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Meaning of Muslim names

A BOYS GIRLS

Boys names Meaning Girls names Meaning


Aabid worshipper Aabidah worshipper
wheat coloured, name of the first
Aadam Aafreen brave
man
Aadil just, upright Aakifah devoted, dedicated
Aafiya good health Aalimah authority
Aalam world Aaliyah tall
Aalee sublime, high Aamilah doer of good deeds, righteous
Aamil doer, work man Aaminah peace and harmony, secure, safe
Aamir civilised Aanisah good natured, young lady
Aaqib follower Aaqilah intelligent
Aaqil intelligent Aarifah knowing
Aarif knowing, aware Aarzoo wish
Aashir living Aasimah protector, defendant, central
the name of the wife of
Aasif able minister Aasiyah
Firawn/pharaoh
Aasim guardian, protector Aatikah chosen
Aatif kind, affectionate Aatirah fragrant
Aazim determined Abeerah rose
Abahh a great worshipper of Allah Abir fragrance
Abdan from abd meaning man Ablah perfectly formed
Abd al'Alim servant of the omniscient Adilah equal
Abd al'Aliyy servant of the Most High Abqurah genious
Abd al'Azim servant of the Mighty Ada grace, expression
servant of the Mighty, the
Abd al'Azeez Afaf chastity
Powerful
Abd al'Basit servant of the extender or creator Afifah chaste
Abd al Jabbar servant of the Mighty Afra white
Abd al Ghaffar servant of the forgiver Afshan adornment aids
Abd al Ghafur servant of the forgiver Aidah visiting, returning
Abd al Hadi servant of the Guide Aishah living, prosperous
Abd al Hafiz servant of the Protector Aliyah exalted, highest social standing
Abd al Haqq servant of the Truth Almas diamond
Abd al Hakam servant of the Arbitrator Amah slave
Abd al Hakim servant of the Wise Amal hopes, aspirations
Abd al Halim servant of the Mild, Patient Amani wishes, aspirations
Abd al Hamid servant of the Praiseworthy Amatullah slave of Allah
Abd al Jalil servant of the Great Aminah trustworthy
Abd al Karim servant of the Noble, Generous Amirah princess
Abd al Latif servant of the Kind Ammarah an inhabitant
Abd al Muizz servant of the Giver of Might Anisah friendly, kind, gently
Abd al Matin servant of the Firm, Strong Arub loving to her husband
Abd al Nasir servant of the Helper Anjum stars
Abd al Quddus servant of the Most Holy Aqeelah wise, sensible
Abd al Rafi servant of the One Who Elevates Aribah wise

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Meaning of Muslim names

servant of the Most


Abd al Rahim Asma excellent, prescious
Compassionate
Abd al Rahman servant of the Merciful, Gracious Azeemah great
Abd al Rashid servant of the Rightly Guided Azeezah dear, powerful, cheerished
servant of the Maintainer, the
Abd al Razzaq Azra maiden pious woman
Provider
Abd al Rauf servant of the Most Merciful Azzah young female gazelle
Abd al Khaliq servant of the Creator
Abd al Sabur servant of the Patient
Abd al Samad servant of the Eternal
Abd al Sami servant of the All-Hearing
Abdullah servant of God
Abd al Wahid servant of the One
Abd al Wahhab servant of the Giver
Abbud worshipper
Abdul Ahad slave of Allah
Aboo father
Adeel Just
Adham Black
Adnan proper name
Afdaal superior
Afeef pure, chaste, pious
Ahmad praised one
Ajwad most generous
Akhtar star, good man
Akram more noble
Alaa height, elevation
Ali most high, attribute to Allah
Aman safety, protection
Amin safe, trustworthy
Anees friendly
Anwwaar light
Aqeel wise, intelligent
Areeb skillful
Arshad Rightly guided
Arshaq handsome
Asad more happy, more lucky
Asghar shorter, smaller, junior
Ashfaq kindness
Ashraf more honourable
Aslam safer, more free
Ayman right hand
Azhar shining, luminous

