Awais

Gender:boy

Meaning:gifted

Origin:Arabic

Pronunciation:ah ways

Variations:Owais

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About Awais

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This is a fairly culturally-orientated name and is most likely not used outside of Arabic families, although it has a very lovely meaning. This is a name for parents looking for something that is not at all traditional.

Detailed Meaning

Awais is a masculine Arabic name said to mean ‘gifted’. It is extremely unusual in Britain and its use in other parts of the world is scarce too.

Famous People With This Name

Awais Zia is a Pakistani cricketer and Awais Leghari is a prominent Pakistani politician. The name is also a surname, and is the last name of several famous Pakistani cricketers.

Possible Nicknames

Awais can possibly be shortened to Wais, or even Wai for a nickname. A silly, if affectionate option can be WaiWai.

Related Names

The name can also be spelt Owais without changing the meaning of the name.

Stories Featuring This Name

Although it is mentioned that the name Awais is one of the names of the prophet Mohammad, not much is know about the person or the stories that he may feature in.

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