Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Badam (Name)

Badam (transliteration: Bādām, Persian: بادام) is an ancient Persian name for boys that means “almond”.1 it can be used to refer to both the seed and the tree.2

There is one Companion of the Prophet Muhammad named Badam:

  • Badam (freed slave of the Prophet) بادام مولى النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم

Below is the name Badam written in Persian nastaliq script:


  1. Hasan Amid, Farhang-e Fārsīy-e ʿAmīd, 1963, بادام.
  2. Mohammad Moin, Moin Encyclopedic Dictionary, 1947-1966, بادام.
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