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Names starting with 'A'


Muslim Names Starting with the Alphabet 'A'
Name Pronounced M/F Origin Meaning Note
Aabroo Aa-broo F Persian Honour; Fame; Dignity -
Aadam Aa-dam M Arabic / Hebrew Earth; Man of red earth; Man; Mankind The first man created by Allah Almighty; The First Prophet of Allah Almighty
Aadil Aa-dil M Arabic Just; Upright -
Aadila Aa-dil-aa F Arabic Just; Upright -
Aaid Aa-id M Arabic Restore -
Aalam Aa-lam M Arabic World See Alam - See Alim
Aali Aa-lee M Arabic High; Tall; High ranking; Eminent -
Aalim - - - - See Alim
Aamir Aa-mir M Arabic Imperial; Abundant; Inhabited Prosperous; Full of life; Substantial Commander; Ruler; Chief -
Aamira Aa-mir-aa F Arabic Imperial; Abundant; Inhabited -
Aaqil Aa-kil M Arabic Wise; Judicious; Intelligent -
Aarif Aa-rif M Arabic Knowing; Aware; Learned; (Intimate knowledge of Allah) The highest position a mystic can attain
Aarzoo Aar-zoo F Persian Desire; Wish; Hope -
Aas Aas M Persian Hope; Desire -
Aashiq Aa-shik M Arabic Lover -
Aasim - - - - See Asim
Aasir Aa-sir M Arabic Captivating; Fascinating -
Aban A-baan M Arabic Clear; Distinct -
Abbad Ab-baad M Arabic Worshipper -
Abbas Ab-baas M Arabic (A furious) lion; (One who frowns a lot) Uncle of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
Abbood - - - - See Abbud
Abbud Ab-bood M Arabic (Devoted) worshipper -
Abd Abd M Arabic Servant A prefix used with attributes of Allah Almighty to form compound names, eg. Abdul Aziz, servant of Aziz (The Powerful)
Abdallah - - - - See Abdullah
Abduh Ab-duh M Arabic His (Allah's) servant An epithet of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
Abdul Ab-dul M Arabic (Servant of) A prefix used with attributes of Allah Almighty to form compound names, eg. Abdul Aziz, servant of Aziz (The Powerful)
Abdul Ahad Abd-ul Aa-had M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Ahad (The One) -
Abdul Aleem Abd-ul A-leem M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Aleem (The All-Knowing) -
Abdul Awwal Abd-ul Aw-wal M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Awwal (The First) -
Abdul Azim Abd-ul A-zeem M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Azim (The Mighty) -
Abdul Aziz Abd-ul Az-eez M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Aziz (The Powerful) -
Abdul Bari Abd-ul Baa-ree M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Bari (The Creator) -
Abdul Baseer Abd-ul Ba-seer M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Baseer (The All-Seeing) -
Abdul Basit Abd-ul Baa-sit M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Basit (The Extender) -
Abdul Ghafoor Abd-ul Gha-foor M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Ghafoor (The Forgiving) -
Abdul Ghani Abd-ul Gha-nee M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Ghani (The Self-Sufficient) -
Abdul Hadi Abd-ul Haa-dee M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Hadi (The Guide) -
Abdul Hamid Ab-dul Ha-meed M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Hameed (The All-Laudable) -
Abdul Haq Abd-ul Hak M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Haq (The Truth) -
Abdul Haseeb Abd-ul Ha-seeb M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Haseeb (The Esteemed / Reckoner) -
Abdul Hai Abd-ul Haee M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Hai (The Living) -
Abdul Jabaar Abd-ul Jab-baar M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Jabbaar (The Forceful Compeller) -
Abdul Jalil Abd-ul Ja-leel M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Jalil (The Majestic) -
