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 محند m Arabic (Maghrebi), Berber
Alternate transcription of Muhannad chiefly used in Northern Africa. It is also used as a Berber form of Muhammad.
Moncef منصف m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic مُنْصِف (munṣif) meaning "just, fair" (chiefly Tunisian).
Morjana مرجانة f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Derived from Arabic مَرْجَانَة (marjāna) meaning "small pearl, coral".
Mostéfa مصطفى m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Mustafa chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Mostefa مصطفى m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Mustafa chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Moufida مفيدة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic مُفِيد (mufīd) meaning "useful, beneficial" (chiefly Tunisian and Algerian).
Mouhamed محمد m Arabic (Maghrebi), Western African
Arabic alternate transcription of Muhammad chiefly used in northern Africa as well as the form used in parts of western Africa.
Mouloud مولود‎‎ m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic مَوْلِد (mawlid) "born, newborn", referring to the birth of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad (chiefly Algerian).
Mounia مونية f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Munya (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
Mounir منير m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Munir chiefly used in North Africa.
Mounira منيرة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Munira (chiefly Algerian and Tunisian).
Mourad مراد m Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian)
Alternate transcription of Murad chiefly used in Northern Africa and Egypt.
Myriame مريم f Arabic (Maghrebi), French
Variant of Maryam.
Myrieme مريم f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Variant of Miriam (chiefly Moroccan).
Nacer ناصر‎‎ m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Nasir used in Algeria.
Nacéra ناصرة, نصيرة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Nasira chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Nacereddine نصر الدين m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Nasir al-Din (chiefly Algerian).
Nacim نسيم m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Nasim chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Nadjib نجيب m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Najib (chiefly Algerian).
Naïm نعيم m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Na'im.
Naïma نعيمة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Form of Na'ima used in Northern Africa and other French-influenced regions of the continent.
Naima نعيمة f Arabic (Maghrebi), Bengali, Uzbek, Maranao, Maguindanao, Popular Culture
Alternate transcription of Na'ima primarily used in Northern Africa as well as the Bengali, Uzbek, Maranao, and Maguindanao form of the name.... [more]
Najlae نجلاء f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Najla used in Morocco.
Najoua نجوى f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Najwa chiefly used in Morocco and Tunisia.
Naoual نوال‎‎ f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Nawal (chiefly Moroccan).
Naoufal نوفل m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nawfal (chiefly Moroccan).
Naoufel نوفل m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nawfal (chiefly Tunisian).
Narimene ناريمان f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Algerian Arabic feminine form of Nariman.
Nassera نسيرة‎‎ f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nasira (chiefly Algerian).
Nassima نسيمة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Nasima chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Nassira نصيرة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Nasira (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
Nawel نوال f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Nawal chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Nawfel نوفل‎‎ 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 نجيب m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Najib (chiefly Tunisian).
Nejmeddine نجم الدين m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi (chiefly Tunisian) transcription of Najm Al-din.
Nesria نسرية f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Found in Tunisia.
Nesrine نسرين f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nasrin (chiefly Tunisian and Algerian).
Nezha نزهة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic نزاهة (nazaha) meaning "integrity, honesty, virtuousness" (chiefly Moroccan).
Nisrine نسرين f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nasrin (chiefly Moroccan).
Norddin نور الدين m Arabic (Maghrebi), Malay
Moroccan Arabic transcription of Nur ad-Din as well as a Malay form.
Nordine نور الدين m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nur ad-Din (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
Nouha نهى 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 نور الدين m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Nur ad-Din chiefly used in Morocco.
Nourdine نور الدين m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nur ad-Din.
Nouredine نور الدين m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nur ad-Din (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
Nouri نوري m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "my light" from Arabic نُور (nūr) meaning "light, brightness" (chiefly Tunisian).
Nouria نورية f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic نُور (nūr) meaning "light, glow, illumination" (chiefly Algerian).
Nourredine نور الدين m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Nur ad-Din (chiefly Maghrebi).
Ons أُنس 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 عثمان m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Uthman (chiefly Moroccan).
Ouahid وحيد‎ m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Wahid (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan).
Ouarda وردة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Warda (chiefly Algerian).
Ouardia وردية f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Ouarda (chiefly Algerian).
Ouided وداد f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Maghrebi transcription of Widad (chiefly Tunisian).
