Muslim Names and Meaning

Islamic Baby Names

A Good and Beautiful Name is the Greatest Gifts You can Give Your Children.

Islamic Names

Muslim Names

A Muslim child where ever born, and a person embracing Islam, used to be called in a new name, probably in Arabic. Names of prophets, names combined with Asmaul Husna (Names of God), names from history, and the traditional or modern names are being used in this regard. Naming a child with a beautiful and honourable name is very important in Islam.

Islamic Names and Muslim Names are same, there is no difference between Islamic names and Muslim names. Islam and Muslim are both words used to describe the religion revealed to the Prophet Muhammed. Islam and Muslim both have the same origin in the Arabic verb s-l-m

The Prophet always chose names with good and beautiful meanings, even telling people to change their names if they had unpleasant meanings. Give your child the best possible name. Here at the, you can find beautiful and unique boy names and girl names for your baby.

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Short Names

If you don't want a lengthy name or you want to keep things simple, one of these short and simple sweet baby names could be useful for you. Many of these names are easy to spell, so your child may be first in the class to write his or her full name and you may use these names as nickname.

Why Islamic Names with Good Meaning ?

Muslims must choose a name that has a righteous meaning, that will befit and bring blessings to the child throughout his or her life. It is reported that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: "On the Day of Resurrection, you will be called by your names and by your fathers' names, so give yourselves good names." (Hadith Abu Dawud).

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Prohibited and undesirable names

Question: Are there names that are forbidden in the Shariah, which can not be called? What are these names?

Response: Praise be to Allah. Yes, there are names prohibited by Sharia, which can not be called, for example: It is forbidden to call any name which belongs only to Almighty Allah, as al-Halik 'الـحـالـك'("Creator")

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What is 'Aqeeqah'?, is it compulsory with the birth of a child? How soon should it be arranged?

Aqiqah is a Sunnah Muakkadah (confirmed sunnah). If the guardian of the child is capable of slaughtering two sheep for a baby boy and one sheep for a female child, he should do it...

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What is circumcision ? Is it compulsory in Islam?

Circumcision is a Sunnat for males between the ages of 7 to 12 years. To circumcise after the age of 12 is prohibited. It is best to circumcise at an early age, even during Aqeeqa (7th day) as the child heals very quickly and does not suffer much. There is no need to have functions to celebrate the process of circumcision.

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We have gathered great collection of Islamic Names

We are proud to offer the web's largest collection of Muslim Baby Names or Islamic Names with their meaning. Baby girl names, baby boy names and beautiful baby Islamic Names for Muslims. Best of all, it's completely Free!. is the most popular Islamic Names website on the Internet since 2006.


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