Abdul Karim Abd-ul Ka-reem M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Karim (The Bountiful) -
Abdul Khaliq Abd-ul Khaa-lik M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Khaliq (The Creator) -
Abdullah Abd-ul-laah M Arabic Allah's servant Father of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
Abdul Latif Abd-ul La-teef M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Latif (The Kind One) -
Abdul Majeed Abd-ul Ma-jeed M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Majeed (The Glorious) -
Abdul Mannan Abd-ul Man-naan M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Mannan (The Benevolent) -
Abdul Mateen Abd-ul Ma-teen M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Mateen (The Strong) -
Abdul Mujeeb Abd-ul Muj-eeb M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Mujeeb (The One Who answers prayers) -
Abdul Wahid Abd-ul Waa-hid M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Wahid (The One) -
Abdul Wajid Abd-ul Waa-jid M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Al-Wajid (The Possessor) -
Abdur Raheem Abd-ur Ra-heem M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Ar-Raheem (The Merciful) -
Abdur Rashid Abd-ur Ra-sheed M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Ar-Rashid (The Wise) -
Abdur Razzaq Abd-ur Raz-zaak M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Ar-Razzaq (The Bestower of Sustenance) -
Abdur Rehman Abd-ur Reh-maan M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of Ar-Rehman (The Beneficent) Companion of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
Abdus Salaam Abd-us Sal-aam M Arabic Allah's servant; Servant of As-Salaam (The Peace) -
Abeer A-beer F Arabic Fragrance; Aroma; Perfume -
Abid Aa-bid M Arabic Worshipper (of Allah) -
Abida Aa-bi-daa F Arabic Worshipper (of Allah) -
Abidin Aa-bi-deen M Arabic Worshippers Plural of Abid
Abidullah Aa-bi-dul-laah M Arabic Worshipper of Allah -
Abrar Ab-raar M Arabic Obedience; Pious; Righteous; Gifts Plural of Barr
Abroo Aa-broo F Persian Honour; Fame; Dignity -
Absar Ab-saar M Arabic Vision; Sight Plural of Basar
Abu A-boo M Arabic Father (of) A prefix used with an adjective or noun, or in some cases with ones child's name to form nick names (kunya), eg. Abu Huraira (Father of cats); Companion of the Holy Prophet (pbuh), named so for his love for cats
Abu Bakr A-boo Bakr M Arabic Father of the young camel The first Caliph of Islam
Abul Bashr Ab-ul Bashr M Arabic Father of mankind Epithet of Aadam (Adam) - The First Prophet of Allah Almighty
Abul Fazl Abul Fazl M Arabic (Father of bounty); Endowed with bounty; Grace; Nick name of Abbas - uncle of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
Abu Talib Aboo Taa-lib M Arabic Father of seeker Uncle of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh); Father of the fourth Caliph of Islam (Hazrat Ali)
Abyad - - - - See Abyaz
Abyan Ab-yan M Arabic Clearer; More distinct -
Abyaz Ab-yaz M Arabic Bright; Brilliant; White; Pure; Innocent Masculine form of Baiza
Adam - - - - See Aadam
Adeeb A-deeb M Arabic Man of letters; Polished; Courteous; Well-mannered -
Adeel Ad-eel M Arabic Just; Match -
Adeela Ad-ee-laa F Arabic Just -
Adham A-dham M Arabic Black -
Adib - - - - See Adeeb
Adil Aa-dil M Arabic Just; Honest; Upright -
Adli Ad-lee M Arabic Pertaining to justice; Honest -
Adnan Ad-naan M Arabic One who lives in Paradise Descendent of the Prophet Ismail (Ismael); Traditional ancestor of the North Arabian tribes
Affan Af-faan M Arabic Modest Father of the third Caliph of Islam (Hazrat Usman)
Afif A-feef M Arabic Chaste; Modest; Virtuous; Honest -