B Boys girls

Baaqir fierce lion Baha worth, value

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Meaning of Muslim names

Badr full moon Bahar spring, bloom


Badee novel, rare, wonderful Bahirah dazzling, brilliant
Baha beauty, elegance Bahiyyah beautiful, radiant
Bahir prevailing, dazzling Bakhtawar fortunate, lucky
Bashshar bringer of glad tidings Barakah blessing
Bahr ocean Bareerah pious
Bajala honoured, venerated Basheerah bringer of glad tidings
Baleel moisture Batinah hidden, inner
Baligh eloquent, learned Batool virgin, pure, chaste
Barakah blessings Beena seeing, clear sighted
Barr just, pious Bilqees name of the queen of Sheba
Basil brave Bariah excellent
Basim smiling, happy Basimah smiling
Burhan evidence Basmah smile
Bilal water, freshness Bushra good news
Bishr joy
Burhan proof
name of the brother of Yusuf
Binyaameen
(sa)

D boys girls

Daanish wisdom, learning, science Darakhshaan shining


Daanyaal name of a prophet Dawlah wealth
Dahhak one who laughs much Deeba brocade
Dameer heart, conscience Deenah obedience
Dawlah happiness, riches Duha fore noon
Dawud name of a prophet Dujanah rain
Dayyan a mighty ruler Durdanah pearl
Deen relilgion Durrah eloquent, pearl
Dilawar brave, courageous
Dildar charming, beloved
Diya light
Duha fore noon

F boys girls

Faadhil an accomplished person Faakhirah excellent, precious, honourable


one who knows right from
Faarooq Faadhilah knowledge and virtue
wrong
Fadi redeemer Fadeelah superior
Fadil outstanding, honourable Faheemah intelligent
Fahim intelligent Fahmeedah intelligent
Faiq superior, outstanding Faizah successful
Faiz favour, grace Fakeehah cheerful
Faizal arbitrator, impartial judge Falak star
Fakeeh cheerful Farah happiness, joy
Fakhir excellent, honourable Fareedah precious, unique
Farid unique Farhaanah glad, joyful
Faraz height, ascent Farhat delight, pleasure
Farhaan joyful Farihah happy
Fatih beginner, opener, conqueror Faseehah eloquent
Fatin clever, smart Fatimah weaner
Fattah one who attains victory Fatinah captivating
Faws success, salvation Fatihah opening
Fawzan successful, salvation Fawz success
Fayzan beneficence Fawziyah victorious, successful
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Meaning of Muslim names

Feerozah a precious stone


Fiddah silver
Firdaws garden, paradise

G boys girls

Ghaffar most forgiving, most merciful Ghadah beautiful


Ghaffoor most forgiving, most merciful Ghalibar dominent
Ghaith rain Ghaliyah fragrant
Ghalib victor Ghayda young and delicate
Ghanee prosperous, independent Ghazalah gazelle, delicate
Ghannam shepherd Ghaziyah warrior
Ghauth helper, defender Gohar precious stone
Ghayoor self respecting Gul-e-Rana sweet smelling rose
Ghazawan warrior Gulshan flower garden
Ghufran forgiving
Ghulam slave, servant
Ghutayf affluent
Gohar diamond, precious stone
Gulab rose
Gulshan flower garden
Gulsar garden, an inhabited town

H boys girls

Habeel Adam's son Abel Haafizah guardian, protector


Habib beloved, friend Haalah crescent-shaped earring
one who praises and glorifies
Hadee director, guide Haamidah
Allah
Hafeez guardian, protector Habeehah beloved
Hafs lion Habeebah one who is lovely, beloved
Hakam mediate Hadeeqah garden
Hakeem philosopher, a wise person Hadiyah guide
Haleef confederate Hafsah name of a 'mother of believers'
Halim kind, patient, compassionate Hakeemah wise, physician
Hamd praise Haleema compassionate
Hamdan the one who extols, lauds Hamra red
Hameem friend Haniyah cool, pleasant, calm
Hami protector, supporter Hannah happiness, affection
Hamid one who praises Allah Haseenah beautiful
Hammam hero Hassaanah most pious, most beautiful
Hamza lion Hasna beautiful
one who constantly glorifies
Hameed Hawwa Arabic name for Eve
Allah
Haneef upright, true Hibba beloved
Hanifah upright Huda right guidance
Haqq truth Humayrah red
Hareem respectable Husna beautiful
Haris guard, trustee
name of a prophet (Moses'
Harun
brother)
Hasan beautiful
Haseen beautiful, smart
Hashid one who rallies people
Hashim one who shatters, crushes
Hashir one who assembles
Hilaal new crescent moon
Hisham generosity
Hatim judge
Hayaat life

