Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Aqaas (Name)

Aqaas (transliteration: Aqʿas, Arabic: أقعس) is an Arabic name for boys that means “strong”, “firm-footed”, “mighty”.12

Aqaas is also spelled Aq’as and Aqas.

There is one Companion of the Prophet Muhammad named Aqaas:

  • al-Aqaas bin Salamah الأقعس بن سلمة

Below is the name Aqaas written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Aqaas written in Arabic kufi script:


  1. Al-Muhkam wal Muheet al-Aadham by Ibn Seedah al-Mursi (d. 1066 CE), entry for قعس.
  2. Lisaan al-Arab by Ibn Manzur (d. 1311 CE), entry for قعس.
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