Afreen Aa-fa-reen F Persian Praise; Acclamation -
Afsar Af-sar M Persian Crown -
Afsarud Din Af-sar-ud Deen M Persian Crown of the religion (Islam); Adorning the religion (Islam) -
Aftab Aaf-taab M Persian Sun -
Aftabud Din Aaf-taab-ud Deen M Persian Sun of the religion (Islam) -
Afzaal Af-zaal M Arabic Kindness; Grace; Favours; Virtues -
Afzal Af-zal M Arabic Better; Superior; Prominent Adjective of Fazil
Agha Aa-ghaa M Arabic Leader; Ruler -
Aghlab Agh-lab M Arabic Superior; Supreme; Conqueror; Winner Adjective of Ghalib
Ahdaf Ah-daaf M Arabic Aims; Goals; Targets Plural of Hadaf
Ahmad Ah-mad M Arabic Commendable; Praise-worthy; The most praised Birth name of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh); Adjective of Hameed
Ahmadullah Ah-mad-ul-laah M Arabic The most praised (person) of Allah -
Ahmed - - - - See Ahmad
Ahsab Ah-sab M Arabic Nobler; More respected Adjective of Hasib (Haseeb)
Ahsan Ah-san M Arabic Better; Superior; More splendid Adjective of Hasan
Aiman - - - - See Ayman
Ain - - - - See Ayn
Aiyaz Ai-yaaz M Arabic Generous -
Ajawid A-jaa-weed M Arabic Open-handed; Generous; Noble Plural of Jawad
Ajmal Aj-mal M Arabic Most handsome Superlative of Jameel
Ajwad Aj-wad M Arabic More generous Adjective of Jawad
Akand - - - - See Akhund
Akbar Ak-bar M Arabic Greater; Greatest A Mughal Emperor (1556-1605)
Akhlaq Akh-laak M Arabic Good manners; Morals Plural of Khuluq (character)
Akhtar Akh-tar M Persian Star; Good omen; Good fortune -
Akhtar Zamir Akh-tar Za-meer M Persian One possessing an enlightened mind -
Akhund A-khund M Persian Learned in religious matters An honorific title of someone learned in religious matters
Akhundzada A-kund-zaa-daa M Persian Son of a person learned in religious matters -
Akhyar Akh-yaar M Arabic Good; Better; Best; Excellent An epithet of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
Akif Aa-kif M Arabic Dedicated (to); Busily engaged (in) -
Akmal Ak-mal M Arabic More complete / perfect Adjective of Kamil
Akram Ak-ram M Arabic More / most generous; Nobler; Noblest Adjective of Karim
Alam A-lam M Arabic Flag; Emblem; Banner; Outstanding man See Aalam - See Alim
Alam Ara Aa-lam Aa-raa F Arabic Adorning the world -
Alamgir Aa-lam-geer M Persian World conqueror Title of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb (1658-1707)
Alamul Huda A-lam-ul Hu-daa M Arabic Banner of guidance An epithet of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
Alaud Din A-laa-ud Deen M Arabic Glory of religion (Islam) -
Aleef A-leef M Arabic Friendly; Sociable; Amicable -
Aleem - - - - See Alim
Ali A-lee M Arabic High in rank; Eminent; Noble The fourth Caliph of Islam
Alim Aa-lim A-leem M Arabic Learned; Scholar; Expert See Aalam - See Alam
Allama Al-laa-maa M Arabic Very learned Title given to a very learned scholar
Almas Al-maas F Arabic Diamond -
Alp Arslan Alp Ar-slaan M Turkish Hero-lion -
Altaaf Al-taaf M Arabic Kindness See Altaf
Altaf Al-taf M Arabic Kinder See Altaaf
Aluf A-loof M Arabic Friendly; Faithful; Devoted -
Amaar A-maar M Arabic Crown -
Amaara A-maa-raa F Arabic Crown -
Aman A-maan A-man M Arabic Trust; Safety; Protection; Tranquility; Peace of mind -
Amani A-maa-nee F Arabic Persian Aspirations; Hopes Security; Trust -
Amanullah A-maan-ul-laah M Arabic Protection of Allah -
Amanud Din A-maan-ud Deen M Arabic Trust of the religion (Islam) -
Amat A-mat F Arabic Servant (female) A prefix used with attributes of Allah Almighty to form compound names, eg. Amatul Aziz, servant of Aziz (The Powerful)
Ambar Am-bar F Arabic Perfume (Ambergris) -
