The 99 Beautiful Names of Almighty Allah With Their Meanings

99 Beautiful Names Of Almighty Allah

Allah Almighty have 99 Beautiful Names, ‘Allah‘ is a special name of God containing them all. Allah, He who has the Godhood which is the Power to Create the Entities.

Prophet Mohammad, Peace Be Upon Him, said “To Allah ‘God’ belongs 99 names, 100 minus 1, anyone who Memorises them will Enter His Paradise. He “Allah” is Odd and He Like Odd numbers Because He is One And the Only One. And He loves Odd numbers such as 99. “Allah! There is No God But He! To Him Belong The Most Beautiful Names” – (Holy Qur’an 20:8)

It is not possible to perfectly translate the 99 Names of Allah from their original Arabic Language into English. However, those are fairly close explanations along with their Arabic Pronunciation in English Letters.

“He is Allah (God), the Creator, the Originator, The Fashioner, To Him belong The Most Beautiful Names, Whatever is in the heavens and on earth, All declare His Praises and Glory! And He is the Exalted in Might, The Wise” – (Quran 59:24)

Please note that “‘” equal “Hamza” and “^” equal “Ein” letters in Arabic Language.
“The most beautiful names belong to Allah (God): so call on Him by them” – (Quran 7:180).

Allah Almighty has 99 beautiful names as you can see with the meanings and explanation which are given below:

