Boy Names of Arabic language or origin
Arabic names for baby boys, with 3383 entries. The influence of Arabic has been profound on countries which are largely Islamic, although as a modern language, Arabic crosses religious boundaries and is spoken by groups as diverse as Arab Christians and Mizrahi Jews. All-time favorite Arabic names such as Mohammed for boys and Aisha for girls are becoming more commonly heard in the Western world as migration interweave cultures and communities.
Arabic names are fairly popular baby names for boys, and they are also considered trendy. The names rose in popularity from the 1950s up to the 1980s. At the height of their usage in 1984, 1.359% of baby boys were given Arabic names. There were 10 Arabic names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Arabic names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2018, 16 Arabic names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 0.768%. Within all Arabic names, the Arabic, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Polish, Romanian, and Russian Adam was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #78 and a usage of 0.2424%.