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Arabic Baby Names

The Arabic name Muhammad has risen to become probably the Number 1 baby name in the entire world when all its spellings are counted together. Muhammad is Number 1 in England as well as throughout the Arab world and also ranks among the Top 100 boys’ names in Scotland, Ireland, Germany, and Australia.

Arabic names in the US Top 400 for girls include Aaliyah, Amina, Layla, Fatima, and Zara.

Arabic names in the US Top 500 for boys include Amir, Malik, Nasir, Omar, and Xavier. In the Arab world, popular baby names include Maryam, Noor, Ahmed, and Ali.

Muslim parents of every nationality often choose Arabic names, so other choices such as Zayn and Zara, Samar and Rashid, Jana and Yousouf are widely used around the world.

Here is our full list of Arabic boy and girl names, but you may also want to browse our individual lists of Arabic names for girls and Arabic names for boys.