# Name Transliteration Meaning Explanation
1 الرَّحْمَنُ Al-Rahmaan The Beneficent The One who has plenty of mercy for the believers and the blasphemers in this world and especially for the believers in the hereafter.
2 الرَّحِيمُ Al-Raheem The Merciful He who acts with extreme kindness and mercy for the believers.
3 الْمَلِكُ Al-Malik The Sovereign Lord The One with the complete Dominion, the One Whose Dominion is clear from imperfection.
4 الْقُدُّوسُ Al-Quddus The Most Sacred The One who is Pure from any imperfection and Clear from children and adversaries.
5 السَّلاَمُ Al-Salaam The Embodiment of Peace The One who is free from every imperfection.
6 الْمُؤْمِنُ Al-Mu’min The Guardian of Faith The One who witnessed for Himself that no one is God but Him. And He witnessed for His believers that they are truthful in their belief that no one is God but Him.
7 الْمُهَيْمِنُ Al-Muhaimin The Protector The One who witnesses the saying and deeds of His creatures.
8 الْعَزِيزُ Al-^Azeez The Mighty One The Defeater who is Never defeated.
9 الْجَبَّارُ Al-Jabbar The Omnipotent One The One that nothing happens in His Dominion except that which He willed.
10 الْمُتَكَبِّرُ Al-Mutakabbir The Majestic The One who is clear from the attributes of the creatures and from resembling them.
11 الْخَالِقُ Al-Khaaliq The Creator The Creator who has the Power to turn the entities.
12 الْبَارِئُ Al-Baari’ The Evolver The Maker, The Creator who has the Power to turn the entities.
13 الْمُصَوِّرُ Al-Musawwir The Fashioner The One who forms His creatures in different pictures.
14 الْغَفَّارُ Al-Ghaffaar The Great Forgiver The Forgiver, The One who forgives the sins of His slaves time and time again.
15 الْقَهَّارُ Al-Qahhaar The Subducer The Dominant, The One who has the perfect Power and is not unable over anything.
16 الْوَهَّابُ Al-Wahhaab The Supreme Bestower The One who is Generous in giving plenty without any return. He is everything that benefits whether Halal or Haram.
17 الرَّزَّاقُ Ar-Razzaq The Total Provider The Sustainer, The Provider.
18 الْفَتَّاحُ Al-Fattah The Supreme Solver The Opener, The Reliever, The Judge, The One who opens for His slaves the closed worldly and religious matters.
19 اَلْعَلِيْمُ Al- ^Alim The Omniscient The Knowledgeable; The One nothing is absent from His knowledge.
20 الْقَابِضُ Al-Qaabid The Constrictor The Retainer, The Withholder, The One who constricts the sustenance by His wisdom and expands and widens it with His Generosity and Mercy.
21 الْبَاسِطُ Al-Baasit The Expander The Enlarger, The One who constricts the sustenance by His wisdom and expands and widens it with His Generosity and Mercy.
22 الْخَافِضُ Al-Khaafid The Humbler The Abaser, The One who lowers whoever He willed by His Destruction.
23 الرَّافِعُ Al-Rafi^ The Exalter The Raiser, The Elevator, The One who raises whoever He willed by His Endowment.
24 الْمُعِزُّ Al-Mu’izz The Honourer He gives esteem to whoever He willed, hence there is no one to degrade Him; And He degrades whoever He willed, hence there is no one to give Him esteem.
25 المُذِلُّ Al-Muzil The Humiliator The Abaser, The Degrader, The Subduer, He gives esteem to whoever He willed, hence there is no one to degrade Him; And He degrades whoever He willed.
26 السَّمِيعُ As-Sami’ The All-Hearer The Hearer, The One who Hears all things that are heard by His Eternal Hearing without an ear, instrument or organ.
27 الْبَصِيرُ Al-Baseer The All-Seeing The All-Noticing, The One who Sees all things that are seen by His Eternal Seeing without a pupil or any other instrument.
28 الْحَكَمُ Al-Hakam The Impartial Judge The Arbitrator, He is the Ruler and His judgment is His Word.
29 الْعَدْلُ Al-Adl The Embodiment of Justice The Just, The One who is entitled to do what He does.
30 اللَّطِيفُ Al-Lateef The Knower of Subtleties The Subtle One, The Gracious, The One who is kind to His slaves and endows upon them.
31 الْخَبِيرُ Al-Khabeer The All-Aware One The One who knows the truth of things.
32 الْحَلِيمُ Al-Haleem The Clement One The Forbearing, The One who delays the punishment for those who deserve it and then He might forgive them.
33 الْعَظِيمُ Al-Azeem The Magnificent One The Great One, The Mighty, The One deserving the attributes of Exaltment, Glory, Extolment, and Purity from all imperfection.
34 الْغَفُورُ Al-Ghafoor The Great Forgiver The All-Forgiving, The Forgiving, The One who forgives a lot.
