100+ Beautiful Syrian Names For Your Baby

Georgia Stone
Feb 29, 2024 By Georgia Stone
Originally Published on Dec 15, 2020
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Syria is a country with a rich history in Western Asia.

In this article, we will go over Syrian names and meanings, so that you can find the perfect name for your baby. Syria is a Muslim majority country and thus, most names are from the Islamic religion.

The article includes Arabic first names, Syrian first names, Arabic baby names, Syrian boys' names, Syrian girls names, unique names in Arabic and ancient Syrian names. Some of the Syrian names for babies included here will definitely captivate you.

Before enjoying this article, do check out these similar articles to find lovely Egyptian names for boys and Beautiful Turkish girl names with meanings.

Syrian Baby Boy Names

Here is a list of popular Syrian names for boys. As well as popular names, you will also find some unique Syrian names in the list.

1. Abbas (Arabic origin), one of the boy names meaning “lion”.

2. Abbud (Arabic origin), the meaning of this Syrian names is “devoted” or “devoted to the Lord”.

3. Abd-El-Kader (Arabic origin), the meaning of this name is “servant of the powerful”.

4. Abdul (Arabic origin), one of the boy names meaning “servant”.

5. Abdulaziz (Arabic origin), a variant of the name Abdul, this Syrian names’ meaning is “servant of the mighty”.

6. Abdullah (Arabic origin), means “servant of Allah”.

7. Abdulmalik (Arabic origin), the meaning of this Syrian baby name is “servant of the Master”.

8. Adham (Arabic origin), the meaning of this Syrian baby name is “shiny black stallion”.

9. Adil (Arabic origin), the meaning of this Syrian baby name is “someone who is wise and fair”.

10. Adnan (Multiple origins), the meaning of this Syrian baby name is “pleasant”.

11. Ahmad (Arabic origin), the meaning of this Syrian baby name is “most highly praised”. It’s one of the good boy names out there.

12. Ahsan (Arabic origin), the meaning of this Syrian baby name is “charitable”.

13. Akbar (Arabic origin), the name means “great” and it is one of the very good first names for your baby boy.

14. Akmal (Arabic origin), this is one of the best Syrian boy names which means “perfect”.

15. Ali (Arabic origin), the meaning of this Syrian baby name is “greatest”.

16. Alladin (Arabic origin), the meaning of this name is “nobility of faith”.

17. Amar (Arabic origin), this one of the most popular names and it means “builder”.

18. Amin (Arabic origin), means “trustworthy”.

19. Amir (Arabic origin), this amazing Syrian name means “prince”.

20. Anwar (Arabic origin), this is one of the most popular names and it means “luminous”.

21. Arif (Arabic origin), meaning “knowledgeable”.

22. Ashraf (Arabic origin), this is one of the more traditional Syrian names, it means “most honorable”.

23. Asif (Arabic origin), the meaning of this name is “forgiveness”.

24. Ayub (Arabic origin), the meaning of this Syrian name is “penitent”.

25. Azim (Arabic origin), the meaning of this Syrian name is “defender”.

26. Babu (Hindi origin), this is a popular nickname and means “grandfather” in Hindi. It’ll be a unique first name for a Syrian baby.

27. Bahir (Arabic origin), means “sparkling”.

28. Basam (Arabic origin), this name means “smiling”.

29. Bilal (Arabic origin), this name means “the chosen one”.

30. Caleb (Hebrew origin), this is a Biblical name which means “faithful”.

31. Carim (Arabic origin), the meaning of this name is “generous”.

32. Cemal (Turkish origin), the meaning of this name is “attractive”.

33. Coman (Celtic or Anglo-Saxon origin), the meaning of this name is “noble”.

34. Dabir (Arabic origin), this name means “tutor”.

35. Dekel (Hebrew origin), this name means “palm tree”.

36. Emir (Arabic origin), means “chief” or “commander”.

37. Faisal (Arabic origin), means “decisive” and would make a really great first name for your Syrian baby boy.

38. Ghazi (Arabic origin), this is one of the more popular baby names as it has a very powerful meaning, “the conqueror”.

39. Habib (Arabic origin), this is also one of the more popular baby names. It means “beloved” and makes a for a good Syrian boy name.

40. Irfan (Arabic or Turkish origin), means “wisdom” and is a good first name for a Syrian baby boy.

41. Kadeem (Arabic origin), this is one of the many traditional baby names used for boys. The meaning of this boy name is “servant”.

42. Mahir (Arabic origin), this is one of those baby names which have an excellent meaning behind them. The meaning of this boy name is “skilled” or “expert”.

43. Nabil (Arabic origin), the meaning of this boy name is “noble”.

44. Rafiq (Arabic origin), the meaning of this boy name is “friend”. It’s one of the sweetest baby names and would be a good first name for your baby boy.

45. Zahir (Arabic origin), among the Syrian male names that means “blossoming”.

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Syrian Baby Names For A Girl

This list will provide you with popular Syrian names for girls. You can also choose a name of famous people from Syria.

46. Abelarda (Arabic origin), one of the Syrian girl names that means “servant of Allah”.

47. Abia (Arabic origin), among many desirable baby names for a girl, Abia is one. It means “great” and is one of the best girl names out there.

48. Abida (Arabic origin), the meaning of this girl name is “worshipper”. It is one of those baby names which has a significant religious meaning in the Islamic culture. It is also one of the nicest sounding girl names.

49. Adelmira (Arabic origin), this is another good name in the long list of beautiful baby girl names for a girl. It means “exalted”. In Syria, this is one of the more popular girl names.

