Arabic

We’ve compiled a list of baby names in each category to help you choose the perfect name. Click on a name to find the name meaning, popularity, origin, and other helpful information.

Aaliyah

Aaliyah (ah-LIY-ah) is a Hebrew and Arabic name meaning: “ascending”.

Abbas

Abbas Meaning and Origin Abbas is a boy’s name of Arabic origins, meaning: “austere”. An ancestor of Abbasid caliphs who ruled the Islamic world between 750 and 1258.

Abia

Abia Meaning and Origin Abia is a girl’s name meaning “great” and is of Arabic origin. Posts with the name Abia: 30 Adorable and Unique Girl Names Starting with the Letter A

Abla

Abla (AH blah) is a girl’s Arabic name meaning: “Woman with a full figure”.

Adnan

Adnan Meaning and Origin Adnan is a boy’s name of Arabic origin, meaning: “settler.” Derived from Adnāniyūn people living in the north of the Arabian Peninsula. Posts with the name Adnan: 50 Unique Boy Names That Start with A

Alia

Alia (aa-lee-uh) is an Arabic girl’s name meaning: “exalted”.

Alioth

Alioth Meaning and Origin Alioth is a boy's name of Arabic origin, meaning "fat tail of the sheep."  Posts with the name Alioth: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Amaya

Amaya Meaning and Origin Amaya is a girl’s name meaning “night rain” and is of Arabic origin. Posts with the name Amaya: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Amel 

Amel Meaning and Origin Amel is a unisex name of Arabic origin meaning "hope." Posts with the name Amel : 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Ammar

Ammar Meaning and Origin Ammar is a boy’s name of Arabic origin, meaning: “long-lived.” The name of one of the earliest converts to Islam, renowned for his piety.

Amra

Amra Meaning and Origin Amra is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "crown".  Posts with the name Amra: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Anasia

Anasia Meaning and Origin Anasia is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "friendly and hospitable." Posts with the name Anasia: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Asra

Asra Meaning and Origin Asra is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "nocturnal journey." Posts with the name Asra: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Aziz

Aziz Meaning and Origin Aziz is a boy's name of Arabic origin, meaning "strong, powerful".  Posts with the name Aziz:  

Badar

Badar Meaning and Origin Badar is a boy's name of Arabic origin, meaning "full moon."  Posts with the name Badar: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Badriyah

“Resembling the full moon”

Basra

Basra Meaning and Origin Basra is a girl's gemstone name. Basra is a type of pearl gemstone that originated from the Basra region of the Persian Gulf. Posts with the name Basra: 25 Sparkling Off Beat Gemstone Names For Girls

Cairo

Cairo Meaning and Origin Cairo is a unisex place name of Arabic origin. A city in Egypt. Posts with the name Cairo: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Caliana

Caliana Meaning and Origin The name Caliana is a girl's name meaning "castle or tower" and is of Arabic origin. Posts with the name Caliana: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of 100 Pretty Unique Names for Girls Flying Under the Radar

Ceylon

Ceylon Meaning and Origin Ceylon is a boy's name meaning "Sri Lanka" and is of Arabic origin. Posts with the name Ceylon: 30 Vintage Baby Names Lost in Time That Actually Sound Quite Modern

Dalia

(Hebrew) flowering branch.

Dayana

Dayana Meaning and Origin Dayana is a girl's name of Latin, Arabic origin meaning "heavenly, faith or divine." Current popularity: #609. Posts with the name Dayana: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Ellaria

Ellaria Meaning and Origin Ellaria is a girl's name of Arabic and a literary name of unknown meaning.   Posts with the name Ellaria: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Farah

Farah Meaning and Origin Farah is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "happiness".  Posts with the name Farah: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Ghayth

Ghayth Meaning and Origin The name Ghayth is a boy's name meaning "rain" and is of Arabic origin. A word name with connotations in a desert climate. Posts with the name Ghayth: 100 Cute First and Middle Names for Boys

Haidar

Haidar Meaning and Origin The name Haidar is a boy's name meaning "lion" and is of Arabic origin. Haidar Allāh ‘Lion of Allāh’ was the son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad. VARIANT: Haydar.

Hamal

Hamal Meaning and Origin Hamal is a boy's name of Arabic origin, meaning "lamb."  Posts with the name Hamal: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Harith

Harith Meaning and Origin The name Harith is a boy's name meaning "provider, breadwinner" and is of Arabic origin. The name Harith also means ‘lion’.

Idris

Idris Meaning and Origin Idris is a boy’s name of Arabic origin, meaning: “prophet of the righteous.” A name of a man mentioned twice in the Qur’an described as a ‘prophet of the righteous. Current Popularity: #829. Posts with the name Idris: 100 Unique Names for Boys...

