195 Islamic or Muslim Boy Names With Meanings

195 Muslim Baby Boy Names With Meanings

There are many wonderful Muslim names for boys and girls. Muslim names are inspired by the holy book of the Quran or the ancient Islamic words that are both meaningful and elegant. Traditionally, Arab Muslim male names, as well as, female names originated from Islam and traditional Arab names. In this article, we have compiled 195 Muslim names for boys. If you have recently given birth to a baby boy and are looking for Muslim names for him, then these Muslim names for boys will be ideal to choose from. From famous names in Islam to ancient Arab names, you’ll find everything here.

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Unique Islamic Baby Boy Names

Having several names to pick from can make it tough to find a unique name for your baby. Listed below are several options, whether you are looking for a name with panache or uncommon boy names that have swag:

Ashir Grateful
Askary Army or soldier.
Atif Kind, merciful
Ayaan Future
Azamat A proud man; it also means grandeur.
Alyan Great; high; and one who climbs upwards.
Bahat Flawless, pure, and spotless.
Basili Courageous.
Baqer A man of knowledge.
Einas To be at peace.
Fardan The one who is unique.
Fatihi Conqueror.
Fuzail Praiseworthy and generous.
Ghuraib Gold or silver.
Habrur It means living in luxury or blessed.
Hanan Gracious and compassion.
Harees Keen, willing, and desirous.
Hibr Ink, scholar, or a virtuous man.
Husnain The two grandsons of Prophet Muhammad
Huzaifa Wise, intelligent, intellectual
Idris A prophet and a fiery leader.
Ilhan To say something with eloquence and to read beautifully.
Imran Happiness, great pleasure
Iqdam Courageousness.
Israr Determination, resolve, and, firmness.
Iyad Support and a powerful person.
Jazeel Fabulous, tremendous, and great.
Kamil Whole and complete.
Kashaaf Finder or the discoverer.
Khateeb Speaker.
Lazim In demand or sought after.
Maatuq One who is free.
Maaz An Arabic name meaning shelter or refuge.
Mirzai Content, satisfied, and one who gains the approval and satisfaction of others.
Moiz Respectful, Allah’s name, one who protects
Mubeen One who appears, light
Muhammad Name of a prophet of Allah, appreciated
Muneeb One who turns to the right path
Muyassir One who makes something easy or possible.
Nahyan One who prevents or discourages others from doing bad things or one who has reached the heights of wisdom.
Natiq Articulate and clear and apparent.
Oraibi Keen, perceptive, intelligent, and, one who has vision.
Owaib One who repents.
Parsa Pious and virtuous.
Qamar The moon and bright and radiant like the moon.
Qudair Judgement.
Rafan Graceful.
Rayan One who is satisfied.
Sajjad One who does many prostrations
Saqlain Doubling of gravity or weight
Sawlat Influential or commanding.
Shaharyar A king.
Tabish Warmth or brilliance.
Tayyab Goodness
Turhan Of mercy
Umair One who is intelligent
Umran Prosperity
Uzair The name of a Prophet.
Wajih Noble and eminent
Yazed To grow or increase.
Yaqeen Faith and belief.
Zafar Triumph or victory.
Zarrar A great Muslim warrior
Zohaib King, leader
Zubair A wise and intelligent person.

Modern Muslim Baby Boy Names

If you are in search of modern Muslim names for your baby boy, check the list below.

