Arabic (الله) name of God. The name is derived from the Arabic article (الـ) [Al] "the" + (إِلٰه) [Ilyah] "God".
Name Allah can`t be used as a given name, it used as a title or as a name-giving component only.
The word Al-Ilyah was also known to the ancient Semites (modern Arabs and Jews). The ancient Semites called God - Eloh/Elohim. In the Arabic translation of the Bible, the word "God" is also translated as "Allah".
99 Names of Allah
(Name Allah is not included in the 99 names)
1. Ar-Rahman (الرحمن) meaning - "The Beneficent, He who gives blessings and prosperity to all beings without showing disparity."
2. Ar-Rahim (الرحيم) meaning - "The All-Merciful. He who gives blessings and prosperity, particularly to those who use these gifts as Allah has said, and is merciful to the believers in the hereafter."
3. Al-Malik (الملك) meaning - "The Absolute Ruler. The Sovereign Lord, He who is the absolute king of the entire universe"
3. Al-Quddus (القدوس) meaning - "The Holy, He who is free from all errors, absentmindedness, is free from incapability and from any kind of defect."
5. As-Salam (السلام) meaning - "The Source of Peace. He who frees his servants from all danger and obstruction. He who gives His greeting to those fortunate people in Heaven."
6. Al-Mumin (المؤمن) meaning - "The Inspirer of Faith. The Guardian of Faith, He who places faith in the heart of his servants, protects those who seek refuge in him"
7. Al-Muhaymin (المهيمن) meaning - "The Protector, He who watches over and protects all things"
8. Al-Aziz (العزيز) meaning - "The Victorious. The Mighty, The Unconquerable."
9. Al-Jabbar (الجبار) meaning - "The Compeller. He who repairs all broken things, who completes that which in incomplete, and who has the ability, with force, to make people do whatever he wants."
10. Al-Mutakabbir (المتكبر) meaning - "The Majestic, he who shows His greatness in all things and in all ways."
11. Al-Khaliq (الخالق) meaning - "The creator, He who creates everything from nothing and creates all things with the knowledge of what will happen to them."
12. Al-Bari (البارئ) meaning - "The Evolver. He who creates all things in proportions."
13. Al-Musawwir (المصور) meaning - "The Shaper of Beauty, He who designs all things."
14. Al-Ghaffar (الغفار) meaning - "The Forgiving. He who is all-forgiving."
15. Al-Qahhar (القهار) meaning - "The Subduer, He who is victorious and dominant in a way that, He can do anything He wills."
16. Al-Wahhab (الوهاب) meaning - "The Giver of All, He who donates all blessings to his creatures."
17. Ar-Razzaq (الرزاق) meaning - "The Provider, He who provides all things beneficial to His creatures."
18. Al-Fattah (الفتاح) meaning - "The Opener, He who opens the solution to all problems, and eliminates obstacles.r"
19. Al-`Alim (العليم) meaning - "The All Knowing, He who is all-knowing."
20. Al-Qabid (القابض) meaning - "The Constrictor. He who constricts."
21. Al-Basit (الباسط) meaning - "The Reliever, He who is the expander."
22. Al-Khafid (الخافض) meaning - "The Abaser, He who diminishes or decreases."
23. Ar-Rafi (الرافع) meaning - "The Exalter. He who uplifts."
24. Al-Muizz (المعز) meaning - "The Bestower of Honors, He who makes one glorious, gives dignity, and treats one with respect."
25. Al-Mudhill (المذل) meaning - "The Dishonorer, He who lowers and puts one in abasement and degradation."
26. As-Sami (السميع) meaning - "The All-Hearing, He who hears everything."
27. Al-Basir (البصير) meaning - "The All-Seeing, He who sees everything"
28. Al-Hakam (الحكم) meaning - "The Judge, He who judges and provides what is due."
29. Al-`Adl (العدل) meaning - "The Just, The just one"
30. Al-Latif (اللطيف) meaning - "The Subtle One; The Inexpressible, Unfathomable, He who knows the delicate meaning of everything. He who creates things most subtly, which cannot be understood by people, and He who gives blessings to people in the most subtle ways."
