Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Ashyam (Name)

Ashyam (transliteration: Ashyam, Arabic: أشيم) is an Arabic name for boys that means “one who has beauty marks”.12 It is the masculine form of the girl name Shaima.3 Ashyam is also spelled as Ashiam.

There are two Companions of the Prophet Muhammad named Ashyam:

  • Ashyam al-Dhibabi أَشيَم الضبابي
  • al-Ashyam (last name unknown) الأشيم غير منسوب

Below is the name Ashyam written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Ashyam written in Arabic kufi script:


  1. Al-Qamoos al-Muheet by Fairuzabadi (d. 1414 CE), entry for الشِيمَةُ.
  2. Al-Maghrib fi Tarteeb al-Ma`rib by al-Mutarrizi (d. 1213 CE), entry for شيم.
  3. Al-Mu`jam al-Waseet by a Team of Writers (1998), entry for شيم.
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