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A Quranic Name for Boys

Meaning: Beautiful and Radiant | Virtuous, Pious, God-Fearing and Devoted to God

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

Full Meaning of Hussain

Hussain is an indirect Quranic name for boys. Hussain is a synonym of Hasan, it means “beautiful”, “handsome”, “goodly”, “gentle”, “good-mannered”, “virtuous.” However, Hussain also has the additional meaning of “high mountain”. Hussain 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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