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Can you please provide a long list of Sahabi names?


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Below is a list of Sahabi names (names of companions of the Prophet), starting with the most popular ones. If you have questions about any of these names feel free to ask.

Arqam bin Abi al-Arqam (snake)
Baraa bin Malik (innocent)
Hasan bin Ali (handsome)
Hussain bin Ali (handsome)
Zubair bin Awaam (wise, firm, resolved)
Tufail bin Amr ad-Doosi (child, soft, night)
Abbas bin Abdul Mutallib (lion)
al-Miqdad bin al-Aswad (splitter, one who cuts things in half)
Abu Ayyub al-Ansari (father of Ayyub, Ayyub's meaning is not known with certainty, it is the name of a prophet in the Quran)
Abu Bakr as-Siddiq (young)
Abu Dharr al-Ghaffari (ant, or hermit, ascetic)
Abu Saeed al-Khudri (happy)
Abu Ubaida bin al-Jarraah (worshiper of Allah)
Abu Moosa al-Ash'ari (father of Moosa, who is an ancient prophet, the meaning of his name is not clear)
Abu Huraira (father of cats)
Usama bin Zayd bin Haritha (lion)
Asaad bin Zarara (happy)
Anas bin Malik (friend)
Bilal bin Rabaah (water)
Thabit bin ad-Duhdaah (steafast, stable, firm)
Jaafar bin Abi Talib (river)
Huzaifa bin al-Yamaan (free from faults)
Hassaan bin Thabit (handsome)
Hamzah bin Abd al-Mutallib (lion)
Khalid ibn al-Waleed (eternal, immortal)
Zayd bin Thabit (increase, prosperity)
Zayd bin Haritha
Saad bin Abi Waqqaas (happy)
Saad bin Ubadah
Saad bin Muaaz
Saeed bin Zayd (happy)
Salman al-Farsi (free from fault, safe)
Suhail bin Amr (ease)
Suhaib ar-Roomi (one whose hair color tends toward red or brown)
Talha bin Ubaidullah (shade tree, any tree that provides shade)
Ubad bin Bashr (worshiper of Allah)
Ubadah bin as-Saamit (worshiper of Allah)
Abdurrahmaan bin Awf (servant of Allah)
Abdullah bin az-Zubayr (servant of Allah)
Abdullah bin Rawaaha
Abdullah bin Abbas
Abdullah bin Umar bin al-Khattab
Abdullah bin Masud
Uthman bin Affan (snake)
Uthman bin Madoon
Ali bin Abi Talib (high, exalted)
Ammaar bin Yaasir (one who brings life to a place, who enlivens, who has a long life)
Umar bin al-Khattaab (living, having a long life)
Amr bin Al-Jamooh (same as Umar)
Amr bin al-Aas
Kaab bin Malik (glory, exaltedness)
Muhammad bin Muslima (praiseworthy)
Musaab bin Umair (difficulty, or one who can withstand hardship)
Muaaz bin Jabal (protected by Allah)
Abu Jandal bin Suhail (rock, massive rock)
Abdullah bin Suhail (servant of Allah)
Ahmar bin Sawaa bin Uday (red)
Uzaina bin Salama bin al-Harith (listener, obedient)
Azhar bin Abd Awf (blossoming)
Asad bin Khuzaima (lion)
Asad bin Khuwailid
As'ad bin Abdullah bin Malik (happy)
Aws bin Thabit (wolf)
Ibrahim bin Jabir (ancient prophet's name)
Ibrahim bin Qays
Ishaak al-Ghanawi (ancient prophet's name)
Ismaeel bin Saeed (ancient prophet's name)
Thaalaba bin Abdurrahman (fox)
Jabir bin Abdullah (overcomer, dominant)
Jubair bin Mutim (overcomer, dominant)
Jundub bin Zuhair (beetle)
Haabis bin Daghna (hermit)
Habeeb bin Rabeea (beloved)
Hanzalah bin Abi Aamir (a type of plant)
Khabaab bin al-Art (one who walks quickly)
Khubaib bin Uday (same as above)
Raafi bin Khadeej (high)
Zuhair bin Saleem (blossoming)
Saalim, freed slave of Abi Huzaifa (safe, without flaw)
Sakhr bin Wadi'ah (rock)
Safwaan bin Umayyah (rock)
Taariq bin Shahaab (star)
Uqail bin Abi Talib (comprehending, intelligent)
Ukasha bin Mihsin (spider)
Urwah bin Iyadh (lion)
Ikrimah bin Abi Jahl (dove)
Faatik bin Zayd (courageous, warrior)
Furaat bin Hayyan (pure water)
Labeed al-Aamiri (resident)
Mudrik bin al-Haarith (intelligent, perceptive)
Mahmood bin Muslimah (praiseworthy)
Haashim bin Utbah (breaker)
Waael bin Hajar (one who takes refuge in something)
Waathila bin al-Asqaa (wealthy)
Waasi bin Habbaan (generous, powerful)
Waasila bin Habbab (one who is kind to his relatives)
Waaqid bin al-Haarith (kindler of fire)
Ward bin Khalid (flower)
Wardaan bin al-Junayy (flower)
Waraqa bin Haabis (leaf)
Waraqa bin Nawfal
Wahb bin al-Aswad (gift, gift from Allah)
Wahbaan bin Saifi (same as above)
Hahnis bin Wibra (brave)
Yahyaa bin Asaad (alive)
Yahyaa bin Hakeem
Yazeed al-Uqaili (increase, prosperous)
Yazeed Abu Abdurrahman
Yazeed Abu Amr
Yazeed Abu Hane'
Yasaar bin al-Atwal
Yusr bin al-Harith (ease)
Yaseer bin Amr (easy)
Yaaqoob bin Aws (name of a prophet in the Quran)
Yaalaa al-Aamiri (high, sublime)
Yaamur as-Saadi (long-lived)
Yaeesh bin al-Jahni (alive)
Yusuf al-Fihri (name of a prophet in the Quran)

