In the Muslim family, the baby naming ceremony is known as "Aqīqah". It is an Islamic tradition were on the occasion of baby birth and homecoming into Muslim families sacrifice of an animal is also done as a gesture of prosperity and growth. According to tradition, Muslim parents name their child seven days after birth at an Aqiqah ceremony. Having a baby is an incredibly joyful and life-changing event, So is Baby naming ceremony one such event.

Have a glance at the list beneath we have listed 200+ modern Muslim baby names (both boy and girl) with their unique meanings.

200+ List of Modern Muslim Baby Names "Both Boy and Girl" With Their Meaning

Boy-GirlNameMeaning
BoyAafreenEncouragement, Praise, Blessing
BoyAamirRuler, Prince, Rich, Prosperous
BoyAarifAcquainted, Knowledgeable
GirlAbirFragrance, Strong, Auspicious red powder traditionally applied during the festival of Holi
BoyAdamA prophet's name, Black
GirlAdaraVirgin
GirlAdeelaEqual, Just, Honest
BoyAdnanLion, Bravery
BoyAdyanName of a prophet, A nabee
GirlAfafChastity
BoyAfzalMost excellent
BoyAhmadMeaning ‘much praised’.
GirlAidahVisiting, Returning, Reward
GirlAishaOne of the loveliest and most preferred names, it means ‘prosperous’.
BoyAleemA knowledgeable person, Wise, Scholarly, Omniscient, Learned, Religious scholar
GirlAleemaKnowing or knowledgeable, Wise
GirlAmeenaTrustworthy, Faithful, Peaceful, Honest
GirlAminahSecure, protected
GirlAnaanCloud, Joyful
BoyAshrafHonourable, Noble, Without grief
BoyAsimLimitless shank, Boundless, Protector, Infinite
GirlAsmaSky, Excellent, Precious, Prestige, High
BoyAtifSympathetic
GirlAyeshaAlive or living, Prophet Mohammad's wife
GirlAzeezaEsteemed, Precious, Cherished, Good friend, Comrade
BoyBadrIf you’re looking for some unique Muslim baby boy names, this one, meaning ‘full moon’, is a name you should definitely consider.
GirlBadyahUnprecedented, Amazing, Admirable, Unique, Knowledgeable person
BoyBahijCheerful
BoyBasheerBringer of good news
BoyBashirVision, Propitious, Auspicious, Prudent, Bringer of glad tidings
BoyBasimSmiling, Happy
GirlBasimahAlways smiling
GirlBatulAscetic virgin, A true devotee woman of Allah, Immaculate
BoyDabirJudge
BoyDafiqJubilant, Buoyant, Active
BoyDalilGuide
BoyDaniyalIntelligent
BoyDarimA narrator of Hadith
GirlDariyaKnowledgeable
BoyDarwishHumble being, Religious beggar
BoyDayyanRuler, judge
BoyDiyanBright light
GirlDuniaThe world
BoyEhanExpected
BoyEihabTo give freely, To endow someone with a gift
BoyEilshanRuler
BoyEjazMiracle, Wondrous nature
GirlElijahBeautiful, Sweet, Smart
BoyEmadConfidence
BoyFahimIntelligent, Beautiful
BoyFaihanFragant
BoyFaizPerhaps the most beloved of all Muslim boy names, it means ‘winner or victorious’.
BoyFarhanHappy, cheerful
GirlFarhanaHappy
GirlFaridaUnique, Matchless, Precious Pearl or gem
BoyFarzanWise
BoyFateenCaptivating, Clever, Smart, Fascinating
GirlFatimaProphet Muhammad's daughter
BoyFaysalDecisive, judge
BoyFayzanFavorite, Beneficence, Generosity, Abundance, Benefit
BoyFidaSacrifice
GirlFuratSweet water
GirlGhaaliyaFragrant
GirlGhadiaMorning, Cloud
BoyGhaniRich
BoyGhanimSuccessful
BoyGhaziHero
GirlGoharDiamond, Precious stone
GirlGul JanGul - flowers, Jan - life
BoyGulshanGarden of flowers
GirlHaadiyaGuide to righteousness, Gift
BoyHaidarLion, Title of Ali
GirlHajnaHungarian form of English Hannah, HAJNA means "favor, grace."
BoyHaleemMild, Gentle, Patient, Forbearing, Grown up
GirlHamidahPraiseworthy, Commendable, Friend
BoyHamzaStrong and steadfast
BoyHamzahLion, Name of the uncle of the prophet
GirlHanaFelicity
BoyHassanHandsome
GirlHinaMehndi, Fragrance
GirlHudaGuidance
GirlIbtihalPrayer, Supplication
BoyIhamExpected, Thin, Desire
GirlIkrimaA female pigeon name
BoyIliasA prophet's name,
GirlImaanFaith, Creed, Honesty, Belief, Truth honesty
BoyImadPillar, support
BoyImamLeader
GirlImanFaith
BoyImaranStrong, Prosperity population, A prophet's name
GirlInaayaGift of Allah, Concern, Solicitude
GirlIntisaarVictory, Triumph
BoyIqbalPropriety
BoyIrfanFairly common among Muslim boy names, it literally means ‘Knowledgeable, Thankfulness'
BoyIshfaqCompassion, Sympathy, Pity
BoyIzazHonor, Esteem, Regard
