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Lokman

A Quranic Name for Boys

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

Full Meaning of Lokman

Lokman is a direct Quranic name for boys that refers to a person mentioned in the Quran. Chapter 3 of the Quran, Surat Lokman, is named after him. The Quran does not mention whether he was prophet, some consider him a prophet and others think he was just a good wise man. The Quran mentions Lokman twice.

12. And We had certainly given Lokman wisdom [and said], “Be grateful to Allah.” And whoever is grateful is grateful for [the benefit of] himself. And whoever denies [His favor] – then indeed, Allah is Free of need and Praiseworthy.

13. And [mention, O Muhammad], when Lokman said to his son while he was instructing him, “O my son, do not associate [anything] with Allah. Indeed, association [with him] is great injustice.” (Quran 31:12-13)

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