230+ Beautiful Middle Eastern Baby Names
Because the Middle East is made up of so many different countries with varying cultures, there are a plethora of beautiful names from the region to choose from when it comes to naming your baby. Including countries such as Egypt, Jordan, Israel, and Saudi Arabia, the region has a vast and diverse amount of baby names to choose from for both boys and girls. According to Nameberry, Middle Eastern religious-inspired names like Jasmine and Aziel are among some of the top names around the world now. Whether you're Middle Eastern by heritage or not, any expectant parent is sure to find a beautiful name with an even more beautiful meaning that your child is bound to cherish.
Thanks to world-renowned singer Aaliyah, this Arabic girl name is a popular choice, and it has a beautiful meaning: "exalted." If you're on the hunt for more under-the-radar names that have powerful meanings, a great Middle Eastern name for your baby boy is Yusef, which means "God increases." Whether you love the way it sounds, want to honor your heritage, or love the meaning behind it, here are some of our favorite Middle Eastern names, and their respective meanings, for baby boys and baby girls.