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Meaning of Muslim names

Haytham young hawk


Hudhayfah an old Arabic name
Hurairah kitten
Husayn beautiful
Hud name of a prophet
Humaam gallant, brave, noble
Hurrah liberal, free
Huzayfah shortening,curtailing

I boys girls

Ibrahim Abraham Iffat purity, modesty


name of a prophet, first to use
Idris Ikram honour, generosity
pen
Ihsaan favour Ilham intuition
Ihtishaam magnificence, glory Iman faith, belief
Ikhlas sincerity, selfless worship Imtihal obedience
Ikram honour, favour, treat kindly Inas sociability
Ikramah pigeon Intisar triumph
Iltifat friendship, kindness Ismat chastity, honour, protection
Ilyas name of a prophet Izdihar flourishing, blossoming
Imad support
Imran population, name of a prophet
Imtiaz distinction, imminence
Inaam reward, prize, favour
Iqbal prosperity, approval
wisdom, knowledge,
Irfan
thankfulness
Irshad guide, instruct
Isa Arabic name for Jesus (sa)
Ishaq name of a prophet
Islam submission to Allah
Ismail name of Abraham's (sa) son
Israeel the chosen one (of Allah )
Iyadd generous
Izzat honour, high rank

J boys girls

Jaan life, soul Jaan life


Jabal mountain Jabeen forehead
Jabir comforter, consoler Jaleelah glorious
Jafar rivulet, stream Jameelah beautiful
Jalal glory, grandeur Juhi fragrant flower
Jaleel great, glorious Jumanah pearl
Jamal beauty, elegance Jumaynah gem
name of one of the 'mothers of
Jameel graceful, beautiful, handsome Juwariyah
believers
Jarir corpulent
Jaseem corpulent, bulky
Jawad beneficent, liberal, generous
Jawdan goodness
Jibreel Gabriel
Jiyad very good
Jihad holy struggle
Jubayr compelled
Jumanah pearl

K boys girls

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Meaning of Muslim names

Kafeel responsible, sponsor Kaleemah speaker


Kaleem speaker, talker Kamaliyah perfection
Kamal perfection Kamilah perfect
Kamil perfect Kaneez slave
Karim generous, noble Kanz treasure
Kathir plenty Kanzah treasure
Kawkab star Karimah noble, generous
Kaysan wise Kas glass
Kazim one who restrains his anger Kaukab star
Khabbab one who walks fast Kawthar name of river in paradise
first wife of prophet
Khadim servant, attendant Khadijah
Muhammad (saw)
Khafid easy, comfortable, smooth Khalidah permanent
Khalaf successor, descendants Kharqa strong wind
Khalid abiding, permanent Khatoon lady
Khalil friend Khawlah deer
Khaliq deserving, polite Khayrah good
Khabeer informer Khayriyyah charitable, good
Khasib productive, fertile Khazanah treasure
Khateeb orator, preacher Khidrah green
Khayri charitable, beneficent Khuwaylah gazelle
Khazin treasurer Kulthum old Arabic name
Kuwaysah pretty

L boys girls

Laaiq worthy, deserving Laiqah worthy, deserving,decent


Labib sensible, intelligent Labibah wise
Lateef agreeable, delicate Latifah subtle, gentle, kind
Liyaaqat worth, capability, deserving Layla old Arabic name
Liqman name of a prophet Lina tender
Lufti kind, friendly Lubabah innermost essence
Lut name of a prophet Lubna storax, styrax
Lama darkness of lips

