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A Quranic Name for Boys

How to pronounce Adam

After + DUst + Man

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Adam in Arabic)آدم
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Alternate spellings of AdamAadam Adem Aedem Aedam Aadem
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Meaning of Adam

Adam is a direct Quranic name for boys that refers to the first human that God created, who was also the first prophet, peace be upon him. Adam according to some linguists is related to Adeem, which means “dust”, since God created Adam from dust, or from Admah, which means “surface of the Earth”. The word Adam mentioned 20 times in the Quran.

BEHOLD, God raised Adam, and Noah, and the House of Abraham, and the House of `Imran above all mankind. (Quran 3:33)

Verily, in the sight of God, the nature of Jesus is as the nature of Adam, whom He created out of dust and then said unto him, “Be” – and he is. (Quran 3:59)

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Wednesday 25th of November 2015 09:50:15 AM

    Assalamu alaikum,

    My name is Mohammed danish,I am planning to name my son “Mohammed Adam ” Is any problem to keep 2 profet names together.

  2. on Sunday 6th of December 2015 02:01:25 PM

    Waleykum Assalaam. No problem whatsoever. Masha Allah, good name.

  3. on Monday 8th of February 2016 11:58:47 PM

    if I had boy or a son or in the future it will be called adam.

  4. on Saturday 20th of February 2016 02:52:48 AM

    My name is umme saima and I’m planing to name my in born son Muhammad Noah Adam

  5. on Monday 4th of April 2016 11:46:46 PM

    Adam another handsome name that is now again if I had a boy I would name him adam

  6. on Thursday 26th of May 2016 08:46:32 AM

    Hi my son’s name is Adam and is two years old now. He became always sick and some one told me Adam name is not good for him, you have to put some another name with it like ” Adam Safiullah”. Please Can you suggest something for me in this regards.

  7. on Monday 27th of June 2016 08:06:50 AM

    Assalamu alaikum

    my name is abdul azeez, i am planning to name may son ” shaan adam ” what is the meaning of this name
    and it is correct?

  8. on Wednesday 24th of August 2016 09:02:51 PM

    Sir
    my name SHAHUL HAMEED it good name or any shirk meaningcomethis name pls send replay to my mail
    extremeshahul@gmai.com

  9. on Monday 11th of September 2017 03:48:36 PM

    Adam is a sick name so you should call your child It

  10. on Saturday 28th of October 2017 08:15:06 AM

    Hi am decide to be name adam, if u hav any sugestion aftr the name adam

  11. on Wednesday 31st of January 2018 10:06:34 AM

    I am planning to call my child Adam. But someone told me no one in Pakistan calls their child so. It’s humiliating to call your boy Adam. Is this true? Any body knows something?

  12. on Sunday 4th of February 2018 01:57:16 PM

    My name is Muhammad Adam,I am from Pakistan,people love this name in Pakistan,

  13. on Monday 2nd of April 2018 03:30:59 PM

    Can you please tell me the meaning of the name “Naimur Adam “

  14. on Thursday 10th of May 2018 07:00:52 AM

    I nedd a name after adam by islam and good name… Pls help me by your comments… or sent to my mail… mohammed rafeeq0016@gmail. Com

  15. on Friday 25th of May 2018 01:26:48 PM

    Mohammed Adam simplifies the blessing of both Adam and Mohammed so please choose for your son.

  16. on Tuesday 10th of July 2018 09:57:53 AM

    Hello is it true that if you name your child Adam your child will always be sick? My son’s name is Adam and he’s 2 years old. Also what is the proof of that saying. Jazakum Allah Khayir

  17. on Monday 6th of August 2018 06:34:12 AM

    Aadam is a blessed name, the name of a great prophet and whom Allaah Azza wa Jal made with His Own Blessed Hands.

    Naming a boy Aadam is good. You are following the sunnah too. The prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said name your children after the names of Allaah and the Anbiyaa.

    The name Aadam does not make a child sick. This is pure ignorance and superstition. If a child is unwell its not due to a name, do ruqyaa for the child, or seek a good Homeopathic doctor for treatment.

    Muhammad Nabeel As-Seylani

  18. on Monday 6th of August 2018 07:13:13 PM

    Assalaamu alaikum… Im plan to cl my son aadam with his father name as aadam ibnu yunus.. Is there any problm.. Pls rply

  19. on Wednesday 5th of September 2018 04:13:03 PM

    Salam
    My son is called Adam and my daughter is called avaa

  20. on Saturday 29th of September 2018 07:25:04 PM

    My son is Adam but pronounced Ardam

    Jzk for the info
    His sister is called Safaa

  21. on Wednesday 17th of October 2018 09:02:31 AM

    Assalam,
    I am planning to name my son as “Adam Mehdan” inshaallah.
    Is there any problem when it comes to Arabic meaning

  22. on Thursday 1st of November 2018 05:19:03 PM

    My brother is called Adam
    My name is Sarah
    And my lil sis will be born tomoz
    So skied lol

  23. on Saturday 9th of February 2019 04:18:01 AM

    what is tha sapling english letter adahm,adam,aadam

  24. on Thursday 21st of March 2019 05:14:55 AM

    Adam is Michael who is the Chosen one.

  25. on Monday 27th of May 2019 11:22:11 AM

    Assalamualaikum,my name is Adam from nigeria people like and named child and say is nice name!

  26. on Saturday 15th of June 2019 07:15:43 AM

    my son named Adam MUHAMMED this name is suitable or not.
    I mean 2 profet name is coming together.

  27. on Thursday 11th of July 2019 01:04:45 PM

    i am planing to name my son adam sinan can you suggest me for your opinion and meaning

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