Haidar


  • Gender: Masculine
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Lion
  • Pronunciation: (HIE-dar; HAY-der)

From the Arabic حيدر‎; (lion), this was a nickname for the cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammed, Ali.

Currently, Haider is the 475th Most Popular Male Name in England & Wales (2018).

Variant transcriptions include: Hayder & Hyder.

Other forms include:

  • Hajdar (Albanian/Bosnian)
  • Heydər (Azeri)
  • Heydarحیدر (Persian)
  • Haydar (Turkish)

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