Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

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Unais (Name)

Unais (transliteration: Unays, Arabic: أنيس) is an Arabic name for boys that means “to feel comforted and lack fear”, “to feel safe”.1 Unais is the diminutive form of Anas.

Unais is also spelled Onais, Unays and Unais.

There are eight Companions of the Prophet Muhammad named Unais:

  • Unais al-Aslami أنيس الأسلمي
  • Unais al-Ansari أنيس الأنصاري
  • Unais bin Junadah أنيس بن جنادة
  • Unais bin al-Dhahhak al-Aslami أنيس بن الضحاك الأسلمي
  • Unais bin Ateek أنيس بن عتيك
  • Unais Abu Fatimah أنيس أبو فاطمة
  • Unais bin Qatadah al-Bahili أنيس بن قتادة الباهلي
  • Unais bin Qatadah bin Rabee`ah أنيس بن قتادة بن ربيعة

Below is the name Unais written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Unais written in Arabic kufi script:


  1. Al-Ubaab al-Zaakhir by al-Saghaani (d. 1252 CE), entry for إنس.
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