[ 2 syll. fai-sal, fa-is-al ] The baby boy name Faisal is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is FAY-ZihL †. Faisal is largely used in the Arabic and English languages, and its origin is Arabic. The name is of the meaning judge, arbiter. It is derived from the element 'faysal' meaning judge. The name has been borne by various members of Arab ruling families, including King Faisal I of Iraq (1885-1933) and Faisal, King of Saudi Arabia (1903/1906-1975).
Faisal has 20 variants that are used in English and other languages. Variants used in English include Faesal, Faezal, Faisel, Faisil, Faisl, Faiyaz, Faiz, Faizal (also used in Arabic), Faize, Faizi, Fasal, Fasel, Fasil, Faysal (also used in Arabic), Faysul, Fayzal, Fayzel, and Fazel. Faizel (Arabic) and Feisal (Arabic) are foreign variants of Faisal.
Faisal is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Faisal include Faisel, Fasel, Faesal, Faisil, Fasal, Fasil, Faysal, Faysul, Fayzal, Fayzel, Fazeal, Fazeel, Fazeil, Fazel, Faziel, Fazill, Fazyl, Fazyll, Feisal, and Fischel.
† Pronunciation for Faisal: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"