Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Addas (Name)

Addas (transliteration: ʿAddās, Arabic: عَدّاس) is an Arabic name for boys that means “one who walks briskly” and “one who looks after something”, from the word ʿads (“to walk briskly”, “to look after”).1

Addas may also be spelled as Adaas, Addaas and ‘Addas.

There is one Companion of the Prophet Muhammad with the name Addas:

  • Addas (slave of Shaibah bin Rabee`ah)عداس مولى شيبة بن ربيعة

Below is the name Addas written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is Addas written in Arabic kufi script:


  1. Al-Muheet fil Lughah by al-Sahib bin Abbad (d. c. 995 CE), entry for عدس.
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