Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Bijad (Name)

Bijad (transliteration: Bijād, Arabic: بجاد) is an Arabic name for boys that refers to a type of garment that has stripes on it, worn by Bedouin Arabs.12 Bijad also refers to a type of tent.3

There are two Companions of the Prophet Muhammad named Bijad:

  • Bijad bin Umair bin al-Harith بجاد بن عمير بن الحارث
  • Bijad bin Qais بجاد بن قيس

Below is the name Bijad written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Bijad written in Arabic kufi script:


  1. Sultan Qaboos Encyclopedia of Arab Names (Sultan Qaboos University, 1985), بِجَاد.
  2. Ismāʿīl bin Ḥammād al-Jawharī, Tāj al-Lugha wa Ṣiḥāḥ al-ʿArabīya (d. 1003 CE), بجد.
  3. Arabic-English Lexicon by Edward William Lane (d. 1876), بجد.
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