Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Bakkar (Name)

Bakkar “one who rises early in the morning” (such as to go to work),1 from bukra, which means “early morning”.2

There is one Companion of the Prophet Muhammad named Bakkar:

  • Bakkaar bin Abdullah bin Sahook بكّار بن عبد الله بن سهوك

Below is the name Bakkar written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Bakkar written in Arabic kufi script:


  1. Sultan Qaboos Encyclopedia of Arab Names (Sultan Qaboos University, 1985), بَكَّار.
  2. Ibn Manẓūr, Lisān al-ʿArab (d. 1311 CE), بكر.
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