein was the son of Ali and the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad
HUSAM "sword"
HUSAYN Al-Hussein was the son of Ali and the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad
HUSSAIN Al-Hussein was the son of Ali and the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad
HUSSEIN . Al-Hussein was the son of Ali and the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad. In more recent times this was the name of a king of Jordan.
HYDER lion
Ibrahim the son of Abraham
IHAB "gift"
IHSAN "charity"
IMAD "support" or "pillar"
IMAM "leader"
'ISAM "security, pledge"
'ISMAT "safeguarding"
IZZ-AL-DIN "glory of religion"
IZZ-ED-DIN glory of religion
JABBAR comforter
JABIR "comforter"
JABR Muslim "consolation, assistance" (Arabic)
JABRIL Arabic form of Gabriel, an angel.
JAFAR "stream
JALAL "greatness"
JAMAAL beauty
JAMAL "beauty"
JAMIL "beautiful"
JAMSHED "shining river"
JAVED "eternal"
JAWDAT "goodness, excellence"
JINAN "garden" or "paradise"
JUDA "goodness, excellence"
KAMAL"perfection"
KAMIL "perfect" (Arabic)
KARAM "generosity"
KAREEM noble and generous
KARIM "noble, generous"
KHALEEL dear friend
KHALID "eternal" KHALIFA -"successor, caliph"
KHALIL "dear friend"
KHALIQ "creator"
KHAYRAT "good deed"
KHAYRI"charitable"
KHAYYAM "tent maker"
KHORSHED Muslim Variant of KHURSHID
KHURSHID "sun"
KHWAJA "master, owner"
MAHMUD Ancient form of MUHAMMAD This was the name of the first Muslim ruler of India (11th-century). Meaning praiseworthy.
MAHOMET praiseworthy
MAKRAM "generous" or "noble"
MALAK "angel"
MALIK "king"
MANSUR "victorious"
MAS'UD "lucky"
MIHAMMAD praiseworthy
MIRZA "prince"
MIS'ID lucky
MOHAMEDpraiseworthy
MOHAMMAD praiseworthy
MOHAMMEDpraiseworthy
MUHAMMAD "praiseworthy" This was the name of the prophet who founded the Islamic religion in the 7th century.
MUHSIN "beneficent"
MUKHTAR "chosen"
MUNIR "bright, shining"
MUS'AD "lucky"
MUSTAFA "the chosen one"
MU'TASIM "faithful to God"
NABIL "noble"
NADIM "drinking companion"
NAGIB noble or intelligent
NAIL "attainer"
NA'IM "tranquil, at ease"
NAJIB "noble" or "intelligent"
NASIR"helper"
NAVEED "good news"
NIZAR "to be little".
NUR "light" or "to illuminate".
OMAR Populous or flourishing. This was the name of a 12th-century poet from Persia, Omar Khayyam.
OSAMA lion
PARVAIZ "fortunate, happy"
PARWIZ happy
QASIM "one who divides goods among his people"
QUSAY "distant"
. RA'ED "thunder"
RAFIQ "friend" or "gentle"
RAHEEM compassionate
RAHIM "compassionate"
RASHAD "good sense, good guidance"
RASHID "rightly guided"
RAZA "contentment"
RIAZ "meadows, gardens"
ROSHAN "light"
SA'D"good luck"
SA'ID "happy"
SAKHR "solid rock"
SALAH "righteous" .
SALEHrighteous
SALIH "virtuous"
SALIM "safe"
SAMEER "companion in evening talk"
SAMIR "companion in evening talk"
SAYYID "master"
SHADI "singer"
SHAFIQ "compassionate"
SHAHJAHAN "king of the world" . This was the name of the 17th-century Mogul emperor who built the Taj Mahal.
SHAHZAD "prince"
SHAKIR "thankful"
SHAQUILLE "handsome"
SHARIF "eminent, virtuous"
SHER"lion"
SHUKRI "thanking"
SOHAIL the second brightest star in the sky
SUHAIL From the Arabic name of the second brightest star in the sky, known in the western world as Canopus.
SUHAYL the second brightest star in the sky
SÜLAYMAN a sultan of the Ottoman Empire
SÜLEIMAN a sultan of the Ottoman Empire
SÜLEYMAN Süleyman the Magnificent was a sultan of the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century.
TAMID Short form of the Arabic name Mu'tamid, which is perhaps a variant of MUHAMMAD
TAREK anglicized form of Tariq.
TARIQ "he who pounds at the door"
TAWFIQ "good fortune"
UMAR "populous" or "flourishing"
USAMA "lion"
UTHMAN "baby bustard”
WALID "newborn"
WASIM "handsome"
WASSIM handsome
YAHYA Arabic form of john.
YASIR "to be rich" or "to be easy"
YASSER "to be rich" or "to be easy"
YOUSEF Arabic form of JOSEPH
YOUSSEF Arabic form of JOSEPH
YUSHUA Arabic form of JOSHUA
YUSUF Arabic form of JOSEPH
ZAIDgrowth or to increase
ZAKI "pure"
ZAYD "growth"
ZIA "splendor, light"
ZIYA light
ZIYAD "growth"