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Similar Arab and Christian Names

03 Jun 2008 on learning

I have been wanting to find such a list for a long time. A lot of Christian names are very similar with Muslim/Arab names and they are still used in the world till today! I found a really great list of examples...

  1. Aaron / Harun
  2. Abel / Habil
  3. Abraham / Ibrahim
  4. Adam (pronounced eh-duhm) / Adam (pronounced ah-dumb)
  5. Adel / Habil
  6. Alexander / Iskandar
  7. Cain / Qabil
  8. Caleb / Kalab
  9. David / Daud
  10. Eber / Hud
  11. Elijah / Ilyas
  12. Elisha / al-Yasa
  13. Enoch / Idris
  14. Eve / Hawwa
  15. Ezekiel / Hisqul
  16. Ezra / Uzair
  17. Gabriel / Jibrail
  18. George / Jirjis
  19. Goliath / Jalut
  20. Isaac / Ishaq
  21. Isaiah / Shaya
  22. Ishmael / Ismail
  23. Jacob / Yaakob
  24. Jesus / Isa
  25. Jethro / Shoaib
  26. Job / Ayub
  27. John / Yahya
  28. Joseph / Yusuf
  29. Jonah / Yunus
  30. Joshua / Yusha
  31. Lot / Lut
  32. Mary / Miriam
  33. Moses / Musa
  34. Michael / Mikhal
  35. Nebuchadnezzar / Bukht Nassar
  36. Nimrod / Numrud
  37. Noah / Nuh
  38. Peter / Petra
  39. Rachel / Rahil
  40. Samuel / Shamwil
  41. Saul / Talut
  42. Seth / Shi
  43. Shelah / Saleh
  44. Solomon / Sulaiman
  45. Zechariah / Zakaria