M boys girls

Madhat praise Madhat praise


Mahboob beloved Madihah praiseworthy
Maheen fine or thin texture, feeble voice Mahfooza protected
Mahfooz protected, safe Mahirah expert, adept
Mahdi guided to the right path Mahmoodah praised
Mahir expert, skilled, adept Maimoonah blessed, of good fortune
Mahmood praised Majidah glorious, skillful
of good and honourable
Majeed glorious, noble Makarim
character
Makhdoom one who is served Malak angel
Makin strong, firm Maleehah beautiful and charming lady
Malik master Malikah queen, owner
Mamoon safe, trustworthy Manhalah spring
Mamoor civilized Mansoorah defended
Mansoor one who is helped and defended Mariyah lady with fair complexion
Manzar view, sight Marjanah precious stone
Maqbool chosen, accepted Maryam name of Jesus' (ra) mother
Maqil intelligent Masabeeh lamps, lights
Maroof well known, famous, noted Mashoodah evidenced
Marzuq blessed, fortunate Masoodah blissful, fortunate
Masroor delightful Masoomah innocent
Masud happy, lucky Mateenah strong solid, of resolute mind
Mateen solid, constant, tough May old Arabic name
Mazhar witness Mehtab moon
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Meaning of Muslim names

Mehtab the moon Misbah lamp, light


Miftah key Miskeenah humble
Minhaj road, path Mubashirah bringer of good news
Misbah lamp Mubeenah manifest, clear
Mualim teacher Mufidah useful
Muadh protected Muhsinah one who favours
Muazzam honoured, respected Mujeebah one who answers
a lady who offers peace and
Mubarak blessed, auspicious, fortunate Muminah
harmony
Mubashir one who gives good news Mumtaz distinguished, exalted
Mubin clear, obvious Muna wish, desire
Mueen helper Munawwar shining, bright
Mueez protector Muneebah one who turns to Allah
Mufakkir thinker, one who meditates Mubeenah helper
Mufallah one who prospers Muneerah brilliant, shining
Muflih one who succeeds, prospers Munisah sympathetic
Mujeeb one who answers Munyah wish, desire
Muhibb friend Muslimah a Muslim woman
Muhammad praised Mustaeenah one who prays for help
Muhsin beneficent, charitable Muzaynah adornment
Muhtashim one with many followers Musnah rain, clouds
Mujahid warrior
Mukarram respected, honoured
Mukhtar selected, authorised
Mumin one who believes
Mumtaz distinguished
Munzir Warner
Murabbi guardian, patron
Murad desire
Musa Moses
Musharraf one who is honoured
Muslim submitting himself to Allah
Mustafa chosen
Muzaffar victorious
Muzzammil wrapped

N boys girls

Nabeel noble, intelligent Nabihah intelligent


Nabhan noble, outstanding Nabilah noble
Nabih noble, outstanding Nada dew, generosity
Nadeem friend, companion Nadeemah companion, friend
Nadir dear, rare Nadirah rare, precious
Nadr flourishing Naeemah ease, blessing
Naeem blessing, ease, pleasure Nafeesah exquisite, precious
Nafees nice, pure, exquisite Nafiah profitable
Majeeb of noble birth Nageenah precious stone
Naji one who rescues, safe Naheedah honourable, attractive
Naqeeb leader Nailah obtainer, acquirer, achiever
Naseem cool breeze, fragrant air Najah success
Naseer one who helps Najeebah of noble birth
Nasih advisor, well wisher Najiyah successful
Nasr help Najmah star
Naushad happy Nakhat fragrance
Naveed glad tidings Naqeebah leader, head
Nawfal generous Naseemah breeze
Nazeef clean, chaste Nasreen a white rose
Nazeer warner Nasilah honey
Nihal happy, prosperous Nairah helper, matching
Niyaz dedication Nazeefah clean, chaste
Nizam administration, order, system Nazimah administrator
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Meaning of Muslim names

Nooh Noah Nazirah observer


Noor light Nazuk delicate
Nuri shining Nelofar lotus, waterlily
Nida call
Nimat blessings, loans
Nudar gold
Nuha intelligence, mind
Nur light
Nusrat help, support,
Nuzrat cheerfulness

Q boys girls

Qabeel Kain (Adam's (sa) son Qabalah responsibility


Qadi judge Qabilah consenting
Qadim ancient Qabool accepted
Qadir powerful Qailah one who speaks
Qamar moon Qamar moon
Qani satisfied, consent Qaniah contented
Qanit obedient, submissive, humble Qaraah cloudlet
Qareeb near Qareebah near
Qaseem share, portion Qisaf brittle
Qasim divider, distributor Quddusiyyah pious, blessed
Qaim rising, standing Qudsiyah holy
Qawee strong, firm, powerful Quraybah utricle
Qayyoom everlasting Qurrat ul Ayn delight of the eyes
Qurban offering, sacrifice
Quddoos pure, free from any defects
Qutb pivot, axis, pole
Qutub northern star

