List of people mentioned by name in the Quran

This article lists Islam’s belief of prophets and individuals as mentioned in the Quran, including the names of angels and idols.

PROPHETS

  • Adam
  • Ahmad (Muhammad and Ahmad are interpreted as the same)
  • Al-Yasa’
  • Ayub
  • Dawud
  • Dhul-Kifl
  • Harun
  • Hud
  • Ibrahim
  • Idris
  • Ilyas
  • Isa (Jesus)
  • Ishaq
  • Ismail
  • Lut
  • Muhammad
  • Musa
  • Nuh
  • Saleh
  • Shu’ayb
  • Sulayman
  • Yahya
  • Yusuf
  • Ya’qub
  • Yunus
  • Zakariyya

NON PROPHETS

  • Dhul-Qarnayn
  • Luqman
  • Uzayr
  • Azar
  • Aziz
  • Al-Samiri
  • Abu Lahab
  • Fir’aun
  • Haman
  • Imran
  • Jalut
  • Maryam/Mary mother of Isa, only woman mentioned by name in the Qur’an.
  • Qarun
  • Talut
  • Iblis  Also ‘Shaytan’ or the Satan
  • Zayd ibn Harithah (33:37)

ANGELS MENTIONED BY NAMES

  • Jibrael
  • Mikael
  • Harut
  • Marut
  • Maalik
  • Malak Ul-Maut  also known as Angel Izrael
  • Kiraman Katibin
  • Muqarrabun

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