Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Aqmar (Name)

Aqmar (transliteration: Aqmar, Arabic: أقمر) is an Arabic name for boys that means “white-colored”12, “moon-like” (used to describe a person’s face)3.

There is one Companion of the Prophet Muhammad named Aqmar:

  • al-Aqmar al-Wida`i الأقمر الوداعي

Below is the name Aqmar written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Aqmar written in Arabic kufi script:


  1. Al-Misbaah al-Muneer by al-Fayyumi (d. 1368 CE), entry for قمر.
  2. Mukhtaar al-Sihaah by al-Razi (d. 1266 CE), entry for قمر.
  3. Al-Muhkam wal Muheet al-Aadham by Ibn Seedah al-Mursi (d. 1066 CE), entry for قمر.
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