Are you a new parent and looking out for some amazing and modern Arabic names for your baby boy or girl? Well, we are to the rescue!

Picking a name for your baby can be a hefty task as it is something that will stay with them forever. Enlisted below are some cools popular and unique names to pick for your baby in Arabic.


Along with the names, we have also given the meaning of that name so that you can make a better choice of some cool Arabic names that best suit your baby.

Unique Arabic boy names

Traditional names are something that everyone looks for. However, going off the beaten tracks, enlisted below are some unique Arabic baby boy names you can pick for your newly born.

Army or soldier.CourageousnessThe moon and bright and radiant like the moon.
A proud man; it also means grandeur.Determination, resolve, and, firmness.Judgement
Great; high; and one who climbs upwards.Support and a powerful person.Graceful
Flawless, pure, and spotless.Fabulous, tremendous, and great.One who is satisfied.
A man of knowledge.Finder or the discoverer.A king.
To be at peace.Speaker.Warmth or brilliance.
ConquerorOne who is free.Prosperity
Praiseworthy and generous.An Arabic name meaning shelter or refuge.The name of a Prophet.
Gold or silver.Content, satisfied, and one who gains the approval and satisfaction of others.Noble and eminent
It means living in luxury or blessed.One who makes something easy or possible.To grow or increase.
Gracious and compassion.One who prevents or discourages others from doing bad things or one who has reached the heights of wisdom.Faith and belief.
Keen, willing, and desirous.Articulate and clear and apparent.Triumph or victory.
Ink, scholar, or a virtuous man.Keen, perceptive, intelligent, and, one who has vision.A great Muslim warrior.
A prophet and a fiery leader.One who repents.A wise and intelligent person.
To say something with eloquence and to read beautifully.Pious and virtuous

Modern Arabic male names

Looking for some cool and trendy Arabic male names then below is where you pick from.

Discover the most popular Arabic baby names
Discover the most popular Arabic baby names
Stern; lionBenevolence, kindness, and generosity.Practise
ParadiseOrder or guidance.A messenger of good news.
One who is the greatest of all.ExpressA pleasant companion.
One who brings good news; a bearer of good tidings.HandsomeFresh
One who is fearless and brave. A variant of this name is Baseel.ImmortalRichness
SmilingThe greatMoonlight
One who is a beloved friend.An emperorHoly
LoverVarietyMorning star
Cheerful, Joyful, or happy.MoonLife; age
A person who wins a competition or fight.PreciousSupporter
A fighter or a warrior.PureGood light
Destroyer of evil. A variant of this name is Hashaam.A kind friend

Popular Arabic names

Here are some very popular and in-demand Arabic baby names to pick for your newly born.

Names for boys

Aidan Intelligent Ibaad Worshiper Raza Handsome
Amam Protection Ilahi Divine Raees Rich
Anzar An angle of paradise. Jafri A yellow flower Saahil Guide, support
Aymaan Lucky Jazib Attractive Saif Sword
Faseeh Eloquent Ozhan Thrower Zafer Victorious
Popular Arabic names
Popular Arabic names
Bashar A beare of good tidings. Junaid A warrior whose strength equals that of an army. Shaan Pride
Kaysan Wise Behzad Caring and honest Tameez Manners
DanishIntelligent Khurram Delightful Talib Student
Dayyan A mighty ruler Moin Spring fountain Wajeeh Commanding personality
Ehsas Feel Munaf Exalted Wasif Virtuous man
Nabil Noble Faiz Prosperous or successful Wali Guardian
NoorLight of Allah Fardeen Incomparable Zahi Bright
Gauhar Precious stone Zeeshan Of high standards Parvez Peace
Gulzar Garden Pir Wise man Zimar Reputation

Names for girls

Aaliyah Scholar, Authority Aafia Good health AaliyahTall, Towering
Aala Bounties Aamanee Good wish Aafiya Good Health
Aafreen Brave, Acclaim Aalia Exhalted, Noble Aamirah Inhabitant
Names for girls
Names for girls
A’ishah Wife of the Prophet (SAW) Alfreda Created, Produced Aamaal Hopes, Aspirations, Wishes
A’shadieeyah Princess, cute, perfect Aa’idah Nae of a narrator of hadith Aamilah Doer of (good) deeds, Righteous
Aabirah Fleeting, transitory, ephemeral Aairah Noble, respectful Aaminah Secured, Safe
Aabish Daughter of Sa’d who was a queen of Iran (AN) Aakifah Devoted, Dedicated Aamira Imperial, Abundant, Inhabited
Aadab Hope, need Aaeesha Life, Vivaciousness, Living Prosperous, Youngest wife of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) Aabidah Worshipper
Aadila Just, Honest, Equal, Upright Aaleyah Exalted, Highest social standing Aani Fatimah Khatoon She was a literary woman and a poetess in Qastaniniyah
Aaeedah Visiting, Returning, Reward A’idah Guest, the one who’s returning Aanisah Young lady, Maiden

Celebrity Arabic baby names

Did you know that these celebrities had Arabic names? Apart from some obvious ones like Wiz Khalifa and Zyan Mallik, these celebrities have names with Arabic meanings.

1. Adele; Fair

2. Jenna Fischer; Heaven

3. Norah Jones; light

4. Aisha Tyler; Aisha means alive

5. Kareem Abdul – Jabbar; Noble servant

6. Rihanna; Basil

7. Nia-Malika Henderson; Queen

8. Barak Obama; Blessng

9. Sara Remirez; princess

10. Dana Carvey; Precious Pearl

11. Shaquille O’Neal; handsome

12. Mohammed Ali; most praised one

Aaliyah; Sublime Layla Kayleigh; Night Rihanna; Basil
Aziz Ansari; Powerul Lulu; Pearl Sami Gale; supreme
Freida Pinto; Unique Mona Lisa; Wish Selma Blair; safe
HannahSimone;God’gifts Miriam Hopkins; May Taj Gibson; crown
Iman; Faithful Nadin Bjorlin; delicae Tupac Shakur; thankful
How to choose a meaningful yet modern Arabic name for your newly born?

Traditional Muslim families organize a ceremony on the seventh day from the birth of the newly born to give their baby a cute name. Here are some tips to keep in mind before you make a choice from some good and unique Arabic baby names for your baby boy or girl.

  • You can pick a good Arabic boy name which has the prefix “Abd” to indicate god’s servitude
  • You can pick names which indicate Prophets and righteous men
  • Make sure that the name you pick does not promote vanity or pompousness
  • Avoid picking names that indicate bad omen or immoral people
  1. MIRAH
  3. GAFAR
  6. SAMAH
  7. SA’D
  9. MAJED
  10. FAIZ

When making a choice of Arabic baby names, it is important to consider the ethics set by the eminent scholars.


We hope you liked the above article and it helped you pick a cute and modern Arabic name for your baby. Do let us know your suggestions in the comments below and also pitch in with your suggestions to add any names we have missed out on.


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