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Halim or Haleem (Arabic: حليم‎) is an Arabic masculine given name which means gentle, forbearing, mild, patient, understanding, indulgent, slow to anger, "what we call a civilized man".[1] In Islam, al-Halīm is one of the Names of God in Islam.

The name

  • Abdul Halim means servant of God, as thus described, and bearers of that name are listed on that page.

Halim is also used as an abbreviated version of Abdul Halim, or independently, as a name given to a male. Examples of that are:

Halim may also be a last name:


  1. ^ Golziher, Ignaz, Muslim Studies, ed. S.M. Stern (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1967), pp. 202–203, as cited in Stetkevych, Jaroslav, Muhammad and the Golden Bough: Deconstructing Arabian Myth (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1996), p. 14.