Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Bujaid (Name)

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Bujaid (transliteration: Bujayd, Arabic: بجيد) is an Arabic name for boys that is the diminutive form of either bajd, which means “a group or company of people”1, or bajad, which means “a group of 100 or more horses”.2 Bujaid may also be a diminutive of Abjad, which was the name of one of the pre-Islamic kings of Yemen. Abjad is a non-Arabic word whose original meaning is not known, but which came to be used to mean “alphabet”.34

Bujaid is also spelled Bujayd, Bojaid and Bojayd.

There is one Companion of the Prophet Muhammad named Bujaid:

  • Bujaid bin Imran al-Khuza`i بجيد بن عمران الخزاعي

Below is the name Bujaid written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Bujaid written in Arabic kufi script:

Footnotes

  1. Arabic-English Lexicon by Edward William Lane (d. 1876), بجد.
  2. Murtaḍa al-Zabīdī, Tāj al-ʿArūs fī Jawāhir al-Qamūs (d. 1790 CE), بجد.
  3. Edward William Lane, Ibid.
  4. Murtaḍa al-Zabīdī, Ibid.

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