Iman

Iman Meaning and Origin The name Iman is a unisex name meaning "faithful" and is of Arabic origin.

Inara

Inara Meaning and Origin Inara is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "shining light".  Posts with the name Inara: 20 Unique but Stunningly Beautiful Girl Names 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Inaya

Inaya Meaning and Origin The name Inaya is a girl's name meaning "care, protection" and is of Arabic origin. Pronounced: in-NAY-a. A Quranic name derived from Ain-W-N root. RELATED NAMES: Iynaayah, Naya. Posts with the name Inaya: 24 Fairytale Inspired Girl Names Fit...

Isa

Isa Meaning and Origin Isa is a girl’s name meaning “jesus” and is of Arabic origin. An Arabic translation of Jesus. Also a short form of Isabel but now more commonly used as an independent first name. Posts with the name Isa: 60 Short Unique Girl...

Isra

Isra Meaning and Origin The name Isra is a boy's name meaning "night journey" and is of Arabic origin. A reference to the story of Muhammad’s night journey to Jerusalem.  

Jericho

Jericho Meaning and Origin Jericho is a boy's name of Arabic origin, meaning "city of moons." This vintage choice steeped in history is a cool and edgy choice for your little boy and can also be shortened to Jerry if you like that better. You may also...

Kalila

Kalila Meaning and Origin Kalila is a girl’s name meaning “beloved” and is of Arabic origin. There are so many things to love about the name Kalila. For starters, it means "beloved," and that's reason enough to move it to your shortlist. Plus, it just sounds really...

Layana

Layana is an invented girl’s name.

Layla

Layla is an Arabic name meaning: “night”.

Lila

Lila is an Arabic name meaning: “night”.

Lisha

Lisha Meaning and Origin The name Lisha is a girl's name meaning "darkness before midnight" and is of Arabic origin. Posts with the name Lisha: 60 Goth Baby Names from the Darkside for Girls and Boys

Maja

Maja Meaning and Origin Maja is a girl's name of Arabic and Scandinavian origin, meaning "splendid, of the sea or bitter."  Posts with the name Maja: Adorably Stylish Swedish Girl Names

Naiara

Naiara is a  place name, from the Basque Spanish city Nájera, that is of Arabic origin.

Nasrin

Nasrin Meaning and Origin The name Nasrin is a girl's name meaning "wild rose" and is of Persian origin.  Posts with the name Nasrin: 50 Exotic & Unique Names for Your Baby Girl

Nuria

Nuria is a Catalan name taken from the Virgin of Núria. 

Qamar

Qamar Meaning and Origin Qamar is a boy's name of Arabic origin, meaning "moon."  Posts with the name Qamar: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Qusay

Qusay Meaning and Origin The name Qusay is a boy's name meaning "distant, remote" and is of Arabic origin. An ancient name from the Quraish tribe.

Raisa

Raisa Meaning and Origin The name Raisa is a girl's name meaning "rose" and is of Arabic or Yiddish origin. Pronounced: ru-EES-a. Feminine of Rais ‘leader, chief’ in Arabic. Also ‘rose’ in Yiddish. The name sounds sweet, and it's not common, and when one looks deeper...

Rasalas

Rasalas Meaning and Origin Rasalas is a boy's name of Arabic origin, meaning "the northern star of the lion's head."  Posts with the name Rasalas: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Rigel

Rigel Meaning and Origin Rigel is a boy's name of Arabic origin, meaning "foot."  Posts with the name Rigel: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Romina

Romina is a Arabic name meaning: “from the land of Christians”.

Rowan

Rowan is an Irish and Scottish name, meaning: “little redhead”.

Sabik

Sabik Meaning and Origin Sabik is a boy's name of Arabic origin, meaning "one who comes in first."  Posts with the name Sabik: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Saffron

Saffron Meaning and Origin The name Saffron is a girl's name meaning "spice" and is of English origin. A name of a yellow-colored spice, from Old French safran, ultimately of Arabic origin. The bulb was introduced to Europe from the East in the Middle Ages.  Posts...

Sahara

Sahara Meaning and Origin The name Sahara is a girl’s name of Arabic origin meaning “desert”. Posts with the name Sahara: 10 Unique “S” Names for Girls 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Samara

Samara Meaning and Origin The name Samara is a girl’s name of Hebrew and Arabic origin meaning “guardian or protected by God”. Current Popularity: #350. Posts with the name Samara: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names 500 of the Prettiest Girl...

Samira

Samira Meaning and Origin The name Samira is a girl’s name of Arabic origin meaning “companion in evening conversation”. Current Popularity: #924.