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Tuesday 16th of December 2014 09:00:00 PM

    Kindly add hazrat khuzaima bin thabit ra in this list too …..this name meant fragrance , iv sought the explanation of the meaning from mufti ismael menk and various other scholars too , alhumdolilah

  2. on Tuesday 16th of December 2014 09:03:21 PM

    Further to add , hazrat khuzaima bin tgabit ra was also known as ” zoush shahadtain”(his testimony was equal to testimony of TWO ; two witnesseses) , very noble and beloved companion of our prophet muhammad pbuh

  3. on Tuesday 10th of February 2015 07:10:11 PM

    Masha Allah, the Muslims have beautiful names and good meanings.

  4. on Tuesday 24th of February 2015 11:21:19 AM

    Assalamu Alaikum
    Can you clear to me that if i want to keep Arqam(Snake) name to my child is it ok, because it an snake name

  5. on Sunday 15th of March 2015 08:51:43 AM

    Asalamu alaikum kingly tell me detail about KHuzaima .

  6. on Monday 13th of April 2015 01:11:48 PM

    what does Abu Moosa al-Ash’ari name means…..??? (have your website found it……?

  7. on Saturday 2nd of May 2015 09:20:44 PM

    Can I keep ukasha…spider… name of my son …it will be good for my child .plz help me

  8. on Wednesday 22nd of July 2015 03:39:54 PM

    What’s the Meaning of Wardaan???
    Kindly post and comment below thank you!!!!!!!1

  9. on Tuesday 1st of September 2015 03:58:20 PM

    Ubad muhammad umer please suggest about the name we r choosing

  10. on Thursday 8th of October 2015 07:42:24 AM

    Hahnis bin Wibra (brave)
    please tel me about this name properly i select it

  11. on Tuesday 29th of December 2015 06:40:29 PM

    Please tell that how to write these sahaba names in arabic: Haabis,Hahnis,Haatib

  12. on Wednesday 30th of December 2015 03:23:18 PM

    Which companion of prophet Mohammed known as damayes up janna

  13. on Thursday 7th of January 2016 05:32:22 PM

    Assalam wa alaikum wa RwB
    Is it right to give a part of the given names above for babies? Or the same complete name should be given?

  14. on Thursday 14th of January 2016 06:23:57 PM

    thanks to written the of sahabi because now-a-days we have no time to search these names we are lost in a world and forget our goal of life thank u thank u so much.

  15. on Thursday 14th of January 2016 06:27:47 PM

    thanks to written the of sahabi because now-a-days we have no time to search these names we are lost in a world and forget our goal of life thank u thank u so much.from Abeer Hina L.H.R

  16. on Sunday 21st of February 2016 09:30:39 AM

    my email is, I am interested in knowing the existing kids of the prophet muhammed(pbuh) companions.

