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Akber

A Quranic Name for Boys

Meaning: High Status, Exalted, Sublime and Superb

Akber is variant of Akbar and has the exact same meaning and pronunciation (see below for full meaning). You can use either Akber or Akbar, 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: Akbar.

Full Meaning of Akber

Akber is a direct Quranic name for boys that means “greatest”, “most important”, “most senior”, “highest in status”. The word Akber is used about 23 times in the Quran.

Then, when he saw the sun shining, he said, ‘This is my Lord! This is the greatest of all!’ Then when it set, he said, ‘My people, I disown all that you worship besides God.’ (Quran 6:78)

Behold how We bestow [on earth) more bounty on some of them than on others: but [remember that] the life to come will be far higher in degree and far greater in merit and bounty. (Quran 17:21)

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