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A Quranic Name for Boys

How to pronounce Zulqarnain

Zero + pUt + pLay + IraQ + rUn + pRay + New +pAY + New

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Arabic Spelling (How to write Zulqarnain in Arabic)ذو القَرْنَين
Quranic Nature
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Directly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of ZulqarnainZul Qarnain Zulqarnayn Zolqarnain
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Meaning of Zulqarnain

Zulqarnain is an Arabic name for boys that means “possessor of two horns”. It is the name of a king or military leader mentioned in Surat al-Kahf (chapter 18 of the Quran). It is unclear why he was named such.

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Thursday 21st of April 2016 01:39:18 AM

    If Zulquarnain means that, then what would “Asima Zulquarnain” mean?

  2. on Thursday 12th of October 2017 01:48:56 PM

    I want to know the actual meaning of name zulqarnain

  3. on Saturday 17th of February 2018 09:09:32 AM

    Zulqarnain relates to two torah ram’s Horn jubilee year means return to original land provide level playing field for 4th generation.Therefore two horn theory is to provide jubilee like fair ditribution in (1)annual income and (2) in assets of deceased at death….refer to psalm 112/5 and Quran.

  4. on Monday 19th of February 2018 04:09:04 PM

    I want yo knowow the meaning of “Zisdan”. It is a name.

  5. on Wednesday 14th of March 2018 12:07:12 PM

    truth in Islam name search this name and read the deep what the meaning to this name and work in world time out to 2500 year ago.

  6. on Thursday 11th of April 2019 06:47:45 PM

    The real and actual meaning of Zulqarnain in Islam is possessor of two brilliant eyes.

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