The essential name of the Almighty Creator, which is confirmed by the religion of Islam, "Allah" has no dictionary meaning.
With the exception of this name, all other names that describe Allah in the Holy Quran are known as the Asma ul Husna:
"The most beautiful names belong to Him (Allah)." ( Surah Al-Hashr, verse 24).
The phrase Asma ul Husna, made up of the word asma, the plural for "name", and husna, meaning beautiful or most beautiful, means "Allah's most beautiful names."The names which are attributes of Allah can be found in the Holy Quran.
In order to familiarise ourselves with Allah, one needs to be familiar with the meanings and implications of His attributes listed below.