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Best Baby Names For Your Newborn In Pakistan | Most Popular Baby Names 2024

Are you in search of the perfect baby names imbued with meaning? Look no further. Pakistan, a predominantly Muslim nation, has a naming tradition deeply influenced by Islam, esteemed clergy, and religious scholars. Names in Pakistan carry immense significance, reflecting the nation's rich history and diverse cultural tapestry.

Throughout its history, Pakistan has been shaped by various civilizations, including the Indus Valley, Persian, Arabic, and Islamic influences. These cultural nuances are evident in Pakistani naming customs. Many names in Pakistan find their roots in Arabic and Persian languages, while others have origins tracing back to Arab culture. Names with Islamic heritage often carry profound meanings, associated with attributes of Allah or qualities revered in prophets and other esteemed figures.

Cultural Diversity

The diverse cultures in Pakistan contribute to varied naming customs. Different provinces and ethnic groups have their naming traditions. For instance, in Punjab, names often come from Punjabi, Sanskrit, or Persian languages. Similarly, Sindhi names are derived from the Sindhi language and may have roots in Sanskrit, Persian, or Arabic.

Family and Heritage

Apart from linguistic factors, cultural customs play a significant role in naming children in Pakistan. Typically, elders, especially grandparents, are responsible for naming the child in many households. Their choices are guided by traditions, family history, and spiritual beliefs.

How Names Influence Personality

The desire for a unique name for newborns is common among many parents. It's believed that the names chosen for baby boys and girls subtly influence their personality development as they grow. When selecting a name, parents consider not only its sound but also its spelling and meaning. Muslim parents, in particular, are meticulous about choosing their baby's name. The anticipation surrounding the final decision on the baby's name adds excitement before the child's birth. 

Shift from Stereotype 

The choices parents make when selecting names for their children are influenced by evolving cultures, changing alongside aspirations for their offspring. Studies indicate that the growing preference for unique baby names mirrors a transition from collectivist to individualistic societies. This trend offers insights into the ideals parents hold for their children. Worldwide, there's a rising appreciation for distinctive names, emphasizing individuality rather than conformity. While Arabic, Islamic, and Persian names were prevalent initially, Turkish names are currently gaining popularity.

Here is a list of names with proper meanings to get you started on this naming journey, 

If you are new parents and are wondering about some distinctive names, then Bebambi is here to help you out. We have more than 100 names for your little one on our app. Download the Bebambi app now and get amazing names. 

Sr. No.

Islamic Name

Meaning

1

A'idah

Guest, the one who's returning

2

A'ishah

Wife of the Prophet (SAW)

3

A'shadieeyah

Princess, cute, perfect

4

Aa'idah

Name of a narrator of hadith

5

Aabidah

Worshipper

6

Aabirah

Fleeting, transitory, ephemeral

7

Aabish

Daughter of Sa'd who was a queen of Iran (AN)

8

Aadab

Hope, need

9

Aadila

Just, Honest, Equal, Upright

10

Aaeedah

Visiting, Returning, Reward

11

Aaeesha

Life, Vivaciousness, Living Prosperous, Youngest wife of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

12

Aafia

Good health

13

Aafiya

Good Health

14

Aafreeda

Created, Produced

15

Aafreen

Brave, Acclaim

16

Aairah

Noble, respectful

17

Aakifah

Devoted, Dedicated

18

Aala

Bounties

19

Aaleyah

Exalted, Highest social standing

20

Aalia

Exalted, Noble

21

Aalimah

Scholar, Authority

22

Aaliyah

Tall, Towering

23

Aamaal

Hopes, Aspirations, Wishes

24

Aamanee

Good wish

25

Aamilah

Doer of (good) deeds, Righteous

25

Abd Al-Ala

Slave of the High

26

Aaminah

Secured, Safe

27

Aamira

Imperial, Abundant, Inhabited

28

Aamirah

Inhabitant

29

Aani Fatimah Khatoon

She was a literary woman and a poetess in Qastaniniyah

30

Aanisah

Young lady, Maiden

31

Aaqilah

Intelligent

32

Aara

Adoring

33

Aarifah

Knowing, Women who recognizes Islam

34

Aasia

Hope

35

Aasimah

Protector, defendant, central

36

Aatifa

Affection, Sympathy

37

Aatikah

Generous

38

Aatiqah

Shoulder (support) old

39

Aatirah

Fragrant

40

Aazeen

Beauty

41

Abasah

Daughter of al-Mahdi

42

Abda

Worshipper

43

Abdia

Slave of Allah

44

Abeedah

Worshipper

45

Abeela

To be beautiful

46

Abeer

Fragrance

47

Abeera

The mixture of the smell of the petals of Rose and Sandal

48

Abeerah

Rose, Sandal Saffron mixed together in fragrance

49

Abia

Great

50

Abida

Worshipper

51

Abir

Serious, beautiful

52

Ablaa

Perfectly formed

53

Ablah

Perfectly formed

54

Abqurah

Genius

55

Abra

Example, Lesson

56

Ad'ifaah

Smart, talented

57

Ada

Grace, Expression

58

Adab

Hope, Need

59

Adeeba

Cultured, Polite

60

Adeela

Equal

61

Adeelah

Just

62

Adeena

Pious, good luck

63

Adeeva

Pleasant, Gentle

64

Adila

Justice

65

Adla

Just, fair woman

66

Afaf

Chaste, virtuous, decent, pure

67

Afeefa

Chaste

68

Afeerah

Covered with soil or dust

69

Afia

Away from all Problems

70

Afifa

Neat lady

71

Afifah

Chaste, modest

72

Afiyah

'Health', free from illness and grief

73

Afizah

A person who knows the recital of the Qur'an

74

Afra

Dust-Colored

75

Afraa

White

 

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