Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Bukair (Name)

Bukair (transliteration: Bukayr, Arabic: بكير) is an Arabic name for boys that means “young (adolescent) camel”. It is the diminutive form of Bakr.12

Bukair is also spelled Bukayr, Bokayr and Bukeyr among others.

There is one Companion of the Prophet Muhammad named Bukair:

  • Bukair bin Ali bi Tameem بكير بن علي بن تميم

Below is the name Bukair written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Bukair written in Arabic kufi script:

Footnotes

  1. Al-Muṭarrizī, al-Mughrib fī Tartīb al-Muʿrib (d. 1213 CE), بكر.
  2. Sultan Qaboos Encyclopedia of Arab Names (Sultan Qaboos University, 1985), بُكَيْر.

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