31. Al-Khabir (الخبير) meaning - "The All-Aware, He who has knowledge of the most secret part of everything, and knows their inner meanings."
32. Al-Halim (الحليم) meaning - "The Forbearing One, He who is clement."
33. Al-Azim (العظيم) meaning - "The Magnificent, The Great One, He who is magnificent."
34. Al-Ghafur (الغفور) meaning - "The Forgiver and Hider of Faults, He who forgives all"
35. Ash-Shakur (الشكور) meaning - "The Appreciative, He who is grateful and gives rewards for deeds done for Him."
36. Al-Ali (العلى) meaning - "The Highest. He who is most high."
37. Al-Kabir (الكبير) meaning - "The Greatest. He who is most great."
38. Al-Hafiz (الحفيظ) meaning - "The Preserver, He who preserves all things in a detail, and for a time preserves them from misfortune and calamity."
39. Al-Muqit (المقيت) meaning - "The Maintainer, He who sustains."
40. Al-Hasib (الحسيب) meaning - "The Accounter, He who knows in detail the account of things people do throughout their lives."
41. Al-Jalil (الجليل) meaning - "The Sublime One, He who has wealth, domination and holiness."
42. Al-Karim (الكريم) meaning - "The Generous. He who is generous."
43. Ar--Raqib (الرقيب) meaning - "The Watchful One. He who observes all creatures, and every actions in under His control."
44. Al-Mujib (المجيب) meaning - "The Responder to Prayer. The Responsive, The One who responds to every need."
45. Al-Wasi (الواسع) meaning - "The All Embracing, He who has limitless capacity and abundance."
46. Al-Hakim (الحكيم) meaning - "The Perfectly Wise, He who has wisdom in all order and actions."
47. Al-Wadud (الودود) meaning - "The Loving One, He who loves those who do good and bestows on them His compassion. He who is the only one who should be loved and whose friendship is to be earned."
48. Al-Majid (المجيد) meaning - "The Most Glorious One, He who is most glorious."
49. Al-Baith (الباعث) meaning - "The Resurrector, He who gives life to all creatures on the judgment day."
50. Ash-Shahid (الشهيد) meaning - "The Witness, He who is present every where and observes all things."
51. Al-Haqq (الحق) meaning - "The Truth, He whose existence has no change."
52. Al-Wakil (الوكيل) meaning - "The Trustee, He who provides a mean to solve all problems in the best way."
53. Al-Qawiyy (القوى) meaning - "The Possessor of All Strength"
54. Al-Matin (المتين) meaning - "The Forceful One"
55. Al-Waliyy (الولى) meaning - "The Governor, He who is the Friend of His righteous servants."
56. Al-Hamid (الحميد) meaning - "The Praised One. The Praiseworthy, He who is the only one to be praised and glorified and thanked by all creatures."
57. Al-Muhsi (المحصى) meaning - "The Reckoner, He who knows the number of all things although they cannot be counted and knows each of them."
58. Al-Mubdi (المبدئ) meaning - "The Originator. He who has created for the first time all beings from nothing and without any model."
59. Al-Muid (المعيد) meaning - "The Restorer. He who restores all beings."
60. Al-Muhyi (المحيى) meaning - "The Giver of Life, He who gives life and health."
61. Al-Mumit (المميت) meaning - "The Taker of Life, He who created death."
62. Al-Hayy (الحي) meaning - "The Ever Living One, The Alife, He is All-knowing and His strength is sufficient for everything."
63. Al-Qayyum (القيوم) meaning - "The Self-Existing One, He who holds the entire universe."
64. Al-Wajid (الواجد) meaning - "The Finder, He who finds whatever He wants in the time He desires."
65. Al-Majid (الماجد) meaning - "The Glorious, He whose highness is great, who is beneficent, and his munificent is rich."
