Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Ajlan (Name)

Ajlan (transliteration: ʿAjlān, Arabic: عجلان) is an ancient Arabian name for boys that means “one who hurries”.1

There is one Companion of the Prophet Muhammad named Ajlan:

  • Ajlan slave (or freed slave) of the Prophet SAW عجلان مولى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم

Below is the name Ajlan written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Ajlan written in Arabic kufi script:


  1. Mukhtaar al-Sihaah by al-Razi (d. 1266 CE), entry for عجل.
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