Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Buraid (Name)

Buraid (transliteration: Burayd, Arabic: بُريد) is an Arabic name for boys which could mean “leopard”, “an animal, especially an ox, that has black and white spots”, “one who is cool/cold”, 12 The name’s meaning cannot be known with certainty because it could be derived from bard, barad or abrad, all of which have differing meanings.3

There is one Companion of the Prophet Muhammad named Buraid:

  • Buraid al-Aslami بُريد الأسلمي

Below is the name Buraid written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Buraid written in Arabic kufi script:


  1. Arabic-English Lexicon by Edward William Lane (d. 1876), برد.
  2. Ibn Manẓūr, Lisān al-ʿArab (d. 1311 CE), برد.
  3. Al-Aṣmaʿī, Ishtiqāq al-Asmāʾ (d. 831 CE), بُرَيْد.
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