Akhnas (transliteration: Akhnas, Arabic: أخنس) is an ancient Arabian name for boys that means “snub-nosed”, “pug-nosed”.1 It also means “lion”2 and “tick” (the insect)3.
There are two Companions of the Prophet Muhammad named Akhnas:
- al-Akhnas al-Sulami الأخنس السُلمي
- al-Akhnas bin Shareeq الأخنس بن شريق
Below is the name Akhnas written in Arabic naskh script:
Below is the name Akhnas written in Arabic kufi script: