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A Quranic Name for Boys

Short meaning of ZaydGrowth and Progress
See below for detailed meaning
How to pronounce Zayd

Z + gAIn + Dimple

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Arabic Spelling (How to write Zayd in Arabic)زيد
Quranic Nature
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Directly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of ZaydZaide Zaid Zaede Zaed Zayde
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Meaning of Zayd

Zayd means growth, abundance, one who makes progress. It is the name of Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam)’s adopted son. It is mentioned once in the Quran. Many of the Prophet’s companions were named Zayd and for this reason it is a popular name among Muslims.

When you [Prophet] said to the man who had been favored by God and by you, ‘Keep your wife and be mindful of God,’ you hid in your heart what God would later reveal: you were afraid of people, but it is more fitting that you fear God. When Zayd no longer wanted her, We gave her to you in marriage so that there might be no fault in believers marrying the wives of their adopted sons after they no longer wanted them. God’s command must be carried out. {33:37}

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Friday 3rd of April 2015 12:28:05 AM

    masallah my zaid is very cute………iam very happy……………………………………………………….!

  2. on Wednesday 20th of May 2015 12:41:58 PM

    InshaAllah I am going to name my son Zayd who was born on the day before yesterday

  3. on Tuesday 4th of August 2015 02:58:00 PM

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  4. on Monday 31st of August 2015 03:37:30 PM

    Alhamdullillah… My name is mentioned in Quraan. Mashallah… very beautiful name.

  5. on Tuesday 27th of October 2015 03:44:50 PM

    My son born wednesday 21 oct 2015 . 09.56 am . So please zayd name is ok know

  6. on Monday 8th of February 2016 12:12:02 AM

    I think I will go with Aidan Zayd Khan its a good name dont you think so I think my husband will be very happy he’s my high school crush the irony!!! Lol!!!!! ;D

  7. on Thursday 18th of February 2016 09:52:02 AM

    My son zaid Ahmed Is very cute boy and name is very luck

  8. on Thursday 18th of February 2016 09:53:41 AM

    My son zaid Ahmed Is very cute boy and name is very luck S/0 Atique Ahmed soomro

  9. on Monday 27th of June 2016 12:03:47 AM

    Mashaallah my name is also zaid may allah forgive me

  10. on Tuesday 16th of August 2016 05:19:56 PM

    omg im going to name my son zayd inshallah when i grow up. It is such a beautiful name mashallah.

  11. on Saturday 8th of October 2016 03:17:30 PM

    I love my name so much ………………………..,,,,,,,.,…………….,,,.

  12. on Saturday 8th of October 2016 03:18:10 PM


  13. on Thursday 12th of January 2017 07:04:22 AM

    Masha allah…My son also named as Zayd and he too was born on the same day of your son 21 October 2015.. but time is 11:15..

  14. on Friday 21st of April 2017 03:04:18 PM

    My brother Zaid (age 24) is gone back to ALLAH pak. May the winds of heaven blown on him with hazrat zaid ra aameen

  15. on Wednesday 15th of November 2017 04:56:34 PM

    My son name is zaid khan born on 18may 2017 by around 2.55pm

  16. on Wednesday 7th of February 2018 09:15:46 AM

    ALHAMDULILLAH my son’s name is Mohammed Zaid Uddin

  17. on Saturday 7th of April 2018 07:10:24 AM

    My friend rather more than a friend’s name is Mohammad is a Sha Allah

  18. on Saturday 7th of April 2018 07:12:09 AM

    His name is Mohammad Sha Allah he is a Revert.

  19. on Monday 23rd of April 2018 05:16:22 AM

    I love my Name so so much dat always I like pronouncing it myself… Lolx

  20. on Tuesday 1st of May 2018 01:51:42 PM

    I’m very happy my son is Zaid. Blessed to be a muslim. I pray he grow up to be a good muslim. Beautiful name

  21. on Tuesday 1st of May 2018 08:20:50 PM

    Am happy to name my son DAT name I pray dat de name always add meaning to their lives

  22. on Friday 8th of June 2018 10:50:14 PM

    My names Zaid and everyone says its pretty cool so I’m pretty happy about that.

  23. on Tuesday 16th of October 2018 04:13:22 PM

    My son was born 26 sept and we named him zayd ul-islam

  24. on Wednesday 20th of March 2019 02:46:51 PM

    Names ZAYD ini quitting bud atm how’s life ZAYD ZAYD ZAYD ZAYD ZAYD ZAYD ZAYD

  25. on Sunday 14th of April 2019 08:53:20 PM

    My name is Sara and i am very proud of it because everyone say its a nice name AL AHAMDULLILAH.

  26. on Tuesday 25th of May 2021 03:24:54 AM

    Alhamdulillah. My Second son’s name is Muhammad Zaid. I was looking for Unique sahabah name in that this name was very special with respect to hadhidh and quran as mentioned below.

    He is the only sahabah name mentioned in Quran (22nd Juz, in Surah Ahzab) once other than Muhammad name.
    He is an adopted son of Muhammad
    And he is 3rd person who embrace Islam (1st Kathija rali, Ali rali)

  27. on Tuesday 9th of November 2021 06:33:09 PM

    My cute son name is Muhammad zaid.. he is very polite and cute

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