Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Baraka (Name)

Baraka (transliteration: Baraka, Arabic: بركة) is an Arabic name for girls that means “blessings”, “blessedness”, “good fortune”, “increase”, “prosperity”, “abundance (of good things)”.12

There are three female Companions of the Prophet Muhammad named Baraka:

  • Baraka bint Tha`labah بركة بنت ثعلبة
  • Baraka al-Habashiyyah بركة الحبشية
  • Baraka bint Yasaar بركة بنت يسار

Below is the name Baraka written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Baraka written in Arabic kufi script:


  1. Firuzabadi, al-Qāmūs al-Muḥīṭ (d. 1414 CE), الـبَرَكَةُ.
  2. Academy of the Arabic Language in Cairo, al-Muʿjam al-Wasīṭ (1998), الْـبركَة.
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