About KabirGo back to names list
This name would be a good choice for parents who hope their son grows up to greatness – after all, he will be named after a saint!
Kabir is a common boy’s name which comes from the Arabic Al-Kabir which means ‘The Great’ – the 37th name of God in Islam. Kabir was a mystic poet and saint of India whose writings have greatly influenced the Bhakti movement. His legacy is today carried forward by the Kabir Panth, a religious community that recognises him as its founder.
Famous People With This Name
The most famous person with this name is the Indian saint mentioned above, who started the Khakti movement.
Nicknames for Kabir could include KaKa or Bir, although that would sound like ‘beer’ and might create confusion.
Kabir can also be spelt Kaabir or Kabeer, which are merely spelling variations and have the same meaning.
Stories Featuring This Name
The most famous story featuring this name is the story of Kabir and how his writings created Hinduism’s Bhakti movement.
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