<p>An invaluable collection of over 2,000 Muslim names chosen from the Arabic, <a href="https://www.thoughtco.com/is-it-iranian-or-persian-3555178" data-component="link" data-source="inlineLink" data-type="internalLink" data-ordinal="1">Persian</a>, and Turkish languages. Each listing gives the original spelling, the meaning, and possible English spellings of each name. A 55-page introductory section gives details about <a href="https://www.thoughtco.com/islamic-birth-rites-2004500" data-component="link" data-source="inlineLink" data-type="internalLink" data-ordinal="2">birth customs</a> and naming conventions in Islam.</p>Another wonderful reference book for the most common Muslim names, including correct English and Arabic spellings, guide to pronunciation, and meanings.This informative dictionary provides the original Arabic, Persian, or Turkish spelling of Muslim names, their meanings, and a listing of historical figures bearing the name. While the listings are exhaustive, not all names are Islamically appropriate; one must screen them carefully.A look at Muslim names from the African continent, primarily from the Hausa-Fulani and Kiswahili languages. Includes information about how given names are chosen in African societies.