Sana

Sana Meaning and Origin The name Sana is a girl’s name of Arabic origin meaning “radiance”. Posts with the name Sana: 10 Unique “S” Names for Girls

Selima

Selima Meaning and Origin The name Selima is a girl's name meaning "peace" and is of Arabic origin. Its first known occurrence is in a poem by Thomas Gray (1716-71). It may be influenced by the Arabic name Selim ‘peace’.  Posts with the name Selima: 100 Girl Names You...

Taj

Taj Meaning and Origin Taj is a boy’s name of Arabic, Persian, and Sanskrit origin, meaning: “crown.”  Posts with the name Taj: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground

Talib

Talib Meaning and Origin The name Talib is a boy's name meaning "seeker of knowledge" and is of Arabic African origin. Posts with the name Talib: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Tarak

Tarak Meaning and Origin Tarak is a boy's name of Arabic origin, meaning "morning star."  Posts with the name Tarak: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys Baby Names That Mean Moon and Stars

Thana

Thana Meaning and Origin Thana is a girl's name of Arabic origin, meaning "death." A very pretty sweet name with a dark meaning. Posts with the name Thana: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Thara

Thara Meaning and Origin Thara is a girl's name meaning "wealth, water" and is of Arabic, Thai origin. Posts with the name Thara: 20 Unique Unusual Girl Names to Add to Your Favorites List 100 Pretty Unique Names for Girls Flying Under the Radar

Turaya

Turaya Meaning and Origin Turaya is a girl's name of Arabic origin, meaning "star."  Posts with the name Turaya: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names Baby Names That Mean Moon and Stars

Vega

Vega Meaning and Origin The name Vega is a boy's name meaning "sweeping eagle" and is of Arabic origin. A name of a star in the constellation Lyra is derived from the Arabic word al-Waqi’. Posts with the name Vega 30 Rare and Unique Names for Girls

Xavia

Xavia Meaning and Origin Xavia is a girl's name of Basque, Arabic origin meaning "new house, bright". Feminine form of Xavier. Posts with the name Xavia: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Yara

Yara Meaning and Origin Yara is a girl's name meaning "water lady, small butterfly" and is of Brazilian, Arabic origin. Current Popularity: #651. Posts with the name Yara:  25 Effortlessly Cool Names for Baby Girls 60 Hippie Baby Names For Your Little Boho Baby 500 of...

Zabian

Zabian Meaning and Origin The name Zabian is a boy’s name meaning “one who worships the stars” and is of Arabic origin. Posts with the name Zabian: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of Baby Names That Mean Moon and Stars

Zadie

Zadie Meaning and Origin Zadie is a girl's name meaning "princess" and is of Arabic origin. Like the name Sadie, but feel like it’s a bit too plain? Let us introduce everyone to the name Zadie — a trendy, more modern version of the original vintage name. It’s not for...

Zagan

Zagan Meaning and Origin The name Zagan is a boy's name meaning "beautifier" and is of Arabic origin. He is also known as one of the fallen angels, who first appears as a bull with griffin wings, and then as a man. Posts with the name Zagan: 60 Goth Baby Names from...

Zaida

Zaida Meaning and Origin Zaida is a girl’s name meaning “to increase” and is of Arabic origin. Feminine of Zayd, derived from Arabic zada. This Arabic name has that instant cool factor that all names that start with a Z always have. You may also like: Zadie, Zafira,...

Zaira

Zaira Meaning and Origin Zaira is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "radiance." Posts with the name Avella: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Zara

Zara Meaning and Origin The name Zara is a girl's name meaning "princess" and is of Hebrew origin. The name Zara is also an Arabic name meaning: ”to blossom”. Current Popularity: #215. Posts with the name Zara: 100 Cute First & Middle Name Combinations For Girls...

Zayd

Zayd Meaning and Origin The name Zayd is a boy’s name meaning “abundance” and is of Arabic origin. The name Zayd has a fresh sound, making it a great modern choice. Current Popularity: #776. Zayd is fast and cool and ready to break its way up the popularity list; it’s...

Zaydan

Zaydan Meaning and Origin Zaydan is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "growth” or “increase." Posts with the name Zaydan: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Zayla

Zayla Meaning and Origin Zayla is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "night, dark". A variant of Layla. Posts with the name Zayla: 20 Unique but Stunningly Beautiful Girl Names 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Zehna

Zehna Meaning and Origin Zehna is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "beautiful".  Posts with the name Zehna: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Zohan

Zohan Meaning and Origin The name Zohan is a boy’s name meaning “gift from Allah” and is of Arabic origin.  Posts with the name Zohan: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Zuleika

Zuleika Meaning and Origin Zuleika is a girl's name meaning "fair" and is of Arabic origin. Biblical name given to Potiphar’s wife in both Jewish and Muslim scripture. She is known for attempting to seduce Joseph (Genesis 39:7-20). Jewish, Christian, and Muslim...

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