20 Muslim baby names

Looking for beautiful baby names from the Muslim tradition? Here's are some stunning suggestions...

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In the Muslim tradition, great care is given to thinking about the name someone is given – it’s thought of as the first gift a child receives to take them on their journey of life.

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There are some really beautiful names from the Muslim world. Take a look at some our favourite ones, separated into lists for boys and for girls.

Boys

  • Abdul – Meaning ‘servant of God’ and is often used as a prefix to other names
  • Fahim – Meaning wise or learned
  • Hiba – Meaning ‘gift of God’
  • Jed – Meaning ‘beloved by God’
  • Kareem – Meaning ‘generous’
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  • Maali – Meaning ‘noble’ or ‘sublime’
  • Nahim – Meaning to comfort, or a blessing
  • Parsa – Meaning ‘pure’ or ‘holy’
  • Rida – Meaning contentment or satisfaction
  • Shaf – Meaning ‘healing’
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Girls names

  • Amira – Meaning ‘princess’
  • Dama – Meaning river or ocean
  • Eesha – Meaning purity, creativity
  • Fari – Meaning pretty, beautiful
  • Heba – Meaning ‘gift of God’
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  • Khadija – one of the most popular Muslim girl’s names as it was the name of the Prophet’s first wife
  • Mahi – Meaning heaven and earth joined together
  • Oma – Meaning ‘of life’
  • Raya – Meaning Queen
  • Talia – Meaning ‘Dew from heaven’

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