50. Adila (Arabic origin), one of the best Syrian female names which means “equal” and is widely used as a proper first name for a girl.

51. Afina (Arabic origin), the meaning of this beautiful girl name is “blueberry”. Due to its colorful meaning, this is one of the more modern baby names and is popular among many young families.

52. Afra (Arabic origin), the meaning of this girl name is “dust” or “the color of earth”. It’s one of the nicest baby names for a beautiful little girl.

53. Aisha (Arabic origin), one of the common Syrian names that has a very simple and direct meaning, it means “woman”.

54. Akilah (Arabic origin), the meaning of this baby girl name is “intelligent”. Among numerous girl names found in Syria, this one stands out as its meaning is very empowering.

55. Alea (Hebrew origin), the meaning of this baby girl name is “exalted”. It is one of those aesthetic names that are given to beautiful little girls. It’s short and sweet.

56. Alima (Arabic origin), the meaning of this beautiful girl name is “sea maiden”. It is one of the many popular baby names for a baby girl.

57. Aliye (Arabic origin), the meaning of this aesthetic girl name is “noble”. It’s a very suitable name for a Syrian baby girl.

58. Alma (Arabic origin), if you’re looking for baby names for a girl with desirable qualities as their meanings, then Alma is the right choice for you. It is one of those baby names which are phonetically astounding and the meaning of this particular girl name is “learned”. An amazing choice for your baby girl.

59. Almeda (Arabic origin), this is another one of those baby girl names with an amazing quality as its meaning. This baby girl name means “ambitious”.

60. Almira (Arabic origin), this baby girl name means “princess” and it is perfect for your little princess. Islamic cultures often have baby names which have royal meanings. This is one of those baby names and it sounds really good too!

61. Amal (Arabic origin), the meaning of this beautiful baby girl name is “hopeful”. Baby names like this one are quite popular in Syria.

62. Amina (Arabic origin), the meaning of this baby girl name is “faithful”. It is one of the more popular baby names in Syria.

63. Amira (Arabic origins), this is another royal name for a girl, the meaning of which is “princess”.

64. Anisah (Sanskrit origin), this girl name means “one with no master”.

65. Azucena (Arabic origin), the meaning of this baby girl name is “admirable mother”.

66. Badia (Unknown origin), means “elegant” and is one of the best choices among many baby names.

67. Bibi (French origin), the meaning of this baby girl name is “lady”.

68. Bushra (Arabic origin), means “good omen” and can be a perfect name for your little girl.

69. Cala (Italian origin), means “castle” and is a very unique name for a baby girl in Syria.

70. Clemira (Arabic origin), means “a brilliant princess”.

71. Daniya (Arabic origin), meaning “a gift from God”.

72. Dunia (Arabic origin), meaning “world”.

73. Fadila (Arabic origin), this girl name means “someone who is generous”.

74. Faiza (Arabic origin), means “victorious”.

75. Farida (Arabic origin), the meaning of this girl name is “unique”.

76. Fariha (Arabic origin), meaning “joyful”.

77. Fatima (Arabic origin), the meaning of this beautiful girl name is “one who abstains”.

78. Fayruz (Turkish origin), the meaning of this name is “woman”.

79. Gamila (Arabic origin), meaning “beautiful”.

80. Ghada (Arabic origin), means “youth”.

81. Habiba (Arabic origin), the meaning of this girl name is “beloved”.

82. Hafsa (Arabic origin), the meaning of this beautiful girl name is “a lioness”.

83. Haya (Arabic origin), the meaning of this name is “humble”.

84. Hibah (Arabic origin), meaning “gift”.

85. Jamila (Arabic origin), the meaning of this name is “graceful”.

86. Maisha (Arabic origin), means “life”.

87. Najam (Arabic origin), the meaning of this name is “star”.

88. Rima (Arabic origin), means "white antelope".

89. Saarah (Hebrew origin), the meaning of this girl name is “princess”.

90. Takia (Arabic origin), the meaning of this name is “worshipper”.

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Gender Neutral Syrian Baby Names

Here are some gender neutral Syrian baby names. These baby names are perfect for any baby boy or girl, regardless of gender.

91. Dil (Hindi origin), this gender neutral name means “heart”.

92. Dina (Arabic or Hebrew origins), the meaning is “divine”.

93. Jaza (Arabic origin), meaning “reward”.

94. Jess (Hebrew origin), meaning “God is there”.

95. Khairat (Arabic origin), this gender neutral name means “blessings”.

96. Nour (Arabic origin), this is a very beautiful unisex name and it means “the divine light”.

97. Roshin (Arabic origin), the meaning of this beautiful name is “light”.

98. Urooj (Persian origin), the meaning of this unisex name is “ascension”.

99. Zain (Arabic origin), one of the Arabic names that means “beauty” or “grace”.

100. Zoha (Urdu origin), the meaning of this name is “morning star”.

Kidadl has lots of great baby names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for Syrian names, then why not take a look at our other articles such as this list of the most beautiful and rare Japanese names or these precious gemstone baby names for boys and girls.

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Written by Georgia Stone

Bachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

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Georgia StoneBachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

Georgia is an experienced Content Manager with a degree in French and Film Studies from King's College London and Bachelors degree from Université Paris-Sorbonne. Her passion for exploring the world and experiencing different cultures was sparked during her childhood in Switzerland and her year abroad in Paris. In her spare time, Georgia enjoys using London's excellent travel connections to explore further afield.

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