R boys girls

Raashid major, guided, intelligent Raashidah pious, righteous


Raaghib willing, desirous Raadiah pleased, happy
Rabah profit, gain Rabiah garden
Rabbani divine Rabitah bond, tie
Rabee spring Radiyah pleased
Rabiah greenery Raeesah princess, noble lady
Rabit binding, fastening Rafa happiness, prosperity
Radi well pleased Rafeeah sublime, exalted
Raees rich, wealthy Rafeeqah friend, companion
Rafee intelligent Raghd pleasant
Rafiq friend, companion Rahat comfort
Rahat rest, peace, repose Raheemah merciful, kind
Rahman most kind, most merciful Rahilah one who travels
Rahmat mercy Raidah leader
Raheem most kind, most merciful Raihaanah a bouquet of flowers
Rajaa hope Raiqah clean, pure, undisturbed
Rajab name of the 7th month Raja hope
Rakhshan shining, bright Rajiyah current, popular
Rakin respectful Rakhshinda bright, resplendant
Ramadan name of the 9th month Rameesah hidden
Ramiz symbol Rameethah wise
Raonaq lustre Ramlah sand
Raseem who who designs Rana graceful, lovely
Rashad right guidance Rand tree of good scent
Rashdan guidance, rectitude Rani queen
intelligent, prudent, rightly
Rasheed Raniyah gazing
guided
Rasool messenger Rasha young gazelle
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Meaning of Muslim names

Rawahah fragrance, ease Rashad righteous


Rawdah garden meadow, paradise Rasheedah wise, mature, guided
Rawh rest, refreshment Rawahah comfort, ease
Rayhan basil, fragrance Rawdah garden, park
Razeen solemn, sober minded Rawiyah transmitter
Razzaq privider, sustainer Rawnaq light, luster
Rida pleasure, approval Razeenah gentle
Ridwan approval Rida pleasure
Rifaah dignity Ridwana pleasure, delight
Riyaadh garden Rifat dignity, elevation
Riyasat rule, dominion Roshan bright
Roshan bright, shining Rumaanah pomegranate seed
Rukanah firm, solid Ruqayyah rise
Rushd on the right path Ruwaydah walking gently
Ruwayfi exalted

S boys girls

Saadat prosperity Saadat blessing


Saajid one who is prostrating Saadiqah true, sincere
Saalim safe, sound, complete Saajidah prostrating in prayer
Sabah dawn Saarah sheet, veil
Sabahat beauty, grace Saahirah earth, moon
Sabeeh radiant, bright Saalihah virtuous, righteous
Saboor patient Saba morning breeze
Sabiq previous Sabeehah beautiful, of fair complexion
Sabir patient, forebearing Sabiqah past, previous
Sa'd felicity, prosperity Sadaqat truth
Sadan happy, fortunate Sadiqah truthful
Sadaqat truth Sadiyah blessed
Sadeem haze, mist Saeedah fortunate
Sadeeq friend Safa purity, serenity
Sadiq true, truthful Safeenah ship
Sadr chest, chief Safeerah messenger, ambassador
Saeed fortunate, blissful Safiyyah pure, righteous
name of one of Moses' (sa)
Safeenah ship Safoorah
wives
Safiyy chosen one Sagheerah short
Safwan rock Sahar dawn, morning
Sagheer small, short Sahirah wakeful
Sahab cloud Sahlah smooth, soft
Sahib friend, companion Saimah one who is fasting
Sahl easy, soft, smooth Sajidah one who prostrates
Sa'id forearm Sakeenah tranquillity, calm, comfort
Saif sword Salamah safe, peace, salvation
Saim fasting Salimah healthy, sound, safe, mild
Sa'ir walking Salihah righteous
Sa'irah walking Salma peaceful
Sajid prostrate Samah generosity
Salah goodness, rightness, honesty Sameeah hearing
Salam peace Sameenah healthy
Salamah safety Samihah generous
Saleem sound, sincere Samiyah elevated, lofty
Salih righteous Sana brilliance
Salim safe, sound Sanjeedah serious
mild, affable, perfect, cool name of one of Ibrahim's (sa)
Salman Sarah
temper wives
Samir a story teller Sarwari chief
Sami listener Sawdah black
Samit quiet Sawsan lily of the valley
Saood fortunate, pious, prosperous Shaakirah grateful, contended

