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

Updated on July 19, 2020
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Karima grew up speaking Arabic with her parents and family. She loves her culture and language!

Arabic Baby Boy Names
Arabic Baby Boy Names | Source

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

Name
Meaning
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". | Source
Name
Meaning
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

Name
Meaning
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". | Source
Name
Meaning
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

Name
Meaning
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". | Source
Name
Meaning
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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