Truly a ‘Habibi’ for many equestrians, Arabian horses are distinctively amazing: their heads are dainty, their faces smooth and glossy, and their chins projected. Though they have gracefully thin bodies, they make great riding partners – thanks to their 40 miles per hour running speed, they are one of the fastest horse breeds in the world. Due to their loyalty and high intelligence level, Arabian horses are also distinguishable in terms of their personality.
Indeed, a horse having such noble characteristics must have a noble name as well. In a hunt for such monikers, we have jotted down a list of some amazing Arabian horse names.
If you want to name your Arabian steed, have a look at some unique appellations below. So, what are you waiting for? Yalla!
Arabian Horse Names
Our Top Picks
- Buraq (the winged horse on which Prophet Muhammad made his night journey)
- Malak (King)
- Barq (Lightning)
- Matir (male, Arabic for fast runner)
- Mayira (female, Arabic for swift and light)
- Shams (Sun)
Arabian Horse Names For Females
Arabian Horse Names For Males
Most Popular Arabian Horse Names
Here are some of the most iconic and famous Arabian horse names:
|Acacia (red acacia flower in Arabia)||Aladin||Angel||Aragon|
|Aristocrat||Azira||Azraff Emir Al Badi (Elegant prince)||Bairctar|
|Black Pearl||Brave Night||Bubba||Cash|
|Darcy||Darley||Desert King||Desert Queen|
Arabian Horse Names Based on Color
Arabian horses exist in different colors; however, let us discuss the important ones first and in detail.
Black Arabian Horse Names
Black Arabian horses are somewhat rare, making them somewhat exceptional. Based on this specialty, along with their extraordinary beauty, below are some of the most fascinating names you can assign to your black Arabian!
|Aswad (Arabic for black)||Blaze||Caseous||Coffin|
White Arabian Horse Names
Though the white types of Arabian horses are generally considered elite in the wild, they are not really white; in fact, they have faded coats of some other color. In addition, white Arabian horses have either a gray or light brown undercoat. Many of them have a spotted appearance. In addition to taking a look at the Arabian white horse names given below, you may also want to take at general white horse names.
|Abiadh (Arabic for white)||Apollo||Blaze||Brave|
Grey Arabian Horse Names
Grey Arabian horses are a sight to behold for equestrians. If you have a grey Arabian horse, check out grey horse names to find a suitable name for your equine friend.
Bay Arabian Horse Names
Chestnut Arabian Horse Names
- Rhocky Rhoad
Sabino Arabian Horse Names
- Prairie Star
- Moon Dragon
Arabian Horse Names Signifying Origin
Below are some amazing horse names that indicate Arabian origin:
- Alharu (Arabic for hot)
- Desert Storm
- Ramili (Arabic for sandy)
- Rimel (Arabic for sand)
- Sahra (Arabic for desert)
- Salvia (a common desert plant)
- Tamr (Arabic for date palm)
Geographic Arabian Horse Names
You can name your Arabian horse based on your favorite places in the Arab world.
Arabian Horse Names Reflecting Power and Strength
Since Arabian horses are well known for their power and strength, here are some perfectly matching names for your steed:
|Ashwa||Power and strength||Male|
|Haswain||Strong horse rider||Male|
|Makin||Firm and consistent||Male|
Arabian Horse Names for Fighter Stallions
The Arabians are among the all-time famous war horses. Here are some of the names matching the fighting spirit this breed inherits:
|Basila||Brave and courageous||Female|
|El Amir||Great commander||Male|
Did You Know?Famous warriors Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, and Napoleon Bonaparte had used Arabian horses on the battlefields.
Based on Purebred Types of Arabian Horse
There exist six purebred Arabian horse types. The names for each are:
Egyptian Arabian horse is the purest of all. Below are some Egyptian Arabian horse names based on their noble purity:
|Aeina||The only one||Female|
|Asfiya||The pure ones||Female|
|Visoth||Heavenly and pure||Male|
Russian Arabian Horse Names
Known for being athletic and competitive, Russian Arabian horses are famous in sports. Based on these qualities, here are the possible names for them:
|Alman||Kind and wise||Male|
|Faria||Kind and loving||Female|
|Kareem||Kind and generous||Male|
Polish Arabian Horse Names
The Polish Arabian horses are famous for having a war background. In addition, they almost went extinct during World War II, but they made a comeback. Fascinated by their spirit, here are some great names you can assign to your Polish Arabian horse:
|Arman||The rise of hope||Male|
|Sazil||Ray of light||Female|
Spanish Arabian Horse Names
Spanish Arabian horses are famous for being rare. Their fitting names, thus, are:
|Faqueed||Rare yet special||Male|
|Nabra||Rare and precious||Female|
|Turfa||Rare and novel||Female|
|Vihaana||One in a thousand||Female|
Crabbet Arabian Horse Names
Originating in England during the 19th century, Crabbet Arabians are large, gentle, and have a good temperament. Hence, the suitable names are:
|Aihiza||Powerful and graceful||Female|
|Azam||Greatest and biggest||Male|
|Lamba||Large and tall||Female|
|Malda||The gentle one||Female|
|Mamdood||Extensive and large||Male|
|Rahab||Large and spacious||Female|
|Wadi||Gentle and calm||Female|
Shagya Arabian Horse Names
Bred about 200 years ago, Shagya Arabian steeds are well-known for their jumping abilities. In fact, they jump so aesthetically that they seem to be soaring through the sky. Their worthy names hence are:
|Areeba||Brilliant, beautiful butterfly||Female|
- Michael Jordan
Miscellaneous Arabic Horse Names
Here are some random Arabian horse names and meanings:
|Adaj||Large, black eyes||Female|
|Mayisa||Who walks proudly||Female|
|Baha||Beautiful and magnificent||Male|
|Taquez||Dark brown eyes||Male|
Famous Arabian Horses in History
Arabian horses are unique in many aspects, but if your particular Arabian is so unique to be named after some famous steeds in history, here is a list of them to take inspiration from:
- Byerly Turk: One of the three founders of the Thoroughbred breed. He was taken from a Turkish officer.
- Cass Ole: An actor horse. His all-time famous movie is The Black Stallion (1979).
- Darley Arabian: One of the three founders of the Thoroughbred breed. He was brought from Syria.
- Flicka: A chestnut mare from the famous TV series My Friend Flicka.
- Godolphin Arabian: One of the three founders of the Thoroughbred breed. He was foaled in Yemen.
- Marengo: Grey stallion, favorite and trusty companion of Napoleon Bonaparte.
- Marwan Al Shaqab: Winning numerous championships, Marwan al Shaqab is considered to be the most influential Arabian horse of his generation.
- Thunder: A gray steed, he served as a living mascot for various horse games.