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Meaning of Muslim names

Sattar one who conceals faults Shaahidah witness


Sawa equal, same Shabeehah picture, image
Sayf sword Shabnam dew
Sayfiyy concerning sword Shad happy
Sayhan flowing Shadan happy
Sayid master Shadha aromatic
Shaafee healer Shadiyah singer
Shaakir grateful, contended Shafeeqah affectionate
Shaahid witness Shafiah one who recommends
Shaaheen white falcon Shafqat affection
Shabab youth Shaguftah happy, blooming
Shabeer youthful, virtuous Shaheenah flacon
Shad happy Shaheerah well known
Shafaat recommendation Shahidah witness
Shafee intercessor Shahla dark flower, dark grey eyes
Shafeeq kind-hearted Shahnaz bride
Shah king Shaistah polite, curteous
Shahaab flame Shajeeah brave
Shaikh chief Shakeelah beautiful
Shajee bold, courageous Shama lamp, light
Shakeel handsome Shamamah fragrance, perfume
Shakir grateful Shameelah beautiful, quality
Shakoor most grateful Shamaamah perfume
fragrance, sweet smelling
Shameem Shameemah fragrance
breeze
Shams sun Shamoodah diamond
Shan dignity, splendour Shareefah noble
Shaqeeq real brother Shareekah partner
Sharaf honour Shariqah shining
Shareef noble Shifa cure
Shariq radiant, bright Shireen sweet
Shaukat grandeur, dignity Shu'a sunlight
Shifa cure Shurafa noble
Shihab star Siddiqah truthful
Shuaa sunshine Sitarah star
Shujaa brave, bold Sughra small
Siraj light, lamp Suhaylah canopus (star)
Subayah handsome Suhaymah small arrow
Subbooh extremely pure Sukaynah comfort, ease, calm
Subhi early morning Sultanah empress, queen, ruler
Sufyan quick winds Sumayrah brownish
Suhayb reddish hair and complexion Sumayyah exalted
Suhayl canopus (star)
Sulayman name of a prophet
Suwayd black
Su'ud good luck

T boys girls

Taaj crown Taahirah pure, chaste, pious


Taariq morning star Taban glittering, splendid
Taalib seeker Tabassum smiling
Taahir pure, chaste, clean Tahirah pure, chaste, pious
Taban glittering Tahseenah acclaim
Tabassum smiling Taibah repentant
Tabish brilliance Taj crown
Taha name of surah in the Quran Tali rising star
Tahir pure, clean Talat rising
Tahoor purity Talibah student
Tahseen acclaim, appreciation Tamanna desire
Tajammul dignity Tanweer radiant, illuminating

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Meaning of Muslim names

Talat apperance, countenance Tara star


Tali rising, ascending Tarannum singing
Talib student Tawoos peacock
Tamanna wish, desire Tasneem name of fountain in paradise
Tameem complete, perfect, strong Taybah pure, excellent
Tameez manners, distinction Tayyibah sweet, pure, chaste
Tamkeen dignity, power Thaman price
Tanweer illuminate, rays of light Thamar fruit
Taqee pious, righteous Thameenah precious, costly
Tarannum singing Thana praise
Tasawwar idea Thara wealth
Tasneem name of a heavenly fountain Tharwat wealth
Tawbah repentance Thawab reward
Tawfeeq divine guidance Thubaytah brave
Tawoos peacock Thuraiyaa cluster of stars
Tawqeer veneration, honour, respect Tooba good news
Tawseef praise
Tayyib good, sweet, pure
Thabit firm, stable
Thaman price, worth
Thameen precious, invaluable
Tihami a title of the prophet
Tooba good news
Tufail mediation, intercession

