Azaan - boys name

Azaan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Azaan name meaning:

The name Azaan is of Arabic origin and holds significant meaning in Islamic culture. Azaan, also spelled Azan or Adhan, refers to the Muslim call to prayer, which is recited five times a day by a muezzin from a mosque's minaret. The purpose of the Azaan is to inform the Muslim community of the time for congregational prayer. It is a distinctive and melodious chant that serves as a reminder for Muslims to pause from their daily activities and connect with God.

Naming a boy Azaan carries a deep spiritual connotation, symbolizing the importance of faith and devotion in Islam. The name Azaan is believed to instill a sense of responsibility and reverence towards religious practices and acts as a constant reminder of the role of prayer in a Muslim's life. Furthermore, it is seen as a way to honor and embody the rich Islamic heritage and traditions.

Choosing the name Azaan for a boy reflects the parents' desire to raise a child who embraces their faith and remains connected to the religious teachings and rituals. It signifies a hope that the child will grow up to become a devout and pious individual, guided by the principles of Islam.


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Overall UK ranking: 321 out of 4789

144 recorded births last year

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    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (437)

Historical popularity of Azaan

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