Jibreel - boys name

Jibreel name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 83%

Jibreel name meaning:

The name Jibreel is of Arabic origin and holds significant religious and cultural importance. In Islamic tradition, Jibreel (also spelled as Jibril or Gabriel) is considered one of the most important and revered angels. The name itself is derived from the Arabic word "jabr" meaning "to console" or "to strengthen," indicating Jibreel's role as a messenger of God who brings comfort and guidance to mankind.

Jibreel is mentioned multiple times in the Quran as the angel responsible for delivering divine revelations to the prophets, including the Prophet Muhammad. He is believed to have played a crucial role in transmitting the verses of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad, making him a symbol of communication between God and humanity. As such, the name Jibreel carries connotations of divine inspiration, wisdom, and spirituality.

Parents who choose to name their son Jibreel may do so to honor the angel's esteemed status and to reflect their aspirations for their child to possess qualities of guidance, enlightenment, and strength. The name Jibreel serves as a reminder of the importance of faith, communication, and the divine connection between God and individuals.

Origin: Arabic

Variant of Jibril: Gabriel is the English language equivalent. A Biblical name not used for humans.

Related names

Jibril , Jibreel

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Overall UK ranking: 825 out of 4789

38 recorded births last year

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    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Jibreel

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