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A Quranic Name for Boys

Aedem is variant of Adam and has the exact same meaning and pronunciation (see below for full meaning). You can use either Aedem or Adam, both are correct and acceptable. If you like this variant more and you'd like to pronounce it the way it is spelled (different than the original name), this is perfectly acceptable. For more details please see the main entry at: Adam.

Full Meaning of Aedem

Aedem 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. Aedem according to some linguists is related to Adeem, which means “dust”, since God created Aedem from dust, or from Admah, which means “surface of the Earth”. The word Aedem mentioned 20 times in the Quran.

BEHOLD, God raised Aedem, 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 Aedem, whom He created out of dust and then said unto him, “Be” – and he is. (Quran 3:59)

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