ALI (1) m Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Indonesian, Malay, Avar, Kazakh, Dhivehi, Albanian, Bosnian
Means "lofty, sublime"
in Arabic. Ali ibn Abi Talib was a cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad
and the fourth caliph to rule the Muslim world. His followers were the original Shia Muslims, who regard him as the first rightful caliph.... [more]
HASHIM m Arabic, Urdu, Malay
Means "crusher, breaker"
in Arabic. This was the nickname of a great-grandfather of the Prophet Muhammad
. He acquired this nickname because of his practice of crumbling bread and giving it to pilgrims.
IDRIS (1) m Arabic, Malay, Indonesian
Possibly means "interpreter"
in Arabic. In the Quran this is the name of an ancient prophet. He is traditionally equated with the Hebrew prophet Enoch
MUHAMMAD m Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto, Bengali, Tajik, Uzbek, Indonesian, Malay, Avar
Means "praised, commendable"
in Arabic, derived from the root حَمِدَ (hamida)
meaning "to praise". This was the name of the prophet who founded the Islamic religion in the 7th century. According to Islamic belief, at age 40 Muhammad was visited by the angel Gabriel
, who provided him with the first verses of the Quran. Approximately 20 years later he conquered Mecca, the city of his birth, and his followers controlled most of the Arabian Peninsula at the time of his death in 632.... [more]
PUTERI f Malay
Means "daughter, princess"
in Malay, ultimately from Sanskrit पुत्री (putri)
RUSLAN m Russian, Tatar, Bashkir, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Turkmen, Azerbaijani, Ossetian, Chechen, Ingush, Avar, Circassian, Indonesian, Malay
Form of YERUSLAN
used by Aleksandr Pushkin in his poem Ruslan and Ludmila
(1820), which was loosely based on Russian and Tatar folktales of Yeruslan Lazarevich.
ZARINA f Kazakh, Urdu, Malay
From Persian زرین (zarin)
. According to the 5th-century BC Greek historian Ctesias, this was the name of a Scythian queen.