Meaning:just; righteous; fair


Pronunciation:a dil


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About Adil

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Do you hope that your child will grow up to be a lawyer, a judge or a policeman? Then Adil might be the perfect name for you, since it means “fairness” and “justice.” A child named Adil will surely grow up to know his right from his wrong, and seek justice for those who need it!

Detailed Meaning

Adil is variation of the name Adel, an Arabic male name that comes from the word Adl, meaning “fairness”and “justice.” It is a common name in Muslim countries.

Famous People With This Name

Famous Adils include the British actor Adil Ray, who is currently on the BBC One show, “Citizen Khan” and Adil Khan, who is a Norwegian actor. There were also three Egyptian Sultans in the 13th century called Al-Adil.

Possible Nicknames

Adil could possibly be shortened to “Dil” or for something a bit more cutesy, try “Dilly.” Another nickname could be “Addy” or simply, “Ad.”

Related Names

Related names to Adil include its variant spelling, Aadil. Both of these names share the same meaning and are merely different spellings of each other. Another related name is Adel.

Stories Featuring This Name

Aadil does not appear to be a very popular name in fictional stories, although there is an Adel in the 1971 Arabic film “Pleasure and Suffering” and another Adel in a 2012 Egyptian film called “Winter of Discontent.”

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