66. Al-Wahid (الواحد) meaning - "The Only One, The Unique, He who is One in His actions, His Names, who has no partner or equal in his attributes, personality."
67. Al-Ahad (الأحد) meaning - "The Only One, The Unique". The name Al-Ahad has the same meaning as Al-Wahid, but with more emphasis on the Unity. Al-Ahad is also different in that it is a name used only for Allah, but with all the meanings as Al-Wahid.
68. As-Samad (الصمد) meaning - "The Eternal, He who is the only being to apply to if one has any need to be completed (or) any troubles to be"
69. Al-Qadir (القادر) meaning - "The All Powerful, He who is able to do anything in the way He wills."
70. Al-Muqtadir (المقتدر) meaning - "The Creator of All Power, He who is more powerful than any being."
71. Al-Muqaddim (المقدم) meaning - "The Expediter"
72. Al-Muakhkhir (المؤخر) meaning - "The Delayer. He who delays whatever He wants"
73. Al-Awwal (الأول) meaning - "The First"
74. Al-Akhir (الأخر) meaning - "The Last"
75. Az-Zahir (الظاهر) meaning - "The Manifest One"
76. Al-Batin (الباطن) meaning - "The Hidden One"
77. Al-Wali (الوالي) meaning - "The Protecting Friend, He who directs, manages, conducts, governs, measures, plans every action which happens at any moment in the entire universe."
78. Al-Mutaali (المتعالي) meaning - "The Supreme One. He who is higher than any action, manner or condition, and any thought that any being may have."
79. Al-Barr (البر) meaning - "The Doer of Good. The source of All Goodness, He who is tolerant to His servants, to all creatures, and is good to them."
80. At-Tawwab (التواب) meaning - "The Guide to Repentance"
81. Al-Muntaqim (المنتقم) meaning - "The Avenger"
82. Al-'Afuww (العفو) meaning - "The Forgiver. He who pardones all who repent sincerely as if they had no previous sin."
83. Ar-Rauf (الرؤوف) meaning - "The Clement. The Compassionate, He who is benign."
84. Malik--al-Mulk (مالك الملك) meaning - "The Owner of All"
85. Dhu-al-Jalal wa-al- Ikram (ذو الجلال و الإكرام) meaning - "The Lord of Majesty and Bounty"
86. Al-Muqsit (المقسط) meaning - "The Equitable One, He who does His work accordingly and in a balanced way."
87. Al-Jami (الجامع) meaning - "The Gatherer, He who collects things, gathers them, anywhere He wants, at any time."
88. Al-Ghani (الغنى) meaning - "The Rich One. The Self-sufficient"
89. Al-Mughni (المغنى) meaning - "The Enricher"
90. Al-Mani (المانع) meaning - "The Preventer of Harm"
91. Ad-Darr (الضار) meaning - "The Creator of The Harmful"
92. An-Nafi (النافع) meaning - "The Propitious, He who creates all things which provide goodness and benefit."
93. An-Nur (النور) meaning - "The Light, He who provides divine light to the entire universe, to the face, minds and hearts of His servants."
94. Al-Hadi (الهادي) meaning - "The Guide. He who guides, gives success and directs His servant to do things beneficial to others."
95. Al-Badi (البديع) meaning - "The Originator. The Incomparable, He who creats wonders in the universe without any design."
96. Al-Baqi (الباقي) meaning - "The Everlasting One"
97. Al-Warith (الوارث) meaning - "The Inheritor of All. He who has everlasting ownership of all things. Finite man only has temporary ownership, and at death all creatures have nothing."
98. Ar-Rashid (الرشيد) meaning - "The Righteous Teacher. He who is the guide, with wisdom, to the right path according to His eternal plan."
99. As-Sabur (الصبور) meaning - "The Patient One"