Arabic (Maghrebi) Submitted Names

These names are a subset of Arabic names used more often in the Maghreb (Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Libya). See also about Arabic names.
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MOHAND m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Mohannad used in Algeria and Morocco.
MONCEF m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic مُنْصِف (munṣif) meaning "just, fair" (chiefly Tunisian).
MORAD m Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian), Persian
Maghrebi and Egyptian transcription as well as the Persian form of Murad.
MORJANA f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Derived from Arabic مَرْجَانَة (marjāna) meaning "small pearl, coral".
MOSTÉFA m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Mustafa (chiefly Algerian).
MOSTEFA m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Mostéfa.
MOUFIDA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic مُفِيد (mufīd) meaning "useful, beneficial" (chiefly Tunisian and Algerian).
MOUHAMED m Western African, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Western African and Maghrebi variant of Muhammad.
MOULOUD m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic مَوْلِد (mawlid) "born, newborn", referring to the birth of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad (chiefly Algerian).
MOUNIA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Munya (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
MOUNIR m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Munir (chiefly Maghrebi).
MOUNIRA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Munira (chiefly Algerian and Tunisian).
MOURAD m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Murad.
MYRIEME f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Variant of Miriam (chiefly Moroccan).
NACER m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Nasir used in Algeria.
NACERA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nasira (chiefly Algerian).
NACEREDDINE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Nasir al-Din (chiefly Algerian).
NACIM m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nasim (chiefly Algerian).
NADJIB m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Najib (chiefly Algerian).
NAÏM m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Na'im.
NAÏMA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Na'ima.
NAJLAE f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Najla used in Morocco.
NAJOUA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Najwa (chiefly Moroccan and Tunisian).
NAOUAL f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Nawal (chiefly Moroccan).
NAOUFAL m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nawfal (chiefly Moroccan).
NAOUFEL m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nawfal (chiefly Tunisian).
NARIMENE f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Algerian Arabic feminine form of Nariman.
NASSERA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nasira (chiefly Algerian).
NASSIMA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Strictly feminine form of Nasim (chiefly Algerian).
NASSIRA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Nasira (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
NAWEL f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nawal (chiefly Algerian).
NAWFEL m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nawfal (chiefly Tunisian and Moroccan).
NEILA f English (Rare), Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Possibly a feminine form of Neil and Nail.
NÉJIB m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Najib (chiefly Tunisian).
NEJMEDDINE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi (chiefly Tunisian) transcription of Najm al-Din.
NESRIA f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Found in Tunisia.
NESRINE f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nasrin (chiefly Tunisian and Algerian).
NEZHA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic نزاهة (nazaha) meaning "integrity, honesty, virtuousness" (chiefly Moroccan).
NISRINE f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nasrin (chiefly Moroccan).
NORDDIN m Arabic (Maghrebi), Malay
Moroccan Arabic transcription of Nur ad-Din as well as a Malay form.
NORDINE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nur ad-Din (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
NOUHA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Nuha (1).
NOUMIDIA f Berber (Rare), Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
A modern coinage derived from the name of the Ancient Berber kingdom and later Roman province Numidia.... [more]
NOURDIN m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Nur ad-Din chiefly used in Morocco.
NOURDINE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nur ad-Din.
NOUREDINE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nur ad-Din (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
NOURI m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "my light" from Arabic نُور (nūr) meaning "light, brightness" (chiefly Tunisian).
NOURIA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic نُور (nūr) meaning "light, glow, illumination" (chiefly Algerian).
NOURREDINE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Nur ad-Din (chiefly Maghrebi).
ONS f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Possibly means "gladness, removal of fear" or from Arabic أَنْسَ (ʾansa) meaning "to forget". A known bearer is Ons Jabeur (1994–), a Tunisian tennis player.
OTHMANE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Uthman (chiefly Moroccan).
OUAHID m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Wahid (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
OUALID m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Walid.
OUARDA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Warda (chiefly Algerian).
OUARDIA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Ouarda (chiefly Algerian).
OUIDED f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Maghrebi transcription of Widad (chiefly Tunisian).
OUMAIMA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Umaima chiefly used in Moroccan and Tunisian Arabic.
OUMAYMA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Umaima (chiefly Moroccan and Tunisian).
