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A Quranic Name for Boys

Short meaning of ZidanGrowth and Progress
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How to pronounce Zidan

Zidan: Zoom + mEEt + DArk + Name
Zaydan: Zoom + prAY + DArk + Name

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Zidan in Arabic)زيدان
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of ZidanZeeydan Zydaane Zeeidan Zeedan Zeydaan Ziedaane Zydane Ziedaan Zedaane Zidane Ziedan
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Meaning of Zidan

Zidan or Zaydan (which are one and the same name) is a Quranic name for boys that means increase, growth and progress. It is a synonym of Zaid, also a Quranic name. Zidan is not directly mentioned in the Quran but its root is Z-Y-D which is used a lot in the Quran.

Grammtically, Zaydan is the standard name, and it is the muthanna (two count plural) of Zaid, i.e. it means “two Zaids“, twice as much increase and growth as Zaid. The Zidan pronunciation is more commonly used among people, though it is not standard. There are no issues with using either pronunciation.


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  1. Anonymous on Sunday 29th of March 2015 08:12:29 PM

    Assalam Alakium,
    But was is the meaning of Zidan?
    Jazakallah khair

  2. Anonymous on Monday 30th of March 2015 05:20:25 PM

    Should i put my boys name zidan?is it muslim name ..please give some idea with some haditj reference..

  3. Anonymous on Friday 7th of August 2015 07:14:25 AM

    My son’s name is Zidane. And I’m happy to have this name to my son.

  4. Anonymous on Friday 7th of August 2015 07:16:15 AM

    Sorry it’s Zidan not Zidane,and Im shure it’s muslim name.

  5. Anonymous on Friday 23rd of October 2015 10:59:29 AM

    Is yohan is muslim name ? Pls let me know if possible

  6. Anonymous on Friday 22nd of January 2016 02:31:00 AM

    yes zidan is a muslin name…and my name is also zidan…..

  7. Anonymous on Friday 10th of June 2016 12:48:47 PM

    My name is zidan I am 11 years old

  8. Anonymous on Tuesday 27th of September 2016 10:33:09 AM

    Assalam Alakium,
    My son’s name is Zidan.
    its Meaning is In Urdu
    Zidan = “ترقی اور پیش رفت”
    Tayyab Patel

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