Waleed - boys name

Waleed name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 73%

Waleed name meaning:

The name Waleed is of Arabic origin and holds a deep cultural significance. It is commonly given to boys and has a beautiful meaning associated with it. Waleed is derived from the Arabic word "wali," which means "friend" or "protector." Thus, the name Waleed can be interpreted as "one who is a friend" or "one who protects."

In Islamic tradition, the name Waleed is also associated with the attributes of being a righteous and noble person. It is believed that individuals with this name have a strong sense of justice, loyalty, and compassion. They are often seen as trustworthy and reliable individuals who are dedicated to protecting and supporting their loved ones.

The name Waleed carries a positive connotation and is often chosen by parents who desire these qualities for their child. It represents a sense of friendship, guardianship, and moral strength.

Origin: Arabic

Variant of Walid: Newborn child.

Related names

Walid , Waleed

Other boys names beginning with W


Overall UK ranking: 1290 out of 4789

20 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Waleed

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