Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Ajlah (Name)

Ajlah (transliteration: Ajlaḥ, Arabic: أجلح) is an Arabic name for boys that means “one who is bald in the sides of his head”1, “one whose hair is receding at the front”2 When used to describe an ox, it means an ox that does not have horns.3

There is one Companion of the Prophet Muhammad named Ajlah:

  • al-Ajlah bin Waqqas الأجلح ابن وقاص

Below is the name Ajlah written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Ajlah written in Arabic naskh script:

Footnotes

  1. Majma` Bihaar al-Anwaar by al-Fattini (d. 1578 CE), entry for جلح.
  2. Al-Maghrib fi Tarteeb al-Ma`rib by al-Mutarrizi (d. 1213 CE), entry for جلح.
  3. Al-Muheet fil Lughah by al-Sahib bin Abbad (d. c. 995 CE), entry for جلح.

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