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A Quranic Name for Boys

How to pronounce Idris

Islam + D + pRay + sEE + Sweet

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Idris in Arabic)إِدْرِيْس
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Meaning of Idris

Idris is a direct Quranic name for boys and is the name of one of the prophets mentioned in the Quran. The meaning of the name is not known for certain, but some sources say it could be derived from the Arabic D-R-S root which means “to study”, “to instruct”, and some say it means “interpreter”. Idris is possibly the same person as the biblical prophet Enoch.

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Monday 30th of October 2017 07:49:55 AM

    Write your comment here…please i have a baby whose named IDRISS and i dont want to call him directly so can you help me with orders name that means same with IDRISS

  2. on Thursday 26th of July 2018 02:47:25 PM

    Why wouldn’t you want to call your child the name that you have given him? If you didn’t want to call him that, then you should’ve given him a different name that you actually want to call him. Or maybe you’re referring to a nick name? I think drisee would be cute

  3. on Saturday 2nd of February 2019 04:43:26 AM

    Is it good for me to name my baby Idris as Islamic name

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