Rahman (name)

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Pronunciation Ráh-mán
Gender Male
Language(s) Arabic
Meaning Gracious
Region of origin Arabian peninsula
Other names
Related names Rahmana (female variant), Abd al-Rahman
See also Rahim

Rahman or Rehman (Arabic: رحمن‎, Raḥmān) is an Arabic male name meaning Gracious. Raḥmānis the elative of raḥīm (gracious),[citation needed] based on the triconsonantal root R-Ḥ-M. With nisba (Arabic onomastic), the name becomes Rahmani, means "descendant of the gracious one" and is used as a surname. In Islam, Ar-Rahman (The Most Gracious) is one of the Names of God.

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also the following individual names

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