Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Bahhath (Name)

Bahhath (transliteration: Baḥḥāth, Arabic: بحّاث) is an Arabic name for boys that means “seeker”, “searcher”, “researcher”, from the Arabic word baḥth (“to seek”, “to search”, “to research”).123

There is one Companion of the Prophet Muhammad named Bahhath (although some sources mention that his name may have been Baḥḥāt rather than Baḥḥāth):

  • Bahhath bin Thaalabah بحَّاث بن ثعلبة

Below is the name Bahhath written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Bahhath written in Arabic kufi script:


  1. Zayn al-Dīn al-Razī, Mukhtār al-Ṣiḥāḥ (d. 1266 CE) , بحث.
  2. Arabic-English Lexicon by Edward William Lane (d. 1876), بحث.
  3. Al-Rāghib al-Isfahānī, al-Mufradāt fī Gharīb al-Qurʾān (d. c. 1109 CE), بحث.
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