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Muslim Names

  1. HajiHeart
    • Origin:

      Swahili
    • Meaning:

      "born during the pilgrimage to Mecca"
    • Description:

      A name appropriate for boys born during the hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca every Muslim is expected to make once in his lifetime.
  2. ZuberiHeart
    • Origin:

      Swahili
    • Meaning:

      "strong"
    • Description:

      Zuberi has separate origins as a Swahili given name meaning "strong," and an Arabic surname — primarily among Sunni Muslims in Pakistan — meaning "superior."
  3. KadidaHeart
    • Origin:

      Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "premature child"
    • Description:

      Kadida is an Anglicized form of the Arabic name Khadija, wife of the Muslim prophet Muhammad.
  4. AbrarHeart
    • Origin:

      Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "virtuous"
    • Description:

      An attractive Arabic name popular among Muslims.
  5. MousaHeart
    • AmalHeart
      • Origin:

        Hebrew
      • Meaning:

        "laborer"
      • Description:

        Amal is the name of a male figure in the Bible, a member of the tribe of Asher. Not, in this case, Mrs. George Clooney.
    • BasulHeart
      • MansurHeart
        • Origin:

          Arabic
        • Meaning:

          "divine aid"
        • Description:

          Prevalent Arabic name that suggests a man who is sure of himself.
      • SabiraHeart
        • Origin:

          Feminine variation of Sabir
        • Meaning:

          "patient"
        • Description:

          Sabira is an appealing Arabic name that refers to one of the essential Quranic qualities of patients. Sabri is another form of the name that can be used for both girls and boys and has a modern, adorable sound.
      • RezaHeart
        • QitarahHeart
          • Origin:

            Arabic
          • Meaning:

            "fragrant"
          • Description:

            An intriguing Arabic option, also spelled Qitara.
        • QamarHeart
          • Origin:

            Arabic
          • Meaning:

            "moon"
          • Description:

            Appealing in part because of its similarity to the likable Omar.
        • UmarHeart
          • Origin:

            Arabic
          • Meaning:

            "flourishing, thriving"
          • Description:

            A possible alternative to the more popular (and attractive) Omar.
        • AmmirasHeart
          • Origin:

            Arabic, 'commander"
          • Description:

            Related to Amir and Amira, an antiquated name that holds some modern appeal.
        • AbánHeart
          • Origin:

            Persian
          • Meaning:

            "clearer"
          • Description:

            A benevolent genie in Persian myth, used by Latino and Muslim families.
        • HalimahHeart
          • Origin:

            Arabic
          • Meaning:

            "gentle and patient"
          • Description:

            The name of the Prophet Muhammad's childhood nurse carries special resonance for Muslim parents.
        • CamiliaHeart
          • SalimHeart
            • Origin:

              Arabic
            • Meaning:

              "safe"
            • Description:

              Distinguished by association with renowned African diplomat Salim Ahmed Salim, this name is popular in many variations throughout the Arab world. Its use is growing in the US as well, especially in its Salem version.
          • AmayahHeart
            • Description:

              Debuted in the US Top 1000 in 2016.
          • LatifahHeart
            • Origin:

              Arabic
            • Meaning:

              "kind and gentle"
            • Description:

              Singer-actress Queen Latifah -- born Dana Owens -- makes this North African Muslim name sing.