Habib

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For the village in Iran, see Habib, Iran.
Habib
Pronunciation [ħɑbiːb]
Gender Male
Origin
Meaning Beloved
Other names
Related names Habiba

Habib (Arabic: حبيب, Ḥabīb), also written Habeeb is an Arabic male name with the meaning "beloved", or "sweetheart",[1] it also appears as a surname. The name is popular in the Middle East, Africa, and France. In other countries, especially in Yemen and Southeast Asian countries such as Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia, it is an honorific to address a Muslim scholar of Sayyid (a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad) families.

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Habib
Habeeb

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  1. ^ Habib at www.behindthename.com