U boys girls

Ubadah worship Ulfat affection, love


Ubayd worshipper Umaymah mother
name of lady who breastfed
Ubaydullah worshipper of Allah Umme-Ayman
prophet
name of one of prophet's
Ubay old Arabic name Umme- Habeebah
wives
Ulfat friendship, love, affection Umme-Rpp,aam name of Abu Bakr's (sa) wife
Umar life Umme-Salmaa name of Abu Bakr's (sa) mother
name of one of prophet's
Umarah habitation Umme-Salmah
wives
Umayr residents Unaysah friendly, exaltation
Unays friendly Uzma great, dignified
Uqbah consequences
Urooj mounting, rising
Urwah evergreen, bond
Usamah name of well known sahaba
Utbah threshold
Uthman name of third khalifah
Uwayam a float, buoyant
Uways old Arabic name
Uzayr precious

W boys girls

Waajid inventor, wealthy Waajidah one who endeavours


Waahid one, unique Waahidah one, unique
Waasi capacious, ample Wafa faithfulness
Wadood friend, companion Wafiqah successful
Wafa faithfulness, fidelity Wafiyyah loyal, faithful
Wafiq successful Wahabah name of poetess
Wahb donation, grant, gift Waheebah one who gives
Wahhaj shining, illuminated Waheedah unique
Wail coming back (for shelter) Wajahat respect

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Meaning of Muslim names

Waiz preacher Wajihah beautiful, eminent


Wajahat dignity Wakalat advocacy
Wajeeh noble Wakeelah agent
Wajid one who finds Waliyah princess
Wakalat advocacy, agency Waqar dignity
Wakeel counsellor, attorney Wardah rose
Walee prince, friend, guardian Warithah successor
Waleed newborn Waseefah female servant
Waliyullah supporter of the faith Waseemah pretty, elegant
Waqar dignity, modesty Wasilah one who joins
Waqif aware, acquainted Wazeerah female minister
Waraqah leaf Widad love, friendship
Warid arriving, descending, incoming Widan sentiment
Waseef page, domestic servant Wisal communion in love
Waseem handsome
Wasi trustee, guardian
Wathiq confident, sure, convinced
Wazeer minister, secretary
Walayat guardianship, authority
Wuhayb something bestowed

Y boys girls

Yaaseen name of surah of the Quran Yaasameen sweet smelling flower (jasmine)
Yaameen blessed Yaqoot ruby
Yahya name of a prophet Yasmeen jasmine
Yaman proper name Yasmeena jasmine
Yaqeen belief Yumn good fortune, success
Yaqoob name of a prophet Yumna right sided
Yaqoot precious stone Yusayrah easy
Yar friend Yusra easy, the left side
Yasar ease, wealth
Yasir easy
Yathrib former name of city of Madinah
Yawar helping
Yazeed addition, increase
Yuhannis name of a freed slave of Zubayr
Yuhans name of freed slave
Yunus name of a prophet
Yusr ease, convenience
Yusuf name of a prophet

Z boys girls

Zaahid devotee Zaahidah hermit


Zaahir apparent, evident Zaahirah blooming flower
one who constantly glorifies
Zaakir constantly praising Zaakirah
Allah
Zafar victory Zaakiyah keen perception, sharp mind
Zafeer of firm intention Zafeerah firm, successful
Zaheer blooming, shining Zafirah victorious
Zaid excess, abundance Zaheerah helper, shining
Zain ornament, beauty, grace Zahidah abstinent
Zaka intelligence Zahirah obvious
Zakariya name of a prophet Zahra white, beautiful
Zakee pure, virtuous Zahrah flower, beauty, star

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Meaning of Muslim names

Zaki pure, chaste Zaib beauty


Zareef witty, charming Zairah visitor
Zayd superabundance Zainab beautiful fragrant tree
Zeeshan grace, elegance Zaitoon olive tree, olive fruit
Zill shadow Zaitoonah olive
one who remembers Allah
Ziyad generosity Zakirah
regularly
Zokaa dawn, morning Zakiyah pure, intelligent
Zubayr brave, wise Zaleekhah beautiful
Zufar lion Zameelah companion
Zuhoor appearing, visibility Zareefah witty
Zuhayr bright Zarqa blue
Zulfaqaar name of a celebrated sword Zayb adornment
Zulkifl name of a prophet Zayba beauty, adornment
Zayn beauty, grace
Zaynnab beautiful fragrant tree
Zaynah beautiful
Zeenat beauty
Zubaidah butter, cream
Zubdah butter
Zuhayra courage
Zulaikhah beautiful, dazzling

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