  17. on Friday 4th of March 2016 10:11:59 AM

    Please can you gives some details name of saamit/samit

  18. on Tuesday 15th of March 2016 10:10:17 PM

    what is the name of this sahabi who defended prophet muhammad s.a.w

  19. on Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 01:22:04 PM

    Assalamu Alaikum.
    pls what is the real name of prophet Muhammad ‘s companion Abu bakarata

  20. on Thursday 12th of May 2016 10:48:40 AM

    How mohammed zayd mustafa name Zayed mean increase pls reply the answer

  21. on Friday 27th of May 2016 02:32:17 PM

    you wrote Zayd bin Thabit (increase, prosperity)
    its Zayd / Zaid bin Sabit not Thabit

  22. on Friday 3rd of June 2016 03:32:28 PM

    Abu Bakr’s real name Abdullah bin Usman.

  23. on Friday 10th of June 2016 01:32:54 PM

    Great names of the companions of the Prophet (saw). If Allah (swt) wills i will try to remember them. Thank you for this list and may Allah (swt) bless you.

  24. on Tuesday 14th of June 2016 08:06:48 AM

    who from the Sahaba when become Muslim, shouted the shahada inside Koresh masjid haram

  25. on Saturday 18th of June 2016 08:20:00 PM

    Please remove the name yazeed from the list.i know dat must be som other yazeed but still remove it

  26. on Monday 20th of June 2016 10:15:43 AM

    What is the meaning of this name and who was in islamic history THUREIYAH

  27. on Tuesday 5th of July 2016 09:33:12 AM

    Dhari kalbi any shaba name I lesson from one of the bayn

  28. on Wednesday 27th of July 2016 12:06:02 AM

    Plz Add Zyaad Bin Lubaidزیاد بن لببید Radi Allahu Anh as he also narrated some of.the Ahadiyh from Holy Prophet Peace be upon Him.

  29. on Thursday 18th of August 2016 03:14:17 AM

    Please liste out all names of sahaba I karam in order ,they entered into islam and also in Urdu.

  30. on Wednesday 31st of August 2016 10:04:28 AM

    Plz give me detail name of rauman is name of companion

  31. on Monday 12th of September 2016 09:44:26 PM

    Can anyone tell me about Marwan bin hakim and is it fine to keep my son name as Marwan

  32. on Sunday 18th of September 2016 04:56:30 PM

    plz I want the sahaba R.A title list with title reasons….plz tell me….

  33. on Sunday 25th of September 2016 09:42:36 PM

    im from india non -muslim .and want to read holly Quran, in indian songs a song goes’Nabi Masook Banaya’ is there any beloved of Prophet Mohammad WAS named ‘Nabi’ or it just refering Almighty God as Nabi,please explain

  34. on Thursday 13th of October 2016 04:22:02 AM

    Assalam o alaikum kiya ap arfajah Kay meaning bta sakty hain or yh bhi k kis sahaba ka name h ??

  35. on Saturday 29th of October 2016 07:59:39 AM

    new name

  36. on Thursday 10th of November 2016 05:57:50 AM

    Plz tell shahabi name which start from abdullah .I want to select shahabi name .my name abdullah al maruf

  37. on Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 12:25:24 PM

    Assalamu Alaykum. My question hea is who is sobaan?

  38. on Sunday 27th of November 2016 08:04:19 AM

    Slm are they any name sahaba’s name bashir. please if are they least them the name only

  39. on Friday 9th of December 2016 07:46:44 PM

    Pls tell me Huhnis bin wibra is male sahabi or sahabiya RA???

  40. on Tuesday 27th of December 2016 04:09:39 PM

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  41. on Thursday 29th of December 2016 12:36:29 PM

    Asalam o Alaikum
    can u please tell me that is Romaan was the name of any Sahaba R.A ?

  42. on Tuesday 24th of January 2017 04:12:46 PM

    kindly tell me in detail meaning of sufiyan (sahabi abu sufiyan).

  43. on Wednesday 25th of January 2017 07:15:25 PM

    Aslm Abu bakar ra and omer bin khatab ra why this names not come first

  44. on Tuesday 7th of February 2017 04:02:43 PM

    Waqas name means warrior on other site. And here on this site it means breaker and destroyer. However, Saad bin abi waqas means happy.
    Whats the most appropriate meaning of this name

  45. on Friday 10th of February 2017 08:37:16 AM

    give me detail of this name please
    Uzaina bin Salama bin al-Harith (listener, obedient)

  46. on Saturday 11th of February 2017 07:29:59 AM

    it is a good thing to remanber the all names of prophet muhammad (P.B.U.H) companions.

