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Boy Name: Kadir

Name: Kadir
Pronunciation: \k(a)-dir\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: capable, competent
Origin: Arabic
Sounds Like: Kadar, Kedar, Keder, Qadar
Variant forms: Kadeer, Qadeer, Qadir


Kadir \k(a)-dir\ as a boy's name is pronounced kah-DEER. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Kadir is "capable, competent". Al-Qadir is one of the 99 attributes of Allah.

Kadir has 3 variant forms: Kadeer, Qadeer and Qadir.

Baby names that sound like Kadir are Kadar, Kedar, Keder and Qadar.


Kadir is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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