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Yahya

Along with Muhammad, Yahya is one of the most popular male names among Muslims. Yahya (pronounced like Yuh-Ya) is the Arabic translation of John the Baptist and has been used by kings and world leaders since ancient times.

Origin

  • arabic: He lives

Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 2

Famous Namesakes:

John the Baptist in the Muslim Quran, Former President of Pakistan Yahya Khan, Saudi Arabian soccer player Yahya Al-Shehri, Iranian Soccer layer and coach Yahya Golmohammadi

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