Ambarin Am-ba-reen F Persian Perfumed; Fragrant -
Ameer A-meer M Arabic Ruler; Prince; Commander; Chief -
Amid A-meed M Arabic Pillar; Support -
Amidud Dawlah A-meed-ud Daw-laa M Arabic Support of the state -
Amin A-meen M Arabic Trustworthy; Honest An epithet of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
Aminud Din A-meen-ud Deen M Arabic Trustworthy in the religion (Islam) -
Amir - - - - See Aamir - See Ameer
Amjaad Am-jaad M Arabic Glories Plural of Majd
Amjad Am-jad M Arabic Most glorious; Most distinguished Adjective of Majid
Ammar Am-maar M Arabic Virtuous; Pious; Religious -
Amr Amr M Arabic Order; Command Life -
Amra Am-raa F Arabic Order; Command -
Anan A-naan M Arabic Clouds -
Anas A-nas M Arabic Friendliness; Delight Companion of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
Anbar - - - - See Ambar
Anees A-nees M Arabic Companion; Friendly; Faithful -
Aneesa A-nee-saa F Arabic Companion; Friendly; Faithful -
Anis - - - - See Anees
Anjum An-jum F Arabic Stars Plural of Najm
Ansar An-saar M Arabic Friends; Supporters; Followers Companions of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) who supported him in Madinah at the time of the Migration in 622 AD
Ansari An-saa-ree M Arabic Relation through ancestry to an Ansar See Ansar
Anwaar An-waar M Arabic Rays of light See Anwar
Anwar An-war M Arabic Brighter; More brilliant See Anwaar
Anwarul Karim An-waar-ul Ka-reem M Arabic Allah's Light; Light of Al-Karim (the Beneficent) -
Anwarul Quran An-waar-ul Ku-raan M Arabic Quran's Light; Light of Al-Quran (the Holy Quran) -
Anwarus Sadat An-war-us Saa-daat M Arabic Most brilliant of the Princes Sadat (Plural of Syed = Honorific title of the descendnats of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh))
Aqdas Ak-das M Arabic Most pure / sacred / holy -
Aqeel A-keel M Arabic Insight; Mind; Intellect; Judiciousness Cousin of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh); Brother of the fourth Caliph of Islam (Hazrat Ali)
Aqib Aa-kib M Arabic Successor An epithet of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
Aqil - - - - See Aaqil - See Aqeel
Aqmar Ak-mar M Arabic Bright; Luminous; Moonlit -
Aqqad Ak-kaad M Arabic Haberdasher; Maker of trimmings -
Aqsa Ak-saa F Arabic Remote; Farthest Name of the Mosque / Temple at Jerusalem
Araam Aa-raam F Persian Relief; Comfort -
Arafat A-ra-faat M Arabic He knew; Acquainted himself with A place 12 miles south-west of Makkah where the pilgrims assemble on the 9th Dhu-l-Hijjah for worship
Areef A-reef M Arabic Learned; Expert; Authority -
Arib A-reeb M Arabic Brilliant; Clever; Intelligent -
Arif - - - - See Aarif - See Areef
Arifa Aa-ri-faa F Arabic Knowing; Aware; Learned; (Intimate knowledge of Allah) -
Arifin Aa-ri-feen M Arabic Saints Plural of Aarif
Arkan Ar-kaan M Arabic Supports; Pillars Plural of Rukn
Arshad Ar-shad M Arabic More rightly-guided; Wiser Adjective of Rashid
Arshaq Ar-shak M Arabic More graceful / elegant Adjective of Rasheeq
Arslan Ar-slaan M Turkish Lion Title of the kings of Persia
Arzu Aar-zoo F Persian Wish; Hope -
Asaad A-saad M Arabic Happier; Luckier Adjective of Saeed
Asad As-ad M Arabic Lion -
Asadullah As-ad-ul-laah M Arabic Allah's lion Title of the fourth Caliph of Islam (Hazrat Ali)
Aseel A-seel M Arabic Noble; Of a good family; Genuine; Pure -
Aseelah A-seel-aa F Arabic Noble; Of a good family; Genuine; Pure -
Aseer A-seer M Arabic Honoured; Chosen; Preferred -
Asgar - - - - See Asghar
Asghar As-ghar M Arabic Younger; Smaller Adjective of Sagheer
Ashab As-hab M Arabic Reddish; Fair; Blond -
Ashfaq - - - - See Ishfaq
