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Sahabi Names

Added on July 31, 2014

Sumama

Sumama, also written as Thumama, is an Arabic name for boys and girls that means "salvation", "to be rescued". It is also the name of a genus of plants called Panicum, among these plants ... Read more

Bilal

Bilal is an Arabic name for boys that means "water". It is the name of a close companion of the Prophet, peace and blessings of Allah upon him, whose full name is Bilal ibn Rabah and who came ... Read more
Added on January 12, 2014

Wael

Wael is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means "one who takes refuge", "tribe". It is the name of some companions of the Prophet ﷺ, such as Wael al-Qail and Wael bin Abil Qu'ais. Wael ... Read more
Added on January 3, 2014

Muzarib

Muzarib is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means "striker", "fierce attacker". It is the name of one of the Sahaba (companions of the Prophet ﷺ), whose full name is Muzarib bin Zaid. ... Read more

Zuraib

Zuraib is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means "fierce attacker". It is the name of one of the Sahaba (companions of the Prophet ﷺ) whose full name is  Zuraib ibn Naqeer ibn ... Read more
Added on December 1, 2013

Owais

Owais is an ancient Arabic name that means "little wolf", it comes from Aws, which means "wolf". Aws was the name of one of the main Arab tribes of the city of Madinah, the other being ... Read more
Added on November 24, 2013

Meaning of Humayl or Humail

Humayl, also written as Humail, is an ancient Arabic name for boys with uncertain meaning. It is derived from the H26-M-L root which has meaning of "water flowing without obstruction", "rain ... Read more
Added on October 28, 2013

Long list of Sahabi names with meanings (Companions of the Prophet Muhammad)

Below is a list of Sahabi names (names of companions of the Prophet), starting with the most popular ones. If you have questions about any of these names feel free to ask. Arqam bin Abi ... Read more
Added on September 26, 2013

Umar

Umar is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means "life", "long-lived". Umar is commonly used by Muslims and Arab Christians out of love for Umar ibn al-Khattab, a great Muslim leader and ... Read more

Umair

Umair is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means "life" and "long-lived". It is derived from the Ain-M-R root which is used in many places in the Quran. Umair is also the name of a brave ... Read more

Ammar

Ammar is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means "one who brings a place back to life", "one who tends and maintains something", "long-lived", "God-fearing", "pious", "one whose presence ... Read more

Yasir

Yasir is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means "easy" (opposite difficult), "right-handed". It the name of a Sahabi, Yasir abu Ammar, may Allah be pleased with him. Yasir is derived ... Read more
Added on July 24, 2013

Anas

Anas is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means a person who brings you joy and peace of mind, who removes your fears and worries. It is a common name of the Sahabah (companions of the ... Read more
Added on March 27, 2013

Jabir

Jabir means a person who works to make the world a better place and solves problems and fixes and improves things, a person who performs good deeds, and a person who is powerful and can get ... Read more

Bab

Bab means door, gate entrance, topic, category. It is the name of a Sahabi (companion of the Prophet, may the peace and blessings of God be upon him), Bab bin Umair. And he said, "O my sons, ... Read more

Ubai

Ubai is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means "little dad", it is a loving nickname for Abi, which means "father". It derived from the A-B-A root which is used in many places in the ... Read more

Aban

Aban is an indirect Quranic name for boys and girls that means "clear", "lucid", "eloquent." It is derived from the B-Y-N root which is used in many places in the Quran, including in the name ... Read more
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