Ayub (name)

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Pronunciation Arabic: [ˈʕaj.juːb]
Gender Male
Language(s) Arabic
Word/name Arabic
Meaning Job
Other names
Alternative spelling Ayoob
Variant form(s) Eyüp

Ayub (Arabic: أيوب‎, "Job") is a masculine given name in Arabic. It appears in the Quran: see Job in Islam.

The spread of the name among Muslims is partly due to the fame of Saladin, founder of the Ayyubid dynasty, whose name in Arabic is Salạ̄hu d-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb.

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