35 الشَّكُورُ Ash-Shakoor The Acknowledging One The Grateful, The Appreciative, The One who gives a lot of reward for a little obedience.
36 الْعَلِيُّ Al-Aliyy The Sublime One The Most High, The One who is clear from the attributes of the creatures.
37 الْكَبِيرُ Al-Kabeer The Great One The Most Great, The Great, The One who is greater than everything in status.
38 الْحَفِيظُ Al-Hafiz The Guarding One The Preserver, The Protector, The One who protects whatever and whoever He willed to protect.
39 المُقيِت Al-Muqeet The Sustaining One The Maintainer, The Guardian, The Feeder, The One who has the Power.
40 الْحسِيبُ Al-Haseeb The Reckoning One The Reckoner, The One who gives the satisfaction.
41 الْجَلِيلُ Al-Jaleel The Majestic One The Sublime One, The Beneficent, The One who is attributed with greatness of Power and Glory of status.
42 الْكَرِيمُ Al-Kareem The Bountiful One The Generous One, The Gracious, The One who is attributed with greatness of Power and Glory of status.
43 الرَّقِيبُ Ar-Raqeeb The Watchful One The Watcher, The One that nothing is absent from Him. Hence its meaning is related to the attribute of Knowledge.
44 الْمُجِيبُ Al-Mujeeb The Responding One The Responsive, The Hearkener, The One who answers the one in need if he asks Him and rescues the yearner if he calls upon Him.
45 الْوَاسِعُ Al-Waasi’ The All-Pervading One The Vast, The All-Embracing, The Knowledgeable.
46 الْحَكِيمُ Al-Hakeem The Wise One The Wise, The Judge of Judges, The One who is correct in His doings.
47 الْوَدُودُ Al-Wadud The Loving One The One who loves His believing slaves and His believing slaves love Him. His love to His slaves is His Will to be merciful to them and praise them
48 الْمَجِيدُ Al-Majeed The Most Glorious One The One who is with perfect Power, High Status, Compassion, Generosity and Kindness.
49 الْبَاعِثُ Al-Ba’ith The Infuser of New Life The Resurrector, The Raiser (from death), The One who resurrects His slaves after death for reward and/or punishment.
50 الشَّهِيدُ Ash-Shaheed The Witness The One who nothing is absent from Him.
51 الْحَقُّ Al-Haqq The Truth The True, The Just, The One who truly exists.
52 الْوَكِيلُ Al-Wakeel The Trustee The One who gives the satisfaction and is relied upon.
53 الْقَوِيُّ Al-Qawwiyy The Strong One The Most Strong, The Powerful, The One with the complete Power.
54 الْمَتِينُ Al-Mateen The Firm One The One with extreme Power which is un-interrupted and He does not get tired.
55 الْوَلِيُّ Al-Waliyy The Protecting Associate The Protecting Friend, The Supporter.
56 الْحَمِيدُ Al-Hameed The Sole-Laudable One The Praiseworthy, The praised One who deserves to be praised.
57 الْمُحْصِي Al-Muhsee The All-Enumerating One The Counter, The Reckoner, The One who the count of things are known to him.
58 الْمُبْدِئُ Al-Mubdi The Originator The One who started the human being. That is, He created him.
59 الْمُعِيدُ Al-Mueed The Restorer The Reproducer, The One who brings back the creatures after death
60 الْمُحْيِي Al-Muhyi The Maintainer of life The Restorer, The Giver of Life, The One who took out a living human from semen that does not have a soul. He gives life by giving the souls back to the worn out bodies on the resurrection day and He makes the hearts alive by the light of knowledge.
61 اَلْمُمِيتُ Al-Mumeet The Inflictor of Death The Creator of Death, The Destroyer, The One who renders the living dead.
62 الْحَيُّ Al-Hayy The Eternally Living One The Alive, The One attributed with a life that is unlike our life and is not that of a combination of soul, flesh or blood.
63 الْقَيُّومُ Al-Qayyoom The Self-Subsisting One The One who remains and does not end.
64 الْوَاجِدُ Al-Waajid The Pointing One The Perceiver, The Finder, The Rich who is never poor. Al-Wajd is Richness.
65 الْمَاجِدُ Al-Maajid The All-Noble One The Glorious, He who is Most Glorious.
66 الْواحِدُ Al-Waahid The Only One The Unique, The One, The One without a partner
67 اَلاَحَدُ Al-Ahad The Sole One The One
68 الصَّمَدُ As-Samad The Supreme Provider The Eternal, The Independent, The Master who is relied upon in matters and reverted to in ones needs.
69 الْقَادِرُ Al-Qaadir The Omnipotent One The Able, The Capable, The One attributed with Power.
70 الْمُقْتَدِرُ Al-Muqtadir The All Authoritative One The Powerful, The Dominant, The One with the perfect Power that nothing is withheld from Him.
71 الْمُقَدِّمُ Al-Muqaddim The Expediting One The Expediter, The Promoter, The One who puts things in their right places. He makes ahead what He wills and delays what He wills.
