Aqeel (transliteration: ʿAqīl, Arabic: عقيل) is an Arabic name for boys that means “wise”, “intelligent”, “sagacious”.12 Aqeel was the name of a cousin of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), son of his uncle Abu Talib and older brother of Ali bin Abi Talib.
Aqeel is also spelled as Aqil, Aquil and Aquille.
There are three Companions of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) named Aqeel:
- Aqeel bin Abi Talib عقيل بن أبي طالب
- Aqeel bin Muqrin al-Muzani عقيل بن مقرن المزني
- Aqeel bin Malik al-Himyari عقيل بن مالك الحميري
Below is the name Aqeel written in Arabic naskh script:
Below is the name Aqeel written in Arabic kufi script: