Ayub - boys name

Ayub name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 89%

Ayub name meaning:

The name Ayub is of Arabic origin and holds significant cultural and historical significance. Derived from the Arabic word "ayyub," meaning "to return, to repent," Ayub is also associated with the biblical figure Job, known for his unwavering faith and endurance during times of immense suffering.

Ayub is a name often given to boys with the hope that they will possess qualities such as perseverance, resilience, and patience. It serves as a reminder of the importance of staying steadfast in times of adversity, as Job did. The name Ayub is seen as a symbol of strength and faith, reflecting the belief that one's struggles can lead to personal growth and spiritual enlightenment.

Bestowing the name Ayub upon a boy signifies the parents' desire for him to embody the qualities of Job, to remain steadfast in the face of challenges, and to find solace in his faith. It is a name that carries a sense of reverence and inspires individuals to confront life's trials with courage and unwavering belief in the greater purpose.

Origin: Arabic

A biblical prophet's name. Job is the English language equivalent.

Related names

Ayub , Ayoob, Ayyoob

Other boys names beginning with A


Overall UK ranking: 514 out of 4789

76 recorded births last year

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