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A Quranic Name for Boys and Girls

How to pronounce Aidan

Understand + praY + Dove + smArt + New

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Aidan in Arabic)عيدان
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of AidanEidan Aetaan Aedane Aedaan Eiytaan Aidaane Aetan Aiydan Aeytan Aiydaan Eytaan
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Quranic Root
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AIN-D-N
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Meaning of Aidan

Aidan is an indirect Quranic name for boys and girls that means “tall palm tree”. It is derived from the Ain-D-N root (perpetuity) which is used in many places in the Quran.

God has promised the believers, both men and women, gardens through which running rivers flow, therein to abide, and goodly dwellings in gardens of perpetuity: but God’s goodly acceptance is the greatest [bliss of all] -for this, this is the triumph supreme! (Quran 9:72)

Reader Comments:

  1. Anonymous on Saturday 20th of December 2014 07:59:18 PM

    i gave name to my boy Aidan. is it 100% good muslim name? i am not certain this is good meaning

  2. QuranicNames.com Staff on Sunday 21st of December 2014 07:37:49 PM

    @1: All names are acceptable for Muslim children unless they have a meaning that goes against Islam. Since Aidan doesn’t have a bad meanin, it is an acceptable name for a Muslim child.

  3. Anonymous on Tuesday 24th of March 2015 10:04:51 PM

    My sons name is Aydan but can’t seem to find any meanings. Is it ok for muslim name.

  4. Anonymous on Thursday 3rd of September 2015 06:44:28 AM

    aidan khan ke mayene kya hai mujhe boy ka naam rakhna hai

  5. Anonymous on Tuesday 5th of January 2016 08:10:10 PM

    allah akbar

  6. Anonymous on Sunday 20th of March 2016 05:57:13 PM

    Very gooodiful name really apreciate my time with all of my house in the car and my garage is to small bye bye my sisters and brothers I say bye now cud age love u all my Muslim people

  7. Anonymous on Monday 18th of April 2016 05:02:24 PM

    What is the correct meaning for Aidan? Does it mean tall Palm trees in heaven?

  8. Anonymous on Sunday 24th of July 2016 08:16:50 PM

    This “عيدان” spelling you listed is pronounced AY-dān (ay rhyming with hey, dān rhyming with Khan) and shouldn’t be spelled as Aidan in English as Aidan is pronounced in English as AY-dən (ay rhyming with hey, dən sounding like the dən part of Jordan). The meaning of this Arabic spelling you’re talking about should be spelled different than Aiden in English like “Aydaan” or “Aidaan”.

    The name Aiden (pronounced AY-dən which is what most people who searched this name are looking for i.e. info about this name with THIS pronunciation) is actually a pronunciation variant of the Turkish name “Aydın” (pronounced eye-dən, meaning “enlightened”). (Go on the website Forvo if you’re still confused and want to hear how Aydın is pronounced in Turkish.)

    So the Muslim name Aiden (which is pronounced in English speaking countries as AY-dən) is related to the Turkish name “Aydın” meaning “enlightened”.

    The Muslim name Aiden is written as “ایدن” in Persian.

    Hope I helped anyone who was confused and wanted to know the correct Muslim meaning of Aiden. 🙂

  9. Anonymous on Wednesday 7th of September 2016 09:04:35 AM

    Anonymous on Sunday 24th of July 2016 08:16:50 PM
    You did help A LOTTTTTT. Thanks

  10. Anonymous on Thursday 13th of October 2016 01:49:35 AM

    The root meaning or word of phrase where aydaan appears in the Quran is in reference to the garden of Eden, or paradise “adnin tajre min thahthihal anharu fee khalideena fee ha” and it connects with “everlasting” “eternal” and also encompasses other meanings like “enlightened”.

  11. Anonymous on Friday 18th of November 2016 04:53:38 AM

    It should not matter if a name is Quranic or not. Giving a child a non quranic/Islamic name does not make them any less of a Muslim than someone with a quranic/Islamic name. Like one poster said, as long as it doesn’t go against Islam, such as calling your child “Christian”, then it is ok. Chose a name you and your partner like, not a name to please “others”. Who are they to judge, only the almighty (swt) can judge us.

  12. Anonymous on Sunday 20th of November 2016 09:46:23 AM

    If I spell the name Aiden? Is it still reference to garden of Eden?

  13. Anonymous on Wednesday 21st of December 2016 09:01:03 PM

    I am wanting to name my child aiden, but im not fully sure if it is acceptet in islam. So i was just wondering if aiden is accepted?

  14. Anonymous on Tuesday 5th of September 2017 10:26:04 AM

    We got name Aidan with spelling in arabic as اىدان with alif yay dal alif noon.
    It means in arabic Intelligent & helpful. Is it true and fine???

  15. Anonymous on Sunday 12th of November 2017 05:56:25 AM

    In Turkish and Azerbaijani, Aidan (or Aydan) means ‘from the moon’ , or the one from the moon. And mainly it’s a girls name.
    Hope this helps.

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