Given Name ALADDIN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Literature
PRONOUNCED: ə-LAD-in (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Anglicized form of ALA AL-DIN. This is the name of a mischievous boy in one of the tales of 'The 1001 Nights'. He is trapped in a cave by a magician but escapes with the help of a genie.

Categories

anglicizations, Disney characters
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ala al-Din (Arabic), Aldin (Bosnian), Alaattin (Turkish)