Antara (transliteration: ʿAntarah, Arabic: عنترة) is an Arabic name for boys that means “bold”, “brave”, “courageous”.12 Antara is the name of a famous pre-Islamic Arabian knight and hero, Antara ibn Shaddad al-Absi (d. 608 CE).3
There are four Companions of the Prophet Muhammad named Antara:
- Antara al-Shaibani عنترة الشيباني
- Antara al-Sulami عنترة السلمي
- Antara bin Naqb عنترة بن نقب
- Antara bin Wahb al-Adawi عنترة بن وهب العدوي
Below is the name Antara written in Arabic naskh script:
Below is the name Antara written in Arabic kufi script:
Why does quranicnames.com say that Antarah is a girl’s name, and that it’s a non-Quranic name?
It is a girl’s name and it is not in the Quran.