Abubakar name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Arabic
Usage: Arabic
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Abubakar a-buba-kar
Meaning: Noble and Father of the Young Camel
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What does Abubakar mean?

Uncommon boy name Abubakar is of Arabic origin particulary used in Arabic language, meaning of Abubakar is "Noble or Father of the Young Camel".

How do I pronounce Abubakar?

The most common pronunciation of three syllabled Abubakar is a-buba-kar. Some people pronounce it as ab(u)-bakar.

Variants of Abubakar


How popular is the name Abubakar?

Abubakar is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1977 and was able to reach the top 3000 names. Recently in 2017, it ranked 2251st when 58 boy were named Abubakar.

Over 644 people have been named Abubakar in United States. Abubakar is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 700 names.

In 2001, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 617 on boy names chart when 45 babies were named Abubakar. Over 663 people have been named Abubakar in England and Wales.

Abubakar is an uncommon baby name in still in use in France. Abubakar is a rare baby name in Belgium where it is still in use. However things change on global perspective, Abubakar is extremely popular in Nigeria where every 1 in 200 have the name.

Also the baby name is popular in Kenya, Ghana, Indonesia, Tanzania, Bangladesh, Sudan, India, Philippines, Uganda and Saudi Arabia. According to our estimate, at least 1740000 people have been bestowed Abubakar around the globe.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Abubakar in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Abubakar?

You have the ability to predict things before they happen thanks to your strong intuition. Travelling is your passion. In order to keep your motivation high, you must interact with people every now and then. Variety helps in every person's personal and professional growth. Your creativity allows you to express your emotions. You get up, eat healthily, go to work, avoid jealous and envious people, love and pay attention to the people you love, and stay away from stupid people.

Other names similar to Abubakar

  •  Munsif is used commonly in Arabic, Munsif means "Righteous, Just or Justice" is bestowed upon baby boys
  •  Huuwaija - Boy name Huuwaija is used predominantly in Arabic, meaning of Huuwaija is "Desire or Want"
  •  Wilan - Meaning of Wilan is Affection or Friendship is used as a boy name is substantially used in Arabic
  •  Kazim - Unheard-of Kazim primarily is used in Arabic is originated from Arabic used for boys, meaning of Kazim is "One who Controls Anger, Restrainer of Anger or Who Dominates Himself"
  •  Akhzam - Boy name Akhzam means "Male Serpent" is largely used in Arabic

Sibling Names for Abubakar

Welcome to the list of beautiful sibling names for your baby Abubakar. Here you'll find a variety of classic, modern, and unique names that will complement your little one perfectly. We hope you find the perfect name for your newest edition!

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Famous people named Abubakar

  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Nigerian politician
  • Abubakar Siddique, Bangladeshi poet, novelist
  • Abubakar Audu, was twice the Governor of Nigeria's Kogi State
  • Abubakar Iro Danmusa, Nigerian politician and former minister of the Federal Capital Territory
  • Abubakar Imam, Nigerian writer, journalist and politician
  • Abubakar Gumi, close associate of Ahmadu Bello
  • Abubakar Saleh Michika, Nigerian civilian governor of Adamawa State


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Institut national de la statistique et des ├ętudes ├ęconomiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
  4. Sociale Verzekeringsbank, https://statbel.fgov.be/en/themes/population/family-names-and-first-names/first-names-boys-and-girls
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