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200+ Arabic Baby Boy Names and Meanings (Modern & Cute!)

Karima grew up speaking Arabic with her parents and family. She loves her culture and language!

Arabic Baby Boy Names

Arabic Baby Boy Names

Finding the perfect name for your new baby boy is one of the most important decisions you'll have to make, and there are thousands of wonderful names out there! Narrowing it down by language makes it a bit easier.

Arabic is spoken by over 300 million people from 26 different countries. It is also one of the most difficult languages to learn! Its complexity, beauty, and unique sound makes it a popular language for names. Many names have multiple meanings!

Whether you love the way it sounds, want to honor your Arab heritage, or simply want to give your baby a name from the Qur'an, this list is chock-full of cute, modern, and sweet name ideas for your baby boy. Congratulations!

Unique Arabic Names Ideas for a Baby Boy

NameMeaning

Abbas

Lion

Abdul

Servant of God

Abid

Worshipper

Adil

Wise, insightful

Adam

Made from earth, clay

Adib

Cultured, scholar

Adnan

Pioneer

Afif

Modest

Ahmed

Praiseworthy, the most praised one

Ahsan

Perfection, excellence

Ajmal

Very handsome

Aladdin

Peak of faith

Ali

Exalted, high

Alim

All-knowing

Amer

Prosperous, full of life

Amin

Truthful

Amir

Prince

Anwar

Luminous

Aqeel

Knowledgable, wise

Asad

Lion

Ashraf

Most honorable one, very noble

Ayman

Righteous

Amin, or Ameen, is a beautiful boy's name that means "truthful".

Amin, or Ameen, is a beautiful boy's name that means "truthful".

NameMeaning

Aziz

Darling, precious

Azmi

Determined

Badr

Full moon

Bakri

Early worker

Bahjat

Happiness

Bashir

One who brings good news

Bilal

Freshness, moisture

Burhan

Proof

Dawoud

Beloved (Arabic version of the name David)

Deen

Religion

Ehsan

Charitable

Fadel

Virtuous

Fadir

Savior, sacrificer

Faheem

Understanding, intelligent

Faisal

Arbitrator, one who separated what's good from what's evil

Faiz

Successful

Farid

Unique

Fayez

Victorious

Fazli

Kind

Fikri

Intelligent

Modern and Cute Names for Baby Boys in Arabic

NameMeaning

Ghassan

Youthful, handsome

Ghiath

Savior, rain that falls after a long draught

Habib

Beloved, friend

Hadi

Leader, guide

Hakim

Wise

Halim

Gentle, patient

Hamza

Lion, strong, brave

Hani

Happy

Harun

Warrior lion

Hashem

Crusher, breaker

Hassan

Benefactor, good, handsome

Hatem

Decisive, determined

Haydar

Lion, brave

Hazem

Resolute

Hisham

Generous

Hussein

Handsome

Abu Hurayrah

Father of a kitten

Ibrahim

Father of nations (Arabic version of Abraham)

Idrees

Studious, smart

Iqbal

Fortunate

Iyad

Support, reinforcement

Ja'far

Small stream, creek

Jalal

Majesty, dignity

Jamal

Beauty

Jaleel

Lovely

Jawad

Generous, open-handed

Jawad means "generous".

Jawad means "generous".

NameMeaning

Jubair

Mender, unbreaker

Kamal

Excellence

Kareem

Generous

Kazem

One who controls his anger and doesn't act upon it

Khaled

Eternal, endless, immortal

Louay

Shield, protector

Mahdi

Well-guided

Mahmud

Praiseworthy

Majid

Noble, magnificent

Malik

Owner, king

Mansour

One who is victorious

Marwan

Solid stone, very strong lion, leader

Mohammed

Praised, commendable

Muhannad

Sword made in India

Mounir

Illuminating, luminous

Mustaga

The chosen one

Nadeem

Drinking and eating companion

Nabeel

Noble

Naji

Survivor

Najib

Highborn, excellent

Naeem

Happiness

Cute Arabic Names for Boys

NameMeaning

Naseem

Breeze

Nasser

Victorious

Odai

Sunrise

Omar

Flourishing, long-lived

Othman

Wise, powerful

Qasim

One who distributes

Qadir

Full of power

Rabi'

Spring

Raed

Leader, pioneer

Rahim

Merciful

Rami

The one who throws an arrow

Rasheed

Rightly guided

Rayan

Watered, luxuriant, plentiful

Sa'id

Happy

Saad

Prosperity, felicity

Salah

Righteousness, goodness, peace

Salim

Safe, secure, healthy

Salman

Safe, secure

Sami

Elevated, sublime

Sayf

Sword

Shadi

Singer, enchanter

Zaki means "chaste".

Zaki means "chaste".

NameMeaning

Shafiq

Compassionate

Suheil

Level, even, Canopus (the star)

Suleiman

Man of peace

Taher

Purity, cleanliness

Tahsin

Improvement, enhancement

Talal

Admirable

Tareq

Striker, one who travels at night, morning star, visitor in a dream

Tawfiq

Successful, fortunate

Wafi

Reliable

Waheed

One

Waleed

Newborn

Yahya

God is gracious

Yaseen

Chief

Yasser

One who makes things easier

Yunus

Dove

Yusef

God increases (Arabic name for Joseph)

Zaid

To prosper

Zayn

Beauty, grace

Zakariah

God has remembered

Zaki

Pure, chaste, without sin

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