Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Busr (Name)

Busr (transliteration: Busr, Arabic: بسر) is an Arabic name for boys that means “unripe dates”, dates that have started to become red or yellow but before they are ripe.123

There are 11 Companions of the Prophet Muhammad named Busr:

  • Busr bin Abi Arta’ah بُسر بن أبي ارطأة
  • Busr al-Ashja`i بُسر الأشجعي
  • Busr bin Abi Busr al-Mazini بُسر بن أبي بسر المازني
  • Busr bin Jahhash al-Qarashi بُسر بن جحاش القرشي
  • Busr bin al-Harith بُسر بن الحارث
  • Busr bin Sufyan bin Amr بُسر بن سفيان بن عمرو
  • Busr bin Sulaiman بُسر بن سليمان
  • Busr bin Abdullah بُسر بن عبد الله
  • Busr bin Abdul Rahman al-Hadhrami بُسر بن عبد الرحمن الحضرمي
  • Busr bin Ismah al-Muzani بُسر بن عصمة المزني
  • Busr bin Mihjan al-Du’ali بُسر بن محجن الدؤلي

Below is the name Busr written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Busr written in Arabic kufi script:


  1. Arabic-English Lexicon by Edward William Lane (d. 1876), بسر.
  2. Al-Muṭarrizī, al-Mughrib fī Tartīb al-Muʿrib (d. 1213 CE), بسر.
  3. Zayn al-Dīn al-Razī, Mukhtār al-Ṣiḥāḥ (d. 1266 CE), بسر.
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