BoyJahaanThe world
BoyJaheerBright, Shining, Sparkling, Luminous, Visible, Distinct
GirlJahidaAbstinent, Helps the vulnerable
BoyJamalBeauty, grace
GirlJameelaBeautiful
GirlJamilaBeautiful, Lovely
BoyJarirCorpulent, One who can pull, Name of a famous Arab poet
GirlJasmineName of a flowering plant, Fragrant
GirlJohiJasmine
BoyJuberBrave warrior
BoyJunaidFighter, Warrior whose strength is equal to a small army
BoyKafeelGuardian
GirlKaheeshaPoetess, Daughter of Al-waqa
BoyKaiserCaesar, Emperor, King
BoyKareefBorn in autumn
GirlKareemaGenerous
BoyKhalidEternal
GirlKhalidaEternal
BoyKiyanKings, Royal
GirlLakhtaEar ring
GirlLamiahShine
GirlLateefaGentle
BoyLayzalAnother name of God, Immortal, Undying
GirlLeylaNight
GirlLuluPearls
GirlMahiraHighly skilled, Expert, Quick, Talented, Powerful
BoyMahmudPraised
BoyMahrusProtected
GirlMallikaJasmine, Garland, Queen, Daughter
GirlMarriyahFair woman
GirlMaryamBeautiful women, Flower, Beloved
GirlMeharCourtesy of God
BoyMehranAn old name of a river Sindh
BoyMiranPrincely, Princes
BoyMisbahLamp, Light
BoyMohsinHelpful, Beneficent, Charitable
BoyMoinFountain, Spring
BoyMuhsinBenevolent
BoyMuzaffarVictorious
BoyNabihNoble, Famous, Eminent, Outstanding
GirlNabilaNoble
BoyNaeemThere are few Muslim boy names as beautiful-sounding as this one, which means ‘comfort’.
GirlNajmaStar
BoyNaseefJust
BoyNasirHelper of God, One who helps, Assister, Friend, One who scatters, Exposer, Announcer, Protector, Supporter
BoyNazihPure, Chaste
GirlNeemaBorn to wealthy parents, the mother of Kabir, To adjust, To measure, Younger, Smaller
BoyNehanBeautiful
BoyNisarNature, Warm cloth, Victorious
BoyNiyazDedication, Offer
BoyNizalStriving, Contest
GirlNoorLight, Angel
GirlNooraLight
BoyNurazThe treasure of Noor
GirlOnimaAnalysis
BoyOwaisA companion of the prophet (Saw)
BoyOzhanThrower
BoyParinazCharming and beautiful
BoyQadimAncient
GirlQadiraPowerful, Able, Good at many things
GirlQayimaPrecious
BoyRafeeqKind friend
BoyRaheemMerciful
GirlRaheemaBeneficent
BoyRakinRespectful
BoyRamizSymbol, Prince, Honored, Respected
GirlRasheedaRighteous
BoyRayyanSatisfaction, Contented
BoyRehanFragrant one, Sweet scented, King, Star
GirlRehmaThe loving
BoyRizwanAcceptance, Goodwill
BoySaahirWakeful, Magician, Alert, Nocturnal
GirlSabaMorning breeze
GirlSabeenBoth the worlds
GirlSadiyaLucky, Blessed
GirlSaidaBranch, Tributary, Happy, Lucky, Fem of Saeed, Most beautiful, Unmatched, Friendly
BoySaifSword
BoySajidProtractor, One who worships God
GirlSakeenaTranquillity
GirlSaleenaThe Moon
BoySamimFragrance, Fragrant, Sincere, Genuine, Pure, True
GirlSamiraEarly morning fragrance or entertaining companion or wind, Enchanting
GirlSanahSkilful, Radiance, Elegance, Conciseness
BoyShaheenFalcon, Hawk (Garuda)
GirlShakiraGrateful
BoyShoaibWho shows the right path, Shoaib was a prophet of Islam
GirlSiddiqaTrustworthy, Honest
BoySofianDevoted
GirlSultanaQueen
BoyTaahidTo console, To guard
GirlTaimaOasis in northwest arabia
GirlTalibaThis uncommon Muslim girls’ name means ‘seeker of knowledge’.
GirlTasneemFountain of Paradise
GirlTehzeebElegance
GirlThanaaThankfulness, Praise
BoyTurhanOf mercy
BoyUmairSecond Khalifah, Intelligent
BoyUzairPrecious, Name of a prophet
GirlUzmaOne of the more unique Muslim baby girl names, it translates to ‘supreme’.
GirlVidaFound, Evident, Few
BoyWahabKind hearted
BoyWajidFinder, Lover, Loving
BoyWajihNoble, Honored, Well-esteem
BoyYaaminBlessed, Auspicious, Oath, Right hand, Right wing, Right side, Restrained
GirlYaraThe bright light
BoyYasirWealthy, Lives forever
GirlYasminJasmine or flower
BoyYazeedTo increase, Enhance, Grow
BoyYunusA prophet's name,
BoyZaahidAbstemious, Ascetic, Saintly, Diligent, Hardworking
GirlZahiraHelper, Supporter, Protector, Blossoming flower, Brilliant, Visible, Dawn
GirlZainabName of prophet's daughter, Decorated tree
BoyZakirRememberer of Allah, Intelligent
BoyZamirA character of a person, Heart, Mind, Conscience
BoyZayanBright and graceful, Wild Jasmine, Honey
BoyZishanA person who stay with style, Peaceful
BoyZohaibOcean of knowledge
GirlZoyaLife, Rejoicing
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