50 Best Arabic Baby Boy & Girl Names with Meanings of 2021!

The beautiful journey of pregnancy is now in its last stretch, and the countdown for the baby’s arrival has begun. You are soon going to hold your little one in your arms. As you watch your baby open eyes, it is instantly going to be love at first sight! You and your partner will then get caught up in spending some of the most adorable memories with your baby. And finding a name for your baby might become secondary in your to-do list. Soon the day of your baby’s naming ceremony will arrive, and things might be haywire. To avoid all the hustle-bustle after your baby’s birth, the last week of your pregnancy is the best time to start looking for a perfect baby name. You don’t have to know the baby’s gender to find a name; you can always have a girl name and a boy name ready. Firstly, you and your spouse need to decide on an alphabet. Finding a baby name requires a team effort; it is best to involve the family in this bonding process. You will hear a variety of baby name suggestions, and then you can shortlist the names you like. If the process becomes a little overwhelming, you can follow these simple questions:

  • Are you looking for modern or traditional Arabic baby names?

  • Is the name too long when you combine it with your last name?

  • Are you looking for a girl name or a boy name with a meaning close to your heart?

  • Do you wish to create an Arabic boy name or an Arabic girl name using the name blending technique?

  • Are you and your partner happy with the Arabic baby girl name/Arabic baby boy name you have all decided upon?

  • Can you imagine your baby growing up to this name as an adult?

Once you know the answers to the questions mentioned above, you should easily be able to choose a name for your baby. To guide you in this name-hunt mission, we’ve also curated a list of some 50 Arabic baby names. This list also features the meanings of the names to help you make a choice even faster.

25 Best Arabic Baby Girl Names and their meanings:



AidaDenotes a tale of love, loyalty, betrayal and courage
BasimaThe one with a beautiful smile
CalianaDenotes a castle or tower; Caliana was a Moorish princess for whom a splendid palace was built in Spain
DaliaDenotes a flower
EiliyahThe one who is in peace and loves Allah
FaizaThe one who attains success
HakeemaRefers to a queen or a ruler
IfraThe one with unique identity
JuveriaThe one who is blessed
KhushbooDenotes fragrance or scent
LaibaRefers to an angel in heaven
MausamDenotes a weather or season
NaimaThe one who is calm
OrzalaRefers to the fire
PakeezaThe one who is polite and sweet
QiratDenotes a beautiful recitation
RabiyaRefers to the season of spring; also means fourth woman
Sabeena/SabinaDenotes a flower
TasneemRefers to a river in heaven
UmairaDenotes long life
VarishaRefers to lightning
WahidaThe one who is unique
XaveriaRefers to a new home; denotes brilliance and splendidness
YadiraThe one who is worthy
ZahiraDenotes brightness and brilliance; the one who always shine


25 Best Arabic Baby Boy Names and their meanings:

AdibSomeone who is polite, learned, cultured, and honest
BasirThe one who is wise
ChafikThe one who is always sympathizing
Diya Al DinThe one who is faithful; the one who is enlightened by religion
EhanDenotes a full moon
FadilThe one who is virtuous, distinguished and superior; signifies benefit, favour, eminent, grace, and excellence
HussainThe one who is handsome and good looking
IjazDenotes a miracle
JabeerThe one who is comforting
KarimThe one who is generous
LibanThe one who is successful and charming
MastanThe one who is fun loving
NajeebThe one who is noble
OwezRefers to a little wolf
ParvezThe one who is victorious, fortunate and happy
QadirThe one who is powerful
RiyadRefers to a garden
SuhailRefers to the sun
TaabishDenotes brilliance and warmth
UmraahRefers to a pilgrimage to Makkah
VaqifThe one who is always aware
WasimThe one who is graceful and good looking
XavianRefers to the sun and light
YahyaDenotes love
ZaidaanDenotes growth and increase


Phew! Now that you have made it to the end of this long list, we hope to have helped you find the perfect baby name and that you fell in love with it.

Looking for more baby names? Have a look at the top 100 popular Indian baby names by Pampers or simply try our Baby Name Generator tool; you can also filter out options by gender, origin, theme etc. in the tool. You could also take a look at our list of cool unisex baby names for your little one OR know that we have a separate list of trending 2021 Baby Girl Names & 2021 Baby Boy Names which you can always refer. For cute baby nicknames, do check out our list of 50 cute baby nicknames to find the special name that would just be for you and your loved ones. Apart from the wide range of Baby Names articles, we also have some useful tools/checklist at your disposal; do check them out below: Pregnancy due date calculator to get an estimation of your baby’s due date & visit our Hospital bag checklist page so that you are prepared for your baby’s arrival.

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