OUMAYRA f Arabic, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Umaira as well as the Maghrebi form of Umaira.
OUSSAMA m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Usama (chiefly Maghrebi).
RABAH m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic رَبِحَ (rabiḥa) meaning "to win, to gain, to profit" (chiefly Algerian).
RACHED m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Rashid (chiefly Tunisian).
RACHID m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Rashid (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
RACHIDA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Rashida (chiefly Moroccan).
RACHIDE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Rashid.
RADHOUANE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Ridwan (chiefly Tunisian).
RADHOUÈNE m Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Maghrebi transcription of Ridwan (chiefly Tunisian).
RAFIK m Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian), Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Rafiq (chiefly Algerian and Egyptian) also used in India.
RAJAE f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Raja (1) used in Morocco.
RAMDANE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Ramadan (chiefly Algerian).
RAOUF m Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian)
Variant of Rauf (chiefly Maghrebi and Egyptian).
RAOUIA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Rawiya (chiefly Tunisian and Moroccan).
RAYANE m & f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Rayan (chiefly Maghrebi).
RÉDA m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Reda based on French orthography.
REDA m Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian)
Maghrebi and Egyptian transcription of Ridha.
REDOUAN m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Redouane (chiefly Moroccan).
RÉDOUANE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Redouane based on French orthography.
REDOUANE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Ridwan used in Morocco and Algeria.
RIADH m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Tunisian Maghrebi transcription of Riad.
RIDOUANE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Ridwan (chiefly Moroccan).
RIME f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of Rima.
RITA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate latinisation of Ghita.
ROCHDI m Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic رَشَدَ (rašada) meaning "to go the right way, to be well guided", etymologically related to Rashad and Rashid.
ROMAISSA f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Variant of Rumaisaa (chiefly Algerian). This was the name of Rumaysa bint Milhan, one of the first female converts to Islam.
ROUWAYD m & f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "walking gently" in Arabic.
RYAD m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Riad (chiefly Algerian).
SADDEK m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Algerian Arabic transcription of Sadiq.
SAFAE f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Safaa used in Morocco.
SAFOUAN m Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Variant of Safwan (chiefly Moroccan and Tunisian).
SAFOUANE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Safwan (chiefly Moroccan).
SAÏD m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Sa'id (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
SAÏDA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Sa'ida influenced by French orthography (chiefly Maghrebi).
SALAHEDDINE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Salah al-Din (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
SALOUA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Salwa (chiefly Moroccan and Tunisian).
SAWSSEN f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means flower.
SEBTI m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Meaning unknown, of Arabic origin.
SEGHIR m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Saghir (chiefly Algerian).
SEIF m Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian), Swahili
Maghrebi and Egyptian transcription of Saif.
SEIFALLAH m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Tunisian Arabic transcription of Saifullah.
SEIFEDDINE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Saif al-Din (chiefly Tunisian and Algerian).
SFIA f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Rare variant of Safiyyah. A known bearer is Sfia Bouarfa (1950-), a Moroccan-Belgian politician.
SIHAME f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Siham (chiefly Moroccan).
SIHEM f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Siham (chiefly Tunisian).
SLAHEDDINE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Salah al-Din used in Tunisian Arabic.
SLIM m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Salim (chiefly Tunisian).
SLIMAN m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Sulayman (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
SLIMANE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Sulayman (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
SMAÏL m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Ismaïl used in Algeria.
SMAÏN m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Algerian diminutive of Ismail.
SOFIAN m Arabic (Maghrebi), Indonesian, Malay
Maghrebi transcription and Indonesian and Malay form of Sufyan.
SOFIANE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Sufyan (chiefly Algerian).
SOFIEN m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Sufyan (chiefly Tunisian).
SOFIÈNE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Sofiene influenced by French orthography (chiefly Tunisian).
SOFIENE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Sufyan (chiefly Tunisian).
SOFYANE m Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Maghrebi variant of Sufyan (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
SOPHIAN m Indonesian, Malay, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Sufyan.
SOUAD f Arabic, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "happy" or "fortunate", from Arabic سَعَدَ (saʿada) meaning "to be fortunate, to be propitious".
SOUFIA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of Safiyyah.
SOUFIAN m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Sufyan (chiefly Moroccan).
