Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Bajala (Name)

Bajala (transliteration: Bajāla, Arabic: بجالة) is an Arabic name for boys that means “honor”, “greatness”, to be respected and honored as a chief or lord.1 It also means “gravitas”, “venerability”, the fact of an old man commanding respect and honor by their character.2

There is one Companion of the Prophet Muhammad named Bajala:

  • Bajalah bin Ubaidah al-Tamimi al-Anbari بجالة بن عبيدة التميمي العنبري

Below is the name Bajala written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Bajala written in Arabic kufi script:


  1. Ibn Manẓūr, Lisān al-ʿArab (d. 1311 CE), بجل.
  2. Al-Ṣāḥib bin ʿAbbād, Al-Muḥīṭ fī l-Lugha (d. c. 995 CE), بجل.

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