List of Qur'anic names


List of Qur'anic names

This is a list of names from the Qur'an. All the proper names used in Qur'an are listed including names for people, places, angels, etc. Also some other words which has been used as an adjective in the Qur'anic context, but could also be used as proper names are included in this list. The list is sorted based on Latin alphabet with Arabic script in parenthesis.

A

*Abī-Lahab (أبو لَهَب): Abu-Lahab
*Ādam (آدم): Adam
*Aḥmad (أحمَد): Ahmad
*Ahqaf
*Allah (الله): "the" God
*Al-Yasa (الیَسَع): Elisha
*Ansār (أنصار): The helpers
*A'rab
*Arz (أرز): Cedar
*Ashāb ūl-Kaḥf (أصحاب الکَهف): Fellowship of the Cave (Sura 18)
*Ayyūb (أیوب): Job
*Āzar (آزَر): Father of Abraham

B

*Bābil (بابل): Babylon
*Badr (بدر): Full moon
*Ba'l
*Banī Īsraīl (بَني إسرائیل): Children of Israel
*Bayt (بيت): Home / House
*Bayt ul-Atiq
*Bayt ul-Haram
*Bayt ul-Ma'mur

C

D

*Dāwūd (داوود): David
*Dhūl-Kifl (ذو الکفل): Dhul-Kifl
*Dhūl-Nūn (ذو النون): Jonah
*Dhūl-Qarnain (ذو القَرنَین): Dhul-Qarnayn

E

F

G

H

*Hāmān (هامان): Haman
*Hunayn
*Hunafa'
*Hārūn (هارون): Aaron
*Harūt (هاروت): One of the two angles sent to Babel (2:102)
*Hawariyyun
*Hūd (هود): Eber

I

*Iblīs (إبليس): Satan
*Ibrāhīm (إبراهیم): Abraham
*Idris (إدريس): Enoch
*Ilyas (إلياس): Elijah
*Injil (إنجيل): New Testament
*Isa (عیسی): Jesus
*Is'hāq (إسحاق): Isaac
*Ismā'īl (إسماعیل): Ishmael
*Īsraīl (إسرائیل): Jacob

J

*Jalut
*Jibrīl (جبریل): The angle Gabriel
*Judi
*Jahannam (جهنم): Hell

K

L

* Lūṭ (لوط): Lot

M

*Manāt (منات): Manah (53:20)
*Mārūt (ماروت): One of the two angles sent to Babel (2:102)
*Masīh (مسیح): Messiah
*Mika'il (ميكائيل): Michael (2:98)
*Mo'tafikat (مُؤتفِکات): The overthrown cities of Sodom and Gomorrah (9:70 and 69:9)
*Muhājirūn (مهاجرون): The Emigrants
*Muḥammad (محمد): Muhammad
*Mūhsin (مُحسِن): doer of good, beneficent (2:112) ?
*Mūsā (موسی): Moses

N

*Nasārā (نصاری): Christian(s)
*Nasr (نَسر): One of the five idols worshiped by Noah's people
*Nūh (نوح): Noah

O

P

Q

*Qur'an

R

*Ramadan
*Rum

*Saba'
*Sad'dein
*Sālih (صالح): Shelah
*Salsabil
*Samiri
*Shū'aib (شعیب): Hobab
*Sina ?
*Sūlaymān (سلیمان): Solomon
*Sūwā' (سُواع): One of the five idols worshiped by Noah's people

T

*Tabut
*Tobba'
*Thamud

U

Ūzair (عُزَیر): Ezra

V

W

* Wadd (وَدّ): One of the five idols worshiped by Noah's people
* Wād el-Ayman (وادِالأیمَن): The place where Moses receives the first revelation (28:30)

X

Y

*Yahyā (یحیی): John
*Yahūd (یَهود): Jews
*Ya'jūj wa Ma'jūj (يأجوج و مأجوج): Gog and Magog
*Ya'qūb (یعقوب): Jacob
*Yaghūth (یَغوث): One of the five idols worshiped by Noah's people
*Yathrib (یَثرِب): Pre-Islamic name for the city of Madina
*Ya'ūq (یَعوق): One of the five idols worshiped by Noah's people
*Yunus (یونس): Jonah
*Yusuf (یوسف): Joseph
*Yusra (ease)
*Yusr (ease)

Z

*Zabur
*Zakariyah (زکریا): Zechariah
*Zayd

ee also

*Given name
*Qur'an
*List of Biblical Names
*List of persons mentioned by name in the Qur'an

References

* [http://answering-islam.com/fakir60/quranic_name.htm Name of the prophets in the Quran]

External links

* [http://quran.al-shia.com/] The Holy Qur'an
* [http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/quran/] Holy Qur'an Translations
* [http://www.amiralmomenin.net/books/persian/tafsir/nemona.html] Tafsir Nemooneh in Persian


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