Boy baby names

Disclaimer: Not all the Arabic names are well known Arabic names in the traditional sense. Some are Arabic words with good meanings. It is up to the individual to research these names and meanings before naming their child. Aaron (هارون) [ha-roon]: Prophet Aaron (PBUH) Abraham (ابراهيم) [ib-ra-heem]: Prophet Abraham (PBUH)  Adam (ادم) [ah-dem]: Prophet Adam (PBUH).  Aiden (عيدان) [ee-dan] : Plural of Eid (Islamic celebrations) and a type of Arabian perfume (oud).  Alan (علن) [al-len]: To publicise  Alan (الان) [ah-laan]: A Kurdish name meaning the one who stands at the front of the army.  Alastair (الستر) [al-sit-tir]: The protection Albie (قلبي) [qal/al-bee]: My heart. Alexander (الإسكندر) [al-esk-ken-der]: Alexander the Great.  Alfred (الفريد) [al-far-reed]: The unique one  Arthur (اثار) [ah-thar]: Neat/clean. Augustus ( أغسطس) [aw-ghus-tus]: The month of August.  Basil (باسل) [ba-sil]: Courageous  Baker (باقر) [ba-qir]: Title of the 5th imam.  Benjamin (بنيامن) [ben-nee-ya-men]: Prophet Benjamin (PBUH). Means the son of the right hand.  Conan (كونين) [kow-nain]: 2 existences, 2 universes.  Cameron (كمران) [kum-ran]: Persian name meaning handsome. Dean (دين) [deen]: Religion  Derek (دراك) [der-rak]: From the word “adrak”meaning to understand. Daniel (دنيال) [daan-yaal]: The name of an angel.  Eden (عدن) [ad-den]: The garden of Eden  Elias (الياس) [ill-yas]: Prophet Elias (PBUH) Eamonn (أيمن) [ay-men]: Of the Right hand. Felix (فلك) [fel-lik]: Orbit of a planet (also mentioned in the Quran)  Fidel (فاضل) [fa-dhil]: Generous one Fred (فريد) [fer-reed]: Unique Freddie (فريدي) [fer-reedy] : Unique Frederick (فريد-دراك): Unique – The one who understands  Gabriel (جبرائيل) [jib-ra-eel]: Angel Gabriel  Harris (حارس) [ha-ris]: Protector/Guardian Harrison (حارسون) [ha-ris-soon]: Protectors/Guardians  Ian (ايان) [ay-yan]: Time/era mentioned in the holy Quran  Idris (ادريس) [id-drees]: Prophet Idris (PBUH)  Isaac (إسحاق) [is-haak] : Prophet Isaac (PBUH) Ishmael (اسماعيل) [is-ma-eel]: Prophet Ishmael (PBUH) Jamie (جميع/جامع) [jam-mii/jam-meea]: Mosque/Gathering of people Jeffrey (جعفري) [jaa-fir-ree]: Of the house of Jafar (Jafar meaning small river). Name of the 6th Imam. Commonly used as a surname. Joseph (يوسف) [yoo-sef]: Prophet Joseph (PBUH) Jacob (يعقوب) [yaa-coob]: Prophet Jacob (PBUH)  Jayden (جيداً) [jay-yid-den]: Goodness  Joshan (جوشن) [jo-shan]: Name of a prayer (dua). Joshan Kabir. Jude (جود) [jood]: Generosity. Kian (كيان) [kay-yan]: Existence Louie (لؤي) [loo-ay]: Wild Ox. Leith (ليث) [layth]: Lion  Laurence (لورنس) [low-rens]: Lawrence of Arabia.  Malachi (مالكي) [mal-lik-kee]: House of Malik (ownership) Marcel (مرسال) [mir-sal]: Messenger  Michael (ميكائيل) [mee-ka-yeel]: Name of an angel.  Neil (نائل) [na-il]: Achiever Niall (نائل) [na-il]: Achiever Nigel (نجل) [neg-gel]: Son Noah (نوح) [nooh]: Prophet Noah (PBUH). Ray (ري) [ray] : Beautiful smell  Reece (رئيس) [ra-ees]: Leader  Ryan (ريان) [ray-yan]: A door in heaven  Raef (رائف) [ra-if]: Kind and compassionate.  Ramsey (رمزي) [rem-zee]: A sign/symbol/signal.  Raphael (رفل) [raf-fel]: Well water  Rowan (روان) [row-wan]: Delightful and Contented.  Russell (رسول) [rus-sool]: Messenger  Sammy (سامي) [sa-mee]: The elevated one Samuel [sumu-el] : King of Larsa (an ancient King of an ancient city in Iraq) Salem (سالم) [sa-lem]: Peaceful  Sultan (سلطان) [sul-taan]: Sultan  Solomon (سليمان) [su-lay-man]: Prophet Solomon (PBUH) Zachariah (زكريا) [zak-kar-ree-ya]: Prophet Zachariah (PBUH) Zane (زين) [zayn]: Goodness. 

1 thought on “Boy baby names”

  1. Finally a place I can read all the names that are actually modern and aren’t old school. Saves me time browsing the internet .


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