72 الْمُؤَخِّرُ Al-Mu’akhkhir The Procrastinator The Delayer, the Retarder, The One who puts things in their right places. He makes ahead what He wills and delays what He wills.
73 الأوَّلُ Al-Awwal The Very First The First, The One whose Existence is without a beginning.
74 الآخِرُ Al-Akhir The Infinite Last One The Last, The One whose Existence is without an end.
75 الظَّاهِرُ Az-Zaahir The Perceptible The Manifest, The One that nothing is above Him and nothing is underneath Him, hence He exists without a place. He, The Exalted, His Existence is obvious by proofs and He is clear from the delusions of attributes of bodies.
76 الْبَاطِنُ Al-Baatin The Imperceptible The Hidden, The One that nothing is above Him and nothing is underneath Him, hence He exists without a place. He, The Exalted, His Existence is obvious by proofs and He is clear from the delusions of attributes of bodies.
77 الْوَالِي Al-Waali The Holder of Supreme Authority The Governor, The Ruler, The One who owns things and manages them.
78 الْمُتَعَالِي Al-Muta’ali The Most Exalted One The High Exalted, The One Above Reproach; The One who is clear from the attributes of the creation.
79 الْبَرُّ Al-Barr The Righteous The Source of All Goodness, The Benefactor, The One who is kind to His creatures, who covered them with His sustenance and specified whoever He willed among them by His support, protection, and special mercy.
80 التَّوَابُ At-Tawwaab The Acceptor of Repentance The Relenting, The One who grants repentance to whoever He willed among His creatures and accepts his repentance.
81 الْمُنْتَقِمُ Al-Muntaqim The Retaliator The Avenger, The One who victoriously prevails over His enemies and punishes them for their sins. It may mean the One who destroys them.
82 العَفُوُّ Al-Afuww The Supreme Forgiver The Pardoner, The One with wide forgiveness.
83 الرَّؤُوفُ Ar-Ra’uf The Benign One The Compassionate, The One with extreme Mercy. The Mercy of Allah is His will to endow upon whoever He willed among His creatures.
84 الْمُقْسِطُ Al-Muqsit The Just One The Equitable, The One who is Just in His judgment.
85 الْجَامِعُ Al-Jaami’ The Assembler of Scattered Creations The Gatherer, The One who gathers the creatures on a day that there is no doubt about, that is the Day of Judgment.
86 الْغَنِيُّ Al-Ghaniyy The Self-Sufficient One The One who does not need the creation.
87 الْمُغْنِي Al-Mughni The Bestower of Sufficiency The Enricher, The One who satisfies the necessities of the creatures.
88 اَلْمَانِعُ Al-Maani’ The Preventer The Withholder, The Supporter who protects and gives victory to His pious believers.
89 الضَّارَّ Ad-Daarr The Distressor The Bringer of Adversity, The One who makes harm reach to whoever He willed and benefit to whoever He willed.
90 النَّافِعُ An-Naafi’ The Bestower of Benefits The Propitious, The One who makes harm reach to whoever He willed and benefit to whoever He willed.
91 النُّورُ An-Noor The Prime Light The Light, The One who guides.
92 الْهَادِي Al-Haadi The Provider of Guidance The Guide, The One whom with His Guidance His believers were guided, and with His Guidance the living beings have been guided to what is beneficial for them and protected from what is harmful to them.
93 الْبَدِيعُ Al-Badi’ The Wonderful The Inventor, The Incomparable, The One who created the creation and formed it without any preceding example.
94 اَلْبَاقِي Al-Baaqi The Everlasting One The Eternal, The One that the state of non-existence is impossible for Him.
95 الْوَارِثُ Al-Waaris The Eternal Inheritor The Heir, The One whose Existence remains.
96 الرَّشِيدُ Al-Rasheed The Rightly Guided The Conscious, The Guide to the Right Path, The One who guides.
97 الصَّبُورُ As-Saboor The Most Patient The Enduring, The One who does not quickly punish the sinners.
98 مَالِكُ الْمُلْكِ Maalik-ul-Mulk The Eternal Possessor of Sovereignty The King of the Universe, The One who controls the Dominion and gives dominion to whoever He willed.
99 ذُوالْجَلاَلِ وَالإكْرَامِ Zul-Jalaali-wal-Ikram The Lord of Majesty and Generosity The One who deserves to be Exalted and not denied.
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The above table is showing the Allah names in Arabic and English, make a habit to recite Allah’s 99 names for the blessing of Allah Almighty.

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