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118 Arabic Baby Girl Names for Your Baby Daughter

Team Peanut5 months ago5 min read

Most Arabic names for girls have their roots in Islam. This tradition gives many of the names powerful meaning, as well as being recognizable and respectable. If you are looking for Arabic baby girl names rich in history and significance, then look no further.

Arabic Baby Girl Names

So, what are some Arabic female names?

In this article: 📝

  • What are some Arabic girl names?
  • What is the most beautiful Arabic girl name?
  • What is the best Islamic name for a girl?
  • What are some Middle Eastern girl names?
  • More Arabic baby girl names
  • Join the Arabic baby names conversation

What are some Arabic girl names?

Although many names stay true to their original Arabic spelling, some have been altered to allow for easier reading in Western languages. Despite this, they retain their powerful and centuries-old meanings.

As is common across the world, traditional names tend to celebrate personal qualities. Arabic baby girl names are no different. Some examples are:

  1. Amina (honest and faithful)
  2. Asma (of high status)
  3. Rana (beautiful)
  4. Jamilah (lovely)
  5. Zuma (peaceful).

These show just how charming Arabic female names are!

What is the most beautiful Arabic girl name?

But which is the most beautiful? Well, that’s open to debate and there would be a long list of contenders. However, Arabic girl names starting with A tend to be extremely popular, and two of the most beautiful are:

6. Aaliyah

This name could be the most widely used Arabic girls’ name in the world, and it’s easy to see why. Just reading the name out loud is a joy. Aaliyah is the female version of the male name Ali and means ‘of high status.’

7. Aisha

Another very popular name worldwide, Aisha means ‘alive and well’ and would be a great choice for your beautiful baby girl.

These names are very popular and modern, but what if you wanted to go more traditional?

What is the best Islamic name for a girl?

For more classical Muslim girls’ names, you would also be spoilt for choice. Just a couple of examples are:

8. Laila

This name is very popular across the Arabic world and means ‘night.’ You will find many spelling variations including Leila and Leyla.

9. Fatima

This name has its roots in Islam and was the name of the Prophet Muhammad’s favorite daughter. This would be a nice choice for a traditionalist, with the name meaning ‘one who abstains.’

With a mix of classical and modern to choose from, it all depends on your personal taste.

What are some Middle Eastern girl names?

Lastly, we will look at some Arabic names for girls that are very popular across the Middle East.

10. Maryam

Another name from Islam, Maryam was the mother of Prophet Isaa. The name carries motherly feelings of caring and devotion, and is very popular today.

11. Zara

Another classical and beautiful name, Zara may be a great fit for your little princess, meaning ‘sublime.’

If you’re still undecided on your Arabic baby girl names, here are a few more ideas.

More Arabic baby girl names

  1. Amal
  2. Amani
  3. Amira
  4. Arwa
  5. Aya
  6. Basma
  7. Bayan
  8. Bushra
  9. Dalal
  10. Dalia
  11. Dalila
  12. Dana
  13. Dania
  14. Dareen
  15. Dina
  16. Duaa
  17. Farida
  18. Fairouz
  19. Farah
  20. Habiba
  21. Hala
  22. Halima
  23. Hanifa
  24. Hawa
  25. Heba
  26. Ibtisam
  27. Iman
  28. Jude
  29. Jumanah
  30. Karima
  31. Khadija
  32. Khalida
  33. Khawla
  34. Lana
  35. Lara
  36. Latifa
  37. Leen
  38. Lina
  39. Loulia
  40. Maha
  41. Malak
  42. Malika
  43. Marwa
  44. Marya
  45. Maya
  46. Maysoon
  47. Mona
  48. Munira
  49. Munya
  50. Nabila
  51. Nadia
  52. Nadine
  53. Nada
  54. Nahla
  55. Naila
  56. Naima
  57. Najat
  58. Nasira
  59. Nesrine
  60. Nawal
  61. Neziha
  62. Nihal
  63. Nour
  64. Nuha
  65. Nura
  66. Oma
  67. Qamar
  68. Qadira
  69. Qistina
  70. Rabia
  71. Rahima
  72. Rania
  73. Rashida
  74. Reem
  75. Rihanna
  76. Ruqayya
  77. Sabah
  78. Safiyah
  79. Sahar
  80. Saida
  81. Salma
  82. Sajida
  83. Sakina
  84. Salma
  85. Samar
  86. Samira
  87. Sarah
  88. Shahd
  89. Shakira
  90. Shams
  91. Sherine
  92. Sumayya
  93. Tahira
  94. Taj
  95. Tala
  96. Tamara
  97. Tara
  98. Tamanna
  99. Tasnim
  100. Umm Kulthoum
  101. Wafaa
  102. Yara
  103. Yasmin
  104. Yumna
  105. Yusra
  106. Zayn
  107. Zaynab
  108. Zeina

Join the Arabic baby names conversation

For more ideas on the best baby names for your little one, why not ask the mamas of Peanut?

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