Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Ahwad (Name)

Ahwad (transliteration: Ahwad, Arabic: أهود) is an Arabic name for boys that meant “Monday” in pre-Islamic times.1 It was also the name of an Arabian tribe.2

There is one Companion of the Prophet Muhammad named Ahwad:

  • Ahwad bin Iyadh al-Azdi أهود بن عياض الأزدي

Below is the name Ahwad written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Ahward written in Arabic kufi script:


  1. Taaj al-Aroos by Murtada al-Zabidi (d. 1790 CE), entry for هود.
  2. Ibid.
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