Ibrahim (name)

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Ibrahim
إبراهيم‎
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The name Ibrahim written in Islamic calligraphy, followed by "Peace be upon him".
PronunciationArabic: [ʔɪbraːˈhiːm],
Turkish: [ibɾaːˈhim]
GenderMale
Origin
Word/nameArabic
MeaningFather of Nations and Friend of God
Other names
Alternative spellingIbraheem, Ebrahim, Ibrahem

Ibrahim (also spelled Ibrahem, Ibraheem or Ebrahim) (Arabic: إبراهيم‎, Ibrāhīm) is the Arabic name of the prophet and patriarch Abraham and one of Allah’s messengers in the Quran. It is a common first name and surname among Muslims and Arab Christians, a derivative of the name Abraham or Avram from Judaism and Christianity in the Middle East. In Lebanon and Maghreb, Brahim and Barhoum are common diminutives for the first name Ibrahim.

Given name[edit]

İbrahim
Ebrahim
Ibraheem
  • Ibraheem Samirah (born 1991), American politician and member of the Virginia House of Delegates

Surname or patronymic[edit]

Ibrahim
Ebrahim

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