Muslim Names

In Islam, it is very important to give a child an honorable and beautiful name. Islamic names and Muslim names are identical, there is no difference between Islamic names and Muslim names. Islam and Muslims are the two words used to describe the religion revealed to the Prophet Muhammed (peace and blessings be upon him). Islam and Muslim both have the same origin in the Arabic verb s-l-m.

A Muslim child where ever born, and a person embracing Islam, used to be called in a new name, probably in Arabic Name. 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.

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, you can find beautiful and unique Muslim boy names and Muslim girl names. is one of the popular Muslim baby names website on the Internet since 2006.

Muslim Boy Baby Names
Muslim Boy Names By Letter
Muslim Girl Baby Names
Muslim Girl Names By Letter
Why Muslim Need a Good Name?

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."


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


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.