Abbas Stern; lion.
Abdullah Servant Of Allah, Name of a prophet’s father
Adan Heaven
Adnan Paradise
Afzaal Kind deeds
Azam One who is the greatest of all.
Basheer One who brings good news; a bearer of good tidings.
Basil One who is fearless and brave. A variant of this name is Baseel.
Basim Smiling.
Bilal The prophet’s companion
Burhan Proof
Daniyal Intellectual man, Name of a prophet
Dawood One who is a beloved friend.
Dilbar Lover.
Eijaz Miracle.
Farhan Cheerful, Joyful, or happy.
Faraz Divine.
Fawad Heart.
Ghalib A person who wins a competition or fight.
Ghazi A fighter or a warrior.
Hafeez Protector. A variant of this name is Haffaz.
Hamid The one who deserves praise
Haroon Name of the Prophet Aaron, warrior lion
Hashim Destroyer of evil. A variant of this name is Hashaam.
Hasnain Handsome one
Hassan Handsome, benefactor
Hussain Handsome.
Ihsan Benevolence, kindness, and generosity.
Irshad Order or guidance.
Izhar Express.
Jamil Handsome.
Javed Immortal.
Kabir The great.
Kaizer An emperor.
Kasim Lovely.
Latif Variety.
Mahir Skilful.
Mahtab Moon.
Murad Desire.
Nadeem Friend.
Nadir Precious.
Naeem Happiness, benevolent, blessing
Nafees Pure.
Noman Advisable
Qasim The distributor
Rafay To elevate rank
Rafeeq A kind friend.
Rayhan Fragrance.
Rayyan Door of heaven, plentiful
Rehan King, sweet-scented, star
Riaz Practise.
Rizwan A messenger of good news.
Sameer A pleasant companion.
Shadab Fresh.
Sharif A gentleman.
Shaukat Richness.
Sohail Moonlight.
Tahir Holy.
Tariq Morning star.
Tuhin Snow.
Umar Life; age.
Waseem Handsome.
Yasir Wealthy.
Zaheer Supporter.
Zain Good light.

Popular Islamic Baby Boy Names

Some names that have become popular Muslim baby boy names lately are listed below:

Abdul Hadi One of the names of God in the Qur’an, servant of the Guide
Abdul Rehman Servant of the most gracious
Aidan Intelligent.
Amam Protection.
Anzar An angle of paradise.
Aymaan Lucky.
Bashar A bearer of good tidings.
Behzad Caring and honest.
Danish Intelligent.
Dayyan A mighty ruler.
Dinar Grandfather of Abu Bin Thabit.
Ehsas Feel.
Fahad Leopard
Faheem Intelligent, understanding
Faiz Prosperous or successful
Faizan Ruler, grace
Fardeen Incomparable.
Faseeh Eloquent.
Gauhar Precious stone.
Gulzar Garden.
Hadi A guide.
Haider Lion.
Hamdan Praiseworthy
Hamza Strong, lion, steadfast
Himayat Support.
Ibaad Worshiper.
Ilahi Divine.
Isam Protector.
Jafri A yellow flower.
Jazib Attractive.
Junaid A warrior whose strength equals that of an army.
Kaysan Wise.
Khurram Delightful.
Moin Spring fountain.
Munaf Exalted.
Murtaza Attainer of the pleasure of God
Musa A messenger, Drawn out of the water
Muzammil Title of Prophet Muhammad
Nabil Noble.
Noor Light of Allah.
Ozhan Thrower.
Parvez Peace.
Pir Wise man.
Qutub Tall.
Qazi Judge.
Rauf Kind and merciful.
Raza Handsome.
Raees Rich.
Rohan Spiritual, ascent
Saad Friend, companion
Saahil Guide, support.
Saif Sword.
Sajid One who bows down to God
Shaan Pride.
Tameez Manners.
Talib Student.
Wajeeh Commanding personality.
Waqas Soldier
Wasif Virtuous man.
Wali Guardian.
Yaseen Chief
Zahi Bright.
Zafer Victorious.
Zeeshan Of high standards.
Zimar Reputation.

Tips for Choosing a Meaningful Muslim Name for Your Baby Boy

In traditional Muslim families, babies are given a name on the seventh day of their birth. Many Muslims choose Arabic names for their babies. Here is what you should keep in mind while choosing a name for your baby.

  • Opt for a boy’s name that has the prefix ‘Abd’ to indicate servitude to god.
  • Choose a name after Prophets and righteous men.
  • The name you choose should not promote vanity and pompousness.
  • Avoid choosing names that bear connotations of bad omens or names that belong to immoral people.

It is important for Muslims to take into consideration the restrictions and suggestions made by eminent scholars before they pick a name for their children.

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Aarohi Achwal holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce and a master’s degree in English Literature. While working as an intern for an English daily, she realised that she likes writing above anything else. The idea of being heard without having to speak appeals to her. She likes to write research-based articles that are informative and relevant. She has written articles on pregnancy, parenting, and relationships. And she would like to continue creating content on health and lifestyle.