Oumaima أميمة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Umaima chiefly used in Moroccan and Tunisian Arabic.
Oumayma أميمة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Umaima (chiefly Moroccan and Tunisian).
Oumayra أميرة f Arabic, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Umaira as well as the Maghrebi form of Umaira.
Oussama أسامة m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Usama chiefly used in North Africa.
Oussema أسامة m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Usama chiefly used in Tunisia.
Rabah رابح m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "profitable, gainful, winner" in Arabic, from the root ربح (rabiha) meaning "to gain, to win, to profit".
Rached راشد m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Rashid (chiefly Tunisian).
Rachide رشيد m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Rashid.
Radhouane رضوان m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Ridwan (chiefly Tunisian).
Radhouène رضوان m Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Maghrebi transcription of Ridwan (chiefly Tunisian).
Rafik رفيق m Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian), Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Rafiq (chiefly Algerian and Egyptian) also used in India.
Rajae رجاء f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Raja 1 used in Morocco.
Ramdane رمضان m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Ramadan chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Raouf رؤوف m Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian)
Variant of Rauf (chiefly Maghrebi and Egyptian).
Raouia راوية f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Rawiya (chiefly Tunisian and Moroccan).
Rayane ريان m & f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Rayan (chiefly Maghrebi).
Razane f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of Razan
Réda رضا m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Form of Ridha used in Northern Africa and other French-influenced regions of the continent.
Reda رضا‎‎ m Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian)
Maghrebi and Egyptian transcription of Ridha.
Redouan رضوان m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Redouane (chiefly Moroccan).
Rédouane رضوان m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Redouane chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Redouane رضوان m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Ridwan chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Riadh رياض m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Tunisian Maghrebi transcription of Riad.
Ridouane رضوان 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 رشدي m Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic رَشَدَ (rašada) meaning "to go the right way, to be well guided", etymologically related to Rashad and Rashid.
Romaissa رميصاء 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 رويد m & f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "walking gently" in Arabic.
Ryad رياض m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Riad (chiefly Algerian).
Saddek صادق m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Algerian Arabic transcription of Sadiq.
Sadek صادق m Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian), Bengali
Arabic alternate transcription of Sadiq chiefly used in Northern Africa and Egypt as well as the Bengali form of the name.
Safae صفاء f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Safaa used in Morocco.
Safouan صفوان m Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Variant of Safwan (chiefly Moroccan and Tunisian).
Safouane صفوان m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Safwan (chiefly Moroccan).
Saïd سعيد m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Sa'id chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Saïda سعيدة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Form of Sa'ida used in Northern Africa and other French-influenced regions of the continent.
Salaheddine صلاح الدين m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Salah al-Din (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
Saloua سلوى f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Salwa (chiefly Moroccan and Tunisian).
Saousan سوسن f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Sawsan (chiefly Moroccan).
Saoussen سوسن f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Sawsan (chiefly Tunisian).
Sawssen سوسن f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Sawsan (chiefly Tunisian).
Sebti سبتي m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Meaning unknown, of Arabic origin.
Seghir صغير m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Saghir (chiefly Algerian).
Seif سيف m Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian), Swahili
Maghrebi and Egyptian transcription of Saif.
Seifallah سيف الله m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Tunisian Arabic transcription of Saifullah.
Seifeddine سيف الدين m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Saif al-Din (chiefly Tunisian and Algerian).
Sfia صفية f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Alternate transcription of Safiyyah chiefly used in Northern Africa. A known bearer is Sfia Bouarfa (1950-), a Moroccan-Belgian politician.
Sihame سهام f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Siham (chiefly Moroccan).
Sihem سهام f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Siham chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Skander إسكندر m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Iskandar chiefly used in Tunisia.
Slaheddine صلاح الدين m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Salah al-Din used in Tunisian Arabic.
Slim سليم m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Salim (chiefly Tunisian).
Sliman سليمان m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Sulayman chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Slimane سليمان m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Sulayman chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Smaïl إسماعيل m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Isma'il chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Smail إسماعيل m Arabic (Maghrebi), Bosnian
Maghrebi Arabic alternate transcription of Smaïl as well as the Bosnian form of Isma'il (see Ishmael).
Smaïn إسماعيل m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Algerian diminutive of Ismail.
