10 Beautiful Moroccan Girl Names & What They Mean

by Fay

Moroccan girls’ names are some of the most beautiful in the world and surprisingly popular in the Western World. Moroccan girls are often given lovely names that have a special and deep meaning.

If you are looking for a name for your daughter, consider one of these beautiful Moroccan girls’ names. Each one is unique and has a special meaning that will make your daughter stand out from the crowd.

My name is FatimaZahra which is an ancient Islamic-Arabic name that’s hard to describe with a few words only. The simplified meaning of this beautiful Moroccan name is basically the pure person who abstains and is also radiant, shining, and white.

Similar to my name, most Moroccan girls’ names carry a deep beautiful meaning behind them and they are often quite poetic sounding.

They sometimes include words like “flower” or “star” in them and often have a meaning that is connected to nature. This is one of the things that makes them so special.

If you are looking for a name for your daughter that is both beautiful and has a special meaning, consider one of these Moroccan girl names.


Basma (بسمة)


Basma is a happy Moroccan girl name that means “Smile”

Zahra (زهراء)


The literal meaning of this Moroccan name is a flower or a blossom. But this name has a deeper meaning of being pure, white, and radiant.

Aya (آية)


Aya is a Moroccan name that means “a verse” but it also has the meaning of “sign” or “miracle” from God.

Layla (ليلى)


Also spelled Leila or Laila a beautiful feminine name that means “night” in Arabic and it’s usually given to Moroccan dark-haired beauties or those born at night.

Noor (نور)


Noor is another great Moroccan name for girls that means “light”. It’s perfect for Moroccan baby girls with bright eyes or a fair complexion. It also carries the meaning of “enlightenment” or “divine guidance”.

Salma (سلمى)


Selma or Salma is a Moroccan name given to girls to describe them as peaceful and serene. The name Salma means “safe” or “peaceful” in Arabic.

Soraya (ثریا)


Soraya is an infrequent Moroccan name that means “star cluster”. The name is derived from another beautiful Moroccan name “Thuraya” which also means a cluster of shining stars.

Loubna (لبنیٰ)


It’s also spelled Lubna. Loubna or Lubna is the Arabic name of the storax tree but it also means a tree that produces sweet fruits.

Sarah or Sara ( سارة )


One of the most popular Moroccan names for girls, Sarah or Sara, has different spellings and pronunciations but it all has the same meaning which is “pure” or “noble”.

Ghislaine ( غزلان )

Ghislaine is the plural name of ‘Gazal, غزال’, which is the Arabic name for ‘Gazelle’. In Morocco, Gazelles are considered to be very beautiful creatures in nature. And that’s why it’s very common to refer to beautiful girls as Gazelles. Hence the name Ghislaine.


So there you have it, a list of some of the most beautiful Moroccan names for girls and their meanings. If you’re looking for a name that is both unique and steeped in tradition, one of these might be perfect for your little girl. Do you know any other lovely Moroccan baby names? Share them with us in the comments below!

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