Ibrahim - boys name

Ibrahim name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Ibrahim name meaning:

The name Ibrahim is of Arabic origin and holds significant meaning in Islamic culture. It is derived from the root word "rahim," which means "mercy" or "compassion." Ibrahim is the Arabic form of the name Abraham, who is considered a central figure in the three major Abrahamic religions: Islam, Christianity, and Judaism.

In Islamic tradition, Ibrahim is revered as a Prophet and is often referred to as the "Father of the Prophets." He is highly respected for his unwavering faith in Allah and his exemplary character. The name Ibrahim carries connotations of righteousness, piety, and devotion to God. It is believed that those named Ibrahim are blessed with qualities such as kindness, empathy, and a strong sense of justice.

Parents who choose the name Ibrahim for their son often hope that he will embody the virtues associated with the name. They may desire for their child to grow up to be compassionate, merciful, and faithful individuals who make positive contributions to their communities. The name Ibrahim serves as a reminder of the importance of these qualities and the significance of leading a righteous and virtuous life.

Origin: Arabic

Arabic form of Abraham.

Related names

Abraham , Abarrane, Abe , Aberahama, Abie , Abracham, Abrahamo, Abrahan, Abrao, Abree, Abri, Abriana, Abrianna, Abrielle , Abrienne, Apelahama, Avram , Avrum, Ibrahim

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Overall UK ranking: 102 out of 4789

580 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • England (99)
  • Scotland (244)

Historical popularity of Ibrahim

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