49 names of people mentioned in the Holy Quran

Do you know there are 49 names of people (male and female) mentioned in the Holy Quran and out of them only one is a woman? The names of people mentioned in the Holy Quran includes 25 Prophets, 3 probable prophets, 13 non-prophets, and 8 angels.

How many women’s names are mentioned in the Holy Quran?

People often ask out of 49 names of people mentioned in the Holy Quran, how many of them are women or females? There is only one woman whose name is mentioned in the Holy Quran and that too because Allah wanted to tell people that Prophet Isa A.S is the son of Maryam.

I think it is important for each and every Muslims at least to know about these facts. Allah awarded almost all his prophets with miracles and the biggest miracle which was awarded to the Prophet Muhammad S.A.W is the Holy Quran.[

Names of 25 Prophets mentioned in the Holy Quran

  1. Prophet Adam A.S
  2. Prophet Idris A.S
  3. Prophet Noah A.S
  4. Prophet Al-Yasa A.S
  5. Prophet Ilyas A.S
  6. Prophet Saleh A.S
  7. Prophet Ayub A.S
  8. Prophet Isa (Jesus) A.S
  9. Prophet Shoaib A.S
  10. Prophet Dawud A.S
  11. Prophet Ishaq A.S
  12. Prophet Sulayman A.S
  13. Prophet Dhul-Kifl A.S
  14. Prophet Ismail A.S
  15. Prophet Yahya A.S
  16. Prophet Harun A.S
  17. Prophet Loot A.S
  18. Prophet Yusuf A.S
  19. Prophet Hud A.S
  20. Prophet Muhammad S.A.W
  21. Prophet Yaqoob A.S
  22. Prophet Ibrahim A.S
  23. Prophet Musa A.S
  24. Prophet Yunus A.S
  25. Prophet Zakariyya A.S

3 Probable Prophets or People mentioned in the Quran

  1. Hazrat Dhul-Qarnayn
  2. Hazrat Luqman
  3. Hazrat Uzayr

13 Non-Prophet people mentioned in the Holy Quran

  1. Azar
  2. Aziz
  3. Al-Samiri
  4. Abu Lahab
  5. Fir’aun or Pharaoh
  6. Haman
  7. Imran
  8. Jalut
  9. Maryam/Mary, the mother of Isa (only woman mentioned by name in the Qur’an)
  10. Qarun
  11. Talut
  12. Iblis also ‘Shaytan’ or Satan
  13. Zayd ibn Harithah

8 Angels mentioned in the Holy Quran

  1. Jibrael A.S
  2. Mikael A.S
  3. Harut A.S
  4. Marut A.S
  5. Maalik A.S
  6. Malak Ul-Maut also was known as Angel Izrael A.S
  7. Kiraman Katibin A.S
  8. Muqarrabun A.S

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.