Ashiq Aa-shik M Arabic Lover; Adorer -
Ashja Ash-jaa M Arabic Braver; More courageous Adjective of Shuja
Ashraf Ash-raf M Arabic Nobler; More honourable Adjective of Sharif
Asif Aa-sif M Arabic Competent; Clever A man known for his intelligence in Prophet Sulaiman's (Solomons's) time
Asil A-seel M Arabic Highborn; Of noble origin; Pure -
Asim Aa-sim M Arabic Protector; Guardian -
Asir - - - - See Aasir - See Aseer
Asirud Din A-seer-ud Deen M Arabic Honoured (person) of the religion (Islam) -
Askari As-ka-ree M Arabic Soldier -
Aslam As-lam M Arabic Safer; Better Adjective of Saalim
Asma As-maa F Arabic Names (of pious people) Daughter of the first Caliph of Islam (Hazrat Abu Bakr)
Asra - - - - See Isra
Asrar As-raar M Arabic Secrets; Mysteries See Israr
Asrarul Haq As-raar-ul Hak M Arabic Allah's secrets; Secrets of Al-Haq (The Truth) -
Ata A-taa M Arabic Gift; Present -
Ataullah A-taa-ul-laa M Arabic Allah's gift; Gift of Allah -
Ataur Rehman A-taa-ur Reh-maan M Arabic Allah's gift; Gift of Ar-Rehman (The Beneficent) -
Athar A-thar M Arabic Purer; More virtuous Adjective of Tahir
Atif Aa-tif M Arabic Compassionate; Affectionate; Kind-hearted -
Atiq A-teek M Arabic Ancient; Antique; Noble -
Atiya A-tee-yaa F Arabic Gift; Present; Bounty; Grant -
Attar At-tar M Arabic Perfumer -
Atuf A-toof M Arabic Compassionate; Affectionate; Kind-hearted -
Aurang Aaw-rung M Persian Throne; Intellect -
Aurangzeb Aaw-rung-zayb M Persian Adorner of the throne; (King) A Mughal Emperor (1658-1707)
Awais - - - - See Owais
Awrangzeb - - - - See Aurangzeb
Awwab Aw-waab M Arabic Sincere repentant; One who praises Allah An epithet of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
Ayat Aa-yat M Arabic Sign; Revelation Verse of the Holy Quran
Ayatullah Aa-yat-ul-laah M Arabic Allah's sign; Sign of Allah -
Ayaz A-yaaz M Arabic Respected; Enduring -
Ayesha Aa-ish-aa F Arabic Prosperous; Well-off; Well-to-do; Living Wife of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh); Daughter of the first Caliph of Islam (Hazrat Abu Bakr)
Ayman Ay-man M Arabic Lucky; Blessed; Right (direction); On the right; Right-hand -
Ayn Ayn F Arabic Source; Spring -
Aynud Din Ayn-ud Deen M Arabic Source of the faith (Islam) -
Aynul Hayat Ayn-ul Ha-yaat M Arabic Spring (fountain) of life -
Aynun Nahar Ayn-un Na-har F Arabic Source of the spring -
Ayub A-yoob M Arabic Afflicted Same as Job (name of a prophet)
Azad Aa-zaad M Persian Free; Independent; Liberated -
Azam Aa-zam M Arabic Greater; Greatest Adjective of Azim
Azamat - - - - See Azmat
Azfaar Az-far M Arabic Victories; Fragrances -
Azfar Az-faar M Arabic (1) Successful; Victorious; Fragrant (2) Revered; Venerable; Sensible; Saint -
Azhaan Az-haan M Arabic Geniuses; Intellects; Wits; Abilities Plural of Zehn
Azhaar Az-haar M Arabic Flower; Blossom See Azhar
Azhar Az-har M Arabic Shining; Luminous; Radiant See Azhaar
Azim A-zeem M Arabic Mighty; Magnificent; Glorious An attribute of Allah Almighty
Azimush Shan A-zeem-ush Shaan M Arabic Of mighty concern -
Aziz A-zeez M Arabic Powerful; Mighty; Illustrious; Highly esteemed; Dearly loved An attribute of Allah Almighty
Azmat Az-mat M Arabic Pride; Majesty -
Azmi Az-mee M Arabic One who fulfils his promise -
Azraf Az-raf M Arabic More elegant / graceful Adjective of Zarif
Azud A-zud M Arabic Upper arm; Supporting arm; (Power); (Strength) -
Azudud Dawlah A-zud-ud Daw-laa M Arabic Strength of the state -
Azudud Din A-zud-ud Deen M Arabic Strength of the religion (Islam) -
Azzam Az-zaam M Arabic Determined; Resolved; Resolute -
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