Habib name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 20th, 2023
Gender: Boy
Origin: Arabic
Usage: Arabic, Gujarati, Kannada and Sindhi
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Habib ha-bib
Meaning: Friend, Another Name for Prophet Muhammad and Darling
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What does Habib mean?

Anomalous Habib's origin is Arabic is chiefly used in Kannada, Arabic, Gujarati and Sindhi, meaning of Habib is "Friend, Beloved or Darling" is aimed at baby boys.

How about the name Habib for a baby?

Habib is a uniquely beautiful name for little boys that has its roots in the Arabic language. Its meaning of "loved one" signifies how much love and affection parents have for their child.

The name Habib stands out from other baby boy names because of its exotic sound and rich cultural heritage. In addition, it has a certain charm that makes it easy to remember and pronounce.

Parents who choose to name their baby boy Habib can feel proud of their decision because it is a beautiful name with positive connotations that will stay with their child throughout his life.

How do I pronounce Habib?

The two syllabled name Habib is commonly pronounced as ha-bib.

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Names that rhyme with Habib

How popular is the name Habib?

Habib is a familiar baby name in France, it has been in use since 1953 and was able to reach the top 400 names. In 1981, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 324 on boy names chart when 93 babies were given the name Habib.

Over 3086 people have been named Habib in France. Habib is a unique baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1972 and was able to reach the top 3000 names.

In 1982, it ranked 2709th when 28 boys were named Habib. There are over 714 babies that have been given the name Habib in United States. Also, 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 686 on boy names chart when 26 babies were named Habib. There are over 411 babies that have been given the name Habib in England and Wales.

Habib is a rare baby name in Ireland there is very thin chances of it still being given. However things change on global perspective, Habib is extremely popular in Pakistan where every 1 in 600 have the name as well as in, Iran and Afghanistan.

Also the baby name is popular in India, Algeria, Tunisia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Indonesia, Chad, Oman, Iraq, Sudan, Turkey, Morocco, Lebanon, Guinea, United Arab Emirates and Mali. As per our findings, over 1160000 babies have been bestowed Habib around the globe.

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Here's what numbers has to say about Habib

You believe life's to have fun. You don't depend on anyone's understanding and support. You are self-reliant, self-motivated and persistent. You are a loner. Unrestricted lifestyle is your mark. Once you distance yourself from everything you know inspiration will walk into your life again. You always watch not to hurt anyone's emotions. People envy your success and personal life, and would give just anything to be like you.

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Sibling Names for Habib

If you're considering the name Habib for your newborn, you might like to give them a sibling name that complements it. Here are some great sibling names for Habib that might inspire you to choose the perfect name for your family's new addition.

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Famous people named Habib

  • Habib Ben Yahia, Tunisian politician
  • Habib Miyan, Indian man
  • Habib Boularès, Tunisian diplomat and politician
  • Habib ibn Zayd al-Ansari, 'sahaba' and martyr of Islam
  • Habib Malik, associate professor of history and cultural studies at the Lebanese American University
  • Habib Hassan Touma, Palestinian composer and ethnomusicologist
  • Habib Faye, bassist, keyboardist, guitar soloist, arranger
  • Habib Bourguiba Jr., Habib Bourguiba Jr
  • Habib ibn Madhahir, was of the Banu Asad clan
  • Habib Bourguiba, Tunisian lawyer
  • Habib Wali Mohammad, musical artist
  • Habib Beye, French-born Senegalese former footballer
  • Habib Koité, Malian musician, singer, songwriter based in Mali
  • Habib Jalib, Pakistani revolutionary poet
  • Habib Wahid, Bangladeshi composer, musician and singer
  • Habib Thiam, Senegalese politician
  • Habib el-Adly, former Egyptian politician
  • Habib Mohamed, Ghanaian football left back
  • Habib Faisal, Indian Hindi screenwriter and director
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  • Habib Nasib Nader, British actor, best known for his role as Gregory
  • Habib Elghanian, prominent Iranian Jewish businessman and philanthropist
  • Habib Shartouni, convicted assassin of the Lebanese president-elect Bachir Gemayel
  • Habib Bellaïd, Algerian footballer
  • Habib Sissoko, French-born Malian professional footballer
  • Habib Bamogo, football biography
  • Habib Dembélé, Malian actor, director
  • Habib Galhia, Tunisian boxer,
  • Habib Habibou, Central African footballer
  • Habib Zargarpour in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace as Visual Effects
  • Habib Rezaei in Ghesse-ha as Actor
  • Habib Essid is a Tunisian politician born on June 1, 1949 in Susa.
  • Actor Habib Belhadi, well-known for movie Man of Ashes
  • Habib Benglia, from 1932 drama film Daïnah la métisse, who played the Le mari.
  • Habib Haddad played critical character of N in 2000 drama flick Dakhtaran-e khorshid.
  • Habib Hammoud portrayed the significant character of Ali 'Philippe' in 1991 crime and drama film Hors la vie.
  • Habib Reda portrayed key role of N in 1948 movie Kenzi.

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