Marwan is an Arabic male name of unknown meaning. It could be related to Arabic marw/maru (مَرْو) meaning “quartz” in reference to a white stone used to ignite fire,  though it may also be related to Marwa, an Arabic female name which refers to a fragrant plant as well as also being the name of a mountain or hill in Saudi Arabia. Marwan is also an Arabic surname derived from the given name.

Origin: Arabic



  • Merwan (Arabic)
  • Marouane (Arabic Moroccan)
  • Merouane (Arabic)
  • Maruan (Arabic)
  • Mervan (Turkish)


Female forms:

  • Marwa (Arabic)
  • Marwah (Arabic)
  • Merve (Turkish)


Marwan (مروان)- Arabic


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