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A Quranic Name for Boys

Short meaning of HusseinBeautiful and Radiant | Virtuous, Pious, God-Fearing and Devoted to God
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How to pronounce Hussein

Humble + pUt + SAY + New

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Arabic Spelling (How to write Hussein in Arabic)حسين
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of HusseinHosayne Houseyn Husain Huwsseeyn Housseiyn Huwsseiyn Howssein Husen Hussain Hosseen Hosseyeyn
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Quranic Root
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H6-S-N
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Meaning of Hussein

Hussein is an indirect Quranic name for boys. Hussein is a synonym of Hasan, it means “beautiful”, “handsome”, “goodly”, “gentle”, “good-mannered”, “virtuous.” However, Hussein also has the additional meaning of “high mountain”. Hussein is a common Muslim since it was the name of the grandson of Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings of Allah upon him and his family and companions.

And be constant in praying at the beginning and the end of the day, as well as during the early watches of the night: for, verily, good deeds drive away evil deeds: this is a reminder to all who bear [God] in mind. (Quran 11:114)

Thereupon Moses returned to his people full of wrath and sorrow, [and] exclaimed: “O my people! Did not your Sustainer hold out [many] a goodly promise to you? bid, then, [the fulfilment of] this promise seem to you too long in coming? Or are you, perchance, determined to see your Sustainer’s condemnation fall upon you, and so you broke your promise to me?” (Quran 20:86)

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