Sofian سفيان m Arabic (Maghrebi), Indonesian, Malay
Arabic alternate transcription of Sufyan chiefly used in Northern Africa as well as the Indonesian and Malay form.
Sofiane سفيان m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Sufyan chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Sofien سفيان m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Sufyan (chiefly Tunisian).
Sofiène سفيان m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Sofiene influenced by French orthography (chiefly Tunisian).
Sofiene سفيان m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Sufyan (chiefly Tunisian).
Sofyane سفيان m Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Maghrebi variant of Sufyan (chiefly Moroccan and Algerian).
Sophian سفيان m Indonesian, Malay, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Sufyan.
Soufia f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of Safiyyah.
Soufian سفيان m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Sufyan chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Soufiane سفيان m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Sufyan chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Souhaila سهيلة f Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic
Maghrebi as well as variant form of Suhaila, mainly used in Morocco (in the case of the Maghreb).
Souheil سهيل m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Suhail chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Souhila سهيلة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of Suhaila.
Soukaina سكينة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Sakina used in Morocco.
Soumaya سمية f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Sumaya.
Soumia سمية 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 طاهر‎‎ m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Tahir chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Taïeb طيب m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Form of Tayyib used in Northern Africa and other French-influenced regions of the continent.
Taieb طيب m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Taïeb.
Taoufik توفيق m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Tawfiq chiefly used in North Africa.
Tasnime تسنيم f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of Tasnim.
Waël m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of Wael
Wafae وفاء f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Wafa used in Morocco.
Wiam ويام f & m Spanish, French, Arabic (Maghrebi), Muslim
Means "harmony" in Arabic.
Wissem وسام m & f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Wisam chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Yacine ياسين m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Yasin chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Yamina يمينة, يامينا f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic يمين (yamin) meaning "right hand, oath".
Yarra f & m Western African, Yoruba, Kanga, Nago, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means "child" in Yoruba.
Yasine ياسين m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Yasin.
Yassine ياسين‎‎ m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Yasin chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Yessine ياسين m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Yasin (chiefly Tunisian).
Yosra يسرى f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of Yusra, used mainly in Tunisia.
Younès يونس m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Form of Yunus used in Northern Africa and other French-influenced regions of the continent.
Youness يونس m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Yunus chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Yousra يسرى, يسرا f Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Egyptian)
Maghrebi (chiefly Algerian and Moroccan) and Egyptian transcription of Yusra.
Youssefe يوسف m Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Rare Maghrebi variant of Yusuf.
Youssra يسرى f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Yusra (chiefly Moroccan).
Zahreddine زهر الدين m Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Maghrebi variant of Zahir al-Din (chiefly Algerian and Tunisian).
Zakarya زكرياء m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Zakariyya chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Zayneb زينب f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Zaynab.
Zeine زين m Western African, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Western African (chiefly Mauritanian) and Maghrebi (chiefly Algerian) variant of Zayn.
Zeïneb زينب f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Zeineb influenced by French orthography (chiefly Tunisian).
Zeineb زينب f Arabic (Maghrebi), Bosnian (Rare)
Bosnian variant of Zejneb and Maghrebi (chiefly Tunisian) variant of Zaynab.
Zhar f & m Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare), Malay (Rare)
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 زيدان m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Zaydan chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Zina زينة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic زينة (zīna) meaning "adornment, ornament, decoration".
Zineb زينب f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Zaynab chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Zine El Abidine زين العابدين m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Zayn al-Abidin chiefly used in Northern Africa. A notable bearer was Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (1936-2019), who served as the president of Tunisia from 1987 to 2011.
Zoheïr زهير m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Zoheir influenced by French orthography.
Zoheir زهير‎‎ m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Zuhayr (chiefly Algerian).
Zohra زهرة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Arabic alternate transcription of Zahrah chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Zoubaïda زبيدة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
French transcription of Zubaida.
Zoubeida زبيدة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Zubaida chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Zoubeir زبير m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Zubair (chiefly Tunisian).
Zoubir زبير m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Zubair (chiefly Algerian).
Zouhair زهير m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Zuhayr (chiefly Moroccan).
Zouheir زهير m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Zuhayr (chiefly Moroccan).
Zouhir m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of Zahir.
Zouina زوينة f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Derived from Arabic زِينَة (zīna) meaning "adornment, ornament, decoration".
Zoulikha زليخة f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi form of Zulaykha.