Mujtaba - boys name

Mujtaba name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 74%

Mujtaba name meaning:

The name Mujtaba is of Arabic origin and holds significant meaning, particularly in Islamic culture. It translates to "the chosen one" or "selected," implying someone who is chosen because of their good qualities or leadership potential. This name reflects a sense of distinction and honor, suggesting that the bearer is regarded with a certain level of respect and admiration.

Mujtaba is often given to boys in Muslim families with the hope that they will grow up to embody the positive attributes associated with the name, such as integrity, wisdom, and leadership. In Islamic history, it is also associated with Imam Hasan ibn Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, who is referred to as Al-Mujtaba. The name, therefore, carries both religious significance and a beautiful message of expectation and potential.


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Overall UK ranking: 1250 out of 4789

21 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Mujtaba

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