  47. on Thursday 16th of February 2017 01:56:11 PM

    Arqam meaning is “writer” correct it please.
    Pakistan zindabaad , Islam paindabaad.
    i love pakistan

  48. on Saturday 18th of February 2017 05:24:00 AM

    Please tell us what is the name of son of salman farsi R A

  49. on Sunday 19th of February 2017 11:45:28 AM

    can clarify the name Deyfellah… is it sohaba’s name?

  50. on Monday 20th of February 2017 04:31:55 PM

    Was Jundub a name of a sahabah? Wallah, i didn’t know

  51. on Monday 20th of February 2017 04:35:44 PM

    Ali علي is not only the name of sahabah, it is also the name of Allah, Al Ali العلي

  52. on Saturday 4th of March 2017 06:50:56 AM

    Was there Hazrat Samia as prophet’s servant?
    Please answer asap

  53. on Monday 3rd of April 2017 04:12:27 AM

    Is Humayun the name of Sahabi??
    Is this the Islamic name? 0r Prophet??

  54. on Saturday 8th of April 2017 09:58:55 AM

    What are the history of ali bin abi talib(high exalted)

  55. on Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 01:19:39 PM

    Thanks for those you mentioned with their meanings. Allah will be with you always. أمي

  56. on Sunday 7th of May 2017 04:03:43 PM

    Very beautiful names of sahaba karam mashallah and also beautiful names. may Allah almighty blessed them all.

  57. on Tuesday 6th of June 2017 10:02:21 AM

    y is ukasha bin mohsin name mean spider. what is the correlation

  58. on Wednesday 7th of June 2017 07:22:25 PM

    Write your comment here…Masha Allah we muslims we beautiful names better than others alhamdulillah.

  59. on Monday 12th of June 2017 12:26:44 AM

    Is rakika saima khan a muslim name ? Then pl what is the meaning of it.

  60. on Monday 12th of June 2017 12:32:19 AM

    So far i know rakika a women sahabi name and meaning of it soft and saima meaning fasting women so it seems to me meaning is soft fasting woman

  61. on Wednesday 14th of June 2017 11:19:30 AM

    Can I keep the name muhammad hadi aur muhammad abdul hadi of my child?

  62. on Thursday 27th of July 2017 09:26:19 PM

    pls apart from the 25 names of the Prophets in the Holly Quran, what are the extra names of the other Prophets.

  63. on Tuesday 1st of August 2017 03:07:35 PM

    Whats the meaning of ifrahim and ifrahim name kis ka tha sahabi ya phir ???

  64. on Thursday 3rd of August 2017 10:00:50 AM

    “ibn” is the correct arabic word instead of “bin” which means “son.”

  65. on Saturday 12th of August 2017 06:51:06 AM

    How to write these names in arabic? Muaz, zayd , muaaz, muadh..

  66. on Sunday 20th of August 2017 05:26:13 PM

    Brother please check the meaning on arqam u wrote snake its wrong because arqam means writer the base if it us dar-e-arqam

  67. on Saturday 30th of September 2017 08:14:32 PM

    What is the meaning this name and who was the islamic history alyan and zayyan

  68. on Friday 6th of October 2017 02:04:28 AM

    my name is framin,I heard it was a sahabi name, so what is the meaning of “framin’?

  69. on Friday 6th of October 2017 02:16:29 AM

    I am Muslim, my full name ” Mohammed Framin Hossain Sarder “.

  70. on Friday 13th of October 2017 11:44:39 AM

    A salamu alaykum sir my question is can I keep khuzaim names for my son is this a a sahabis name

  71. on Wednesday 18th of October 2017 09:38:27 AM

    Thank you very much for providing us companions names with transportation.

  72. on Wednesday 18th of October 2017 04:49:28 PM

    Assalam o Alikum
    Brother I red all the list of sahaba name.
    As we looking for a name for our new born baby boy
    I found a name of sahaba Hahnis bin Wibra
    Please send me full detail at

  73. on Sunday 22nd of October 2017 04:06:31 PM

    Saad waleed name rakh sakty hain?what is the meaning

  74. on Sunday 29th of October 2017 06:38:40 PM

    me is muslim
    my name is Rasel
    i need to know that mean

  75. on Monday 30th of October 2017 01:13:54 AM

    Assalam alekum what is the meaning of zuhair is it sahabi name

  76. on Monday 6th of November 2017 05:36:59 PM

    Write your comment here… Salam Alaikum, please tell me more about Yasaar bin Atwal. his impact with our Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

  77. on Tuesday 21st of November 2017 02:41:55 PM

    please tell me the meaning of usaib and is it sahabi name

  78. on Wednesday 29th of November 2017 09:38:29 PM

    Tell me the meaning of Rofil? And is it Sahabi name??

