In this article, we will talk about some of the most famous Arabic names in the Arab countries and others of Islamic countries and perhaps Western countries. These names have meanings for something or an event in the Arabic language, then we call it on people and we mention this so that our children know the meanings of the Arabic names. And also parents can know the meanings of the names and they can name their children with. And we also mention in this article the meanings of the names of the days of the week and we first start with some of the most famous names and meanings of males and females in Arabic:
(Muhammad – مُحَمّد): It is an Arabic name for the masculine person or man who has many good characteristics.
(Hisham – هِشَام): it is an Arabic for masculine and it means good or generosity.
(Bilal – بِلَال): It is an Arabic name for a masculine and means what is be inside the throat to fresh it of water or anything else.
(Othman – عُثْمَان): it is an Arabic name for the male and the snake or the son of the snake.
(Farouk – فَارُوق): it is an Arabic name for a male and a man who distinguishes between truth and falsehood.
(Omar – عُمَر): it is an Arabic name for masculine, derived or taken from the age, also means the life, and we call our children Omar wishing to have a long life.
(Tariq – طَارِق): it is A male Arabic name for the person who knocks on the door and also means what happens at night.
(Sufian – سُفْيان): it is the name of an Arab male meaning accelerated in his walk or in his flight.
(Ziad – زِيَاد): it is the name of an Arab male and it means increase or multiplicity or growth.
(Ali – عَلىّ): it is an Arabic name for masculine and it means a lot of high, or the hard thing or the noble person.
(Hassan – الحَسَن): it is an Arabic name for a masculine and it means the one who has good face and body and ethics
(Khadija – خَدِيجَة): A name for an Arab woman it means the woman who born before her birth but she lives and has a long live.
(Zeinab – زَيْنَب): It is an Arabic name for a woman and means cowardly or means a tree that looks good and smells good.
(Fatima – فَاطِمَة): it is an Arabic name for feminine and it means the woman who weaned her baby.
(Aisha – عَائِشَة): it is the name of an Arab female and it means life or it means comfort in her life.
(Israa – إِسْرَاء): It is an Arabic name for a female that means walking at night.
(Asmaa – أَسْمَاء): it is an Arabic name for feminine, which is the plural of Ism (noun/name) in Arabic.
(Rokaya – رُقَيَّة): it is an Arabic name for feminine and it means tenderness or honor and ascension.
(Juwairiya – جُوَيْرية): it is an Arabic name for the feminine and means young girl among women and it also refers to being strong and fast.
(Sumayyah – سُمَيّة): it is an Arabic name for a feminine and it means a small sign or something or a special person.
(Al-Zahra – الزَّهْراء): it is an Arabic name for feminine and it means bright or bright face
(Safeya – صَفِيًّة): it is an Arabic name and it is famous for feminine and it means the selected or filtered or which has no defect
According to the meaning of the names of the days of the week. They are seven days according to the seven days of the week. Arabs have seven days a week, like the rest of the world, but Sunday was the first day of the week for Arabs before Islam. Then, after Islam, Saturday became the first day of the week. And these are the meanings of names of days:
- (Saturday – السَّبْت): it is the first day of the week and it means to take rest because it was the last day of the week as we mentioned and it called Saturday because it is cut off from the rest of the days because it is the last day of the week before the Arabs before Islam
- (Sunday – الأَحَد): It is in the Arabic language taken from the number one and also called so- because the ancient Arabs start the week with it, as it is the first day they have
- (Monday – الاثْنَيْن): It is in the Arabic language means the second day as it is the second day in the week after (Saturday)
- (Tuesday – الثُلاثَاء): its origin is taken from the number three, it is the third day in the week after (Saturday)
- (Wednesday – الأَرْبِعاء): its origin is taken from the number four, and it is the fourth day in the week after (Saturday)
- (Thursday – الخَمِيْس): its origin is taken from the number five, and it is the fifth day in the week after (Saturday)
- (Friday – الجُمُعَة): its origin is taken from the meeting or taken from Friday prayers. It is the sixth day of the week after (Saturday) and sometimes Arabs called the whole week with (Friday) and they mean the whole week.
For example; you say, I will meet you after a Friday meaning I will meet you a week later.