Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Azib (Name)

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Azib (transliteration: ʿĀzib) is an Arabic name for boys that means “bachelor” (one who doesn’t have a spouse)1, “difficult to reach or attain”2, and “a pasture that has not been touched (that hasn’t been used for pasturing)”3.

Azib is also spelled as Azeb, Aazib and Aazeb.

There is one Companion of the Prophet Muhammad named Azib:

  • Azib bin al-Harith عازب بن الحارث

Below is the name Azib written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is Azib written in Arabic kufi script:


  1. Lisaan al-Arab by Ibn Manzur (d. 1311 CE), entry for عزب.
  2. Al-Nihaayah fi Ghareeb al-Hadeeth wal Athar by Abu Sa`aadaat Ibn al-Athir (d. 1210 CE), entry for  عَزُبَ.
  3. Ibid.

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