  79. on Monday 18th of December 2017 02:00:32 PM

    Please Add this name..
    He is also a sahaabi.
    Whose name is
    Who was liked by Muhammad sal..
    Muhammad sal lift this sahabi in his hands
    After his shaheed.. who was poor and unliked person
    By most peoples

  80. on Monday 1st of January 2018 01:41:28 AM

    Kindly tell me what who was duraid and what is the meaning of duraid ?

  81. on Sunday 14th of January 2018 02:33:59 AM

    Asslam o Alaikum! Plz tell me the meaning of name “USAIRAM”. This is Sahaabi (RA) Name.

  82. on Tuesday 6th of February 2018 06:34:46 AM

    One who will follow the Sahaba (R.T.A), will found the Jannah (They all are Shining Star for Ummah)

  83. on Friday 9th of February 2018 05:24:32 AM

    Tameem is not sahabi name
    Please revert as comment

  84. on Sunday 11th of February 2018 02:01:06 PM

    khuzaima meaning is any tree who give us fragrance and fruit both.

  85. on Friday 23rd of February 2018 10:15:59 AM

    Please see the list in Wikipedia, Tameem is the name of Sahabi.

  86. on Monday 5th of March 2018 10:18:54 PM

    I want to keep my baby,s name .. should i keep his name khuzaima only or the complet khuzaima bin thabit.. plz guid

  87. on Tuesday 13th of March 2018 04:06:03 PM

    what meaning the name of Nusayer. i want to keep my baby name. also know meaning of Fahir. hlp plz

  88. on Thursday 22nd of March 2018 10:14:55 AM

    What is the meaning of umais? Is this sahabi name and complete biography is this for good newborn baby boy.

  89. on Wednesday 28th of March 2018 07:49:35 PM

    Kindly tell me what who was Al-rafin Hisan and what is the meaning of Al-rafin Hisan?

  90. on Tuesday 17th of April 2018 09:06:13 AM

    Is there any sahaba with the name sanaan….confirm it and give me its meaning

  91. on Friday 18th of May 2018 02:59:48 AM

    kindly tell me what is meaning of al-rafin.I want to keep my baby name abu huraira it right?also know meaning of fahir?

  92. on Friday 18th of May 2018 03:17:03 AM

    kindly tell me what is meaning of al-rafin.I want to keep my baby name abu huraira al-rafin and abu huraira al-fahir?is it right?also know meaning of fahir?

  93. on Wednesday 30th of May 2018 09:40:23 AM

    Assalaam o alaikum,
    Please tell me the name Prophets other than 25 mentioned in the list.
    Thanks & regards

  94. on Friday 1st of June 2018 12:22:20 PM

    Plz tell me a good beta 11.45 pr hua tk koi accha naam nhi mila hume koi accha naam btaye

  95. on Saturday 2nd of June 2018 06:11:30 AM

    Hammad -give me detail of this name please.
    and also he is sahaba>

  96. on Thursday 7th of June 2018 04:18:20 AM

    my twin baby boy born, please two similar name may be provided accordingly

  97. on Saturday 9th of June 2018 01:11:00 AM

    can you healf me my boys one names give me plz tell me sir & madam

  98. on Tuesday 3rd of July 2018 12:16:21 PM

    Hidayat orakzai from hangu Chang night I’m just doing lots photos

  99. on Thursday 23rd of August 2018 08:43:24 PM

    Write your comment is an other names of sohabiy Abdullah dhu al bajadin? this sohabiy history is not included.

  100. on Thursday 13th of September 2018 12:17:15 PM

    Can Keep the Name Muhammad Musab?
    And Also Tell Me Its Name Meaning……………………………?

  101. on Friday 15th of February 2019 04:02:43 PM

    Let me know meaning of Hamzy or Hamze or Hamze.

    Muhammed Hamzy Ali

  102. on Thursday 21st of February 2019 12:02:29 PM

    Khuzaimah bin Thabit bin al-Faakihخزيمة بن ثابت بن الفاكه

  103. on Saturday 6th of April 2019 04:44:05 PM

    Please share more details regarding wardaan sahabi name

  104. on Tuesday 17th of March 2020 12:00:10 PM

    Please tell me the meaning of name haweiras. Maalik bin haweiras

  105. on Monday 8th of February 2021 12:54:43 PM

    Is mehran name is sahabi name
    Please reply kijiye

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