Origin of the name ADNAN.
Etymology of the name ADNAN.
Meaning of the baby name ADNAN.
A king of the Hejaz, who, attempting to stop the inroads of Nebuchadnezzar
in Arabia, was by him defeated at the battle of Dhat Irak, and compelled
to fly into the mountains, where he died. He was succeeded by his
(An Archaic Dictionary, Cooper, 1876).
Cahtan, i.e. Yoctan, a lineal descendant from Noah. The Cahtanians
were esteemed pure and original Arabs; whilst the descendants of Ishmael,
under the name Adnan, were called engrafted Arabs; his progenitors being
Jews. (Antar: a Benoueen Romance, v.1, Hamilton, 1820)