Type Country & Island
Scripts بحرين(Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. bah-RIEN(Arabic)
bah-RAYN(English)
ba-RIEN(German)
bakh-RIEN(German)
bə-RIEN(Catalan)
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Meaning & History

Means "two seas" in Arabic, derived from بحر (bahr) meaning "sea" combined with the dual suffix ين (ayn). This is the name of a small island country in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi Arabia. In Arabic it is properly written with the definite article: البحرين (al-Bahrayn).

Related Names

VariantBahrayn(Arabic)
Other Languages & CulturesBahreyn(Armenian) Bakhreyn(Belarusian) Bahrein(Bosnian) Bahreyn(Bulgarian) Balin(Chinese) Bahrein(Croatian) Bahrajn(Czech) Bahrein(Dutch) Bahrein(Estonian) Bahreïn(French) Bahreini(Georgian) Bachrein(Greek) Bachreyn(Hebrew) Bahrein(Hungarian) Barein(Icelandic) Bahrein(Italian) Bārēn, Baren(Japanese) Bakhreyn(Kazakh) Barein(Korean) Bakhreyn(Kyrgyz) Bahreina(Latvian) Bahreinas(Lithuanian) Bahrein(Macedonian) Bahreyn(Persian) Bahrajn(Polish) Bahrein, Barém(Portuguese) Bakhreyn(Russian) Bahrein(Serbian) Bahrajn(Slovak) Bahrajn(Slovene) Baréin(Spanish) Baren(Thai) Bahreyn(Turkish) Bakhreyn(Ukrainian)
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Entry added January 21, 2022