SOUFIANE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Sufyan (chiefly Moroccan).
SOUHAILA f Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic
Maghrebi as well as variant form of Suhaila, mainly used in Morocco (in the case of the Maghreb).
SOUHEIL m Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic
Maghrebi and variant form of Suhail.
SOUHILA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of Suhaila.
SOUKAINA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Sakina used in Morocco.
SOUMAYA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Sumaya.
SOUMIA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Sumayya primarily used in Algerian and Moroccan Arabic.
SOUNDOS f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Sundus, often found in Morocco. A known bearer of this name is Soundos El Ahmadi, a Dutch actress of Moroccan descent.
TAHAR m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Tahir (chiefly Algerian).
TAÏEB m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Tayeb used in Tunisia.
TAIEB m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Taïeb.
TAOUFIK m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Tawfiq.
TASNIME f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of Tasnim.
WAFAE f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Wafa used in Morocco.
WAHIBA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "giver, bestower" from Arabic وَهَبَ (wahaba) meaning "to give, to present".
WISSEM m & f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of Wisam.
YACINE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Yasin (chiefly Algerian).
YAMINA f Arabic (Maghrebi), Medieval Arabic (Moorish)
Derived from Arabic يمين (yamīn) meaning "right, right hand" or "oath".
YARA m & f Manding, Arabic, Arabic (Egyptian), Persian (?), Arabic (Maghrebi), Western African
Derived from Persian یارا‏ (yârâ) "strength".
YARRA f & m Western African, Yoruba, Kanga, Nago, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "child" in Yoruba.
YASINE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Yasin.
YASSINE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Yasin.
YESSINE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Yasin (chiefly Tunisian).
YOSRA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of Yusra, used mainly in Tunisia.
YOUNÈS m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Younes based on French orthography.
YOUNES m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Yunus (chiefly Maghrebi).
YOUNESS m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Yunus (chiefly Moroccan).
YOUSRA f Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian)
Maghrebi (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan) and Egyptian transcription of Yusra.
YOUSSEFE m Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Rare Maghrebi variant of Yusuf.
YOUSSRA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Yusra (chiefly Moroccan).
ZAHREDDINE m Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Maghrebi variant of Zahir al-Din (chiefly Algerian and Tunisian).
ZAKARYA m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Zakaria (chiefly Maghrebi).
ZAYNEB f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Zaynab.
ZEINE m Western African, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Western African (chiefly Mauritanian) and Maghrebi (chiefly Algerian) variant of Zayn.
ZEÏNEB f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Zeineb influenced by French orthography (chiefly Tunisian).
ZEINEB f Arabic (Maghrebi), Bosnian (Rare)
Bosnian variant of Zejneb and Maghrebi (chiefly Tunisian) variant of Zaynab.
ZHAR f & m Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare), Malay (Rare), Various
Possibly from Arabic زهر (zahr) "flowers, blossoms" (see Zahrah) or زَهَرَ (zahara) "to shine, to be radiant, to give off light" (see Zaahir (1)).
ZIDANE m Arabic (Maghrebi), Indonesian
Maghrebi transcription and Indonesian form of Zaydan.
ZINA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic زينة (zīna) meaning "adornment, ornament, decoration".
ZINEB f Berber, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Tamazight form of Zaynab used mainly in Morocco.
ZINEDINE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Zayn ad-Din chiefly used in Algeria. A notable bearer is Zinedine Zidane (1972-), a retired Algerian-French footballer.
ZOHEÏR m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Zoheir influenced by French orthography.
ZOHEIR m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Zuhayr (chiefly Algerian).
ZOHRA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Zahrah.
ZOUBAÏDA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
French transcription of Zubaida.
ZOUBEIDA f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Maghrebi transcription of Zubaida (chiefly Tunisian).
ZOUBEIR m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Zubair (chiefly Tunisian).
ZOUBIDA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Zubaida (chiefly Moroccan).
ZOUBIR m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Zubair (chiefly Algerian).
ZOUHAIR m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Zuhayr (chiefly Moroccan).
ZOUHEIR m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Zuhayr (chiefly Moroccan).
ZOUHIR m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of Zahir.
ZOUINA f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Derived from Arabic زِينَة (zīna) meaning "adornment, ornament, decoration".