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									                                                                                             Girl's Name




1   Aabidah         Worshipper.                                                   Afeefa        Chaste




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2   Aabirah         Fleeting, transitory, ephemeral.                              Afeerah       Covered with soil or dust.
                    Daughter of Sa'd who was a queen of Iran
3   Aabish                                                                        Afia          Away from all Problems.
                    (AN).
4   Aadab           Hope, need.                                                   Afifa         Neat lady.
5   Aadila          Just, Honest, Equal, Upright.                                 Afifah        Chaste, modest.
6   Aaeedah         Visiting, Returning, Reward.                                  Afiyah        'Health', free from illness and grief.
                    Life,   Vivaciousness,   Living   Prosperous,
                                                                                                A person       who knows   the recital   of the
7   Aaeesha         Youngest wife of the Prophet Muhammad                         Afizah
                                                                                                qur'an.
                    (pbuh).
8   Aafia           Good health.                                                  Afra          Dust-coloured.
9   Aafreeda        Created, Produced.                                            Afraa         White.
#   Aafreen         Brave, Acclaim.                                               Afrah         Happiness.
#   Aa'idah         Name of a narrator of hadith.                                 Afreen        Friendly.
#   Aairah          Noble, respectful.                                            Afroza        Light from fire.
#   Aakifah         Devoted, Dedicated.                                           Afroze        Enlightening.
#   Aala            Bounties.                                                     Afsa          Prophet Mohammed's (PBUH) wife.
#   Aaleyah         Exalted, Highest social standing.                             Afsana        Story.
#   Aalia           Exhalted, Noble.                                              Afshan        Adornment aids.
#   Aalimah         Scholar, Authority.                                           Afsheen       Shine like a star.
#   Aaliyah         Tall, Towering.                                               Ahd           Pledge, knowledge.
#                   Hopes, Aspirations, Wishes.                                   Ahdia         Unique, The One.
#   Aamanee         Good wish.                                                    Ahlam         Dreams.
#   Aamilah         Doer of (good) deeds, Righteous.                              Aida          Visiting, returning.
#   Aaminah         Secured, Safe.                                                Aidah         Visiting, Returning, Reward, Present.
    Aani
                    She was a literary woman and a poetess in
#   Fatimah                                                                       Aighar        She was a religious, righteous woman.
                    Qastaniniyah.
    Khatoon
#   Aanisah         Young lady, Maiden.                                           Aila          Noble.
#   Aaqilah         Intelligent.                                                  Aimal         Hope.
#   Aara            Adoring                                                       Aimen         Most Congratulated.
#   Aarifah         Knowing, Women who recognises Islam.                          Ain           Eye, Thus "Precious"
#   Aasia           Hope.                                                         Ain alsaba    Treasure of the eye.
#   Aasimah         Protector, defendant, central.                                Aini          Spring, Flower, Source, Choice
                                                                                                Life,   Vivaciousness,   Living   Prosperous,
#   Aatifa          Affection, Sympathy.                                          Aisha         Youngest wife of the Prophet Muhammad
                                                                                                (pbuh).
#   Aatikah         Generous.                                                     A'ishah       Wife of the Prophet (SAW).
#   Aatiqah         Shoulder (support) old.                                       Aiya          Miracle, verses in the Qur'an.
#   Aatirah         Fragrant.                                                     Aiyla         Moonlight.
#   Aazeen          Beauty.                                                       Aiza          Noble.
#   Abasah          Daughter of al-Mahdi.                                         Aizah         The daughter of Hazrat Ali (A.S).
#   Abda            Worshipper.                                                   Ajeebah       A narrator of hadith.
#   Abdia           Slave of Allah.                                               Ajlal         Beautiful, stubborn, young princess.
                                                                                                Al-Ameeh, was a great worshipper who
    Abdul
#                   Slave of the enlarger.                                        Ajradah       worshipped long in the night sometimes
    Basit
                                                                                                right up to dawn (A.N).
                                                                                                Name of a date in Saudia Arabia. Tree
#   Abeedah         Worshipper.                                                   Ajwa
                                                                                                planted by Holy Prohpet (PBUH).
#   Abeela          To be beautiful.                                              Akia          Sister.
#   Abeer           Fragrance.                                                    Akifah        Intent, busy.
                    The mixture of the smell of the petals of
#   Abeera                                                                        Akilah        Intelligent one who reasons.
                    Rose and Sundal.
                    Rose, Sandal Saffron mixed together in                                    Beautiful. One of the daughters of Adam
#   Abeerah                                                                       Akleema
                    fragrance.                                                                (A.S).
#   Abia            Great.                                                        Al Batra'a  A historical area in jordan.
                                                                                              A pious, righteous and intelligent woman of
                                                                                  Al-Adur al- Egypt. She respected the Ulama and built
#   Abida           Worshipper.
                                                                                  Karimah     religious schools (Madrasah) and mosques,
                                                                                              She died in 762.
#   Abir            Serious, beautiful.                                           Alaia       Virtuous.
#   Ablaa           Perfectly formed.                                             Aleemah     Knowing, Knowledgeable.
#   Ablah           Perfectly formed.                                             Aleena      Silk of heaven.
#   Abqurah         Genius.                                                       Aleesa      Joy.
#   Abra            Example, Lesson.                                              Aleeza      Joy.
#   Ada             Grace, Expression.                                            Alesha      Protected by god.
#   Adab            Hope, Need.                                                   Alia        Beautiful.
#   Adeeba          Cultured, Polite                                              Aliah       Exalted, noble, highest social standing.
#   Adeela          Equal                                                         Alika       Love
#   Adeelah         Just.                                                         Alima       Wise
#   Adeena          Pious, good luck.                                             Alina       Beautiful.
#   Adeeva          Pleasant, Gentle                                              Alisha      Honest, truthful, Protected by Allah.
#   Ad'ifaah        Smart, talented.                                              Alishaba    Beautiful sunshine.
#   Adila           Justice.                                                      Alishba     Pretty.
#   Afaf            Chaste, virtuous, decent, pure.                               Aliyah      Exalted, noble.




    Aliza           The Daughter of Ali (RA).                                     Annam         God's Blessing.
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2   Alleyah         Leader.                                                       Anniyah       Concern, loving.
3   Alma            Apple.                                                        Anousha       Sweet, joy, fortunate.
4   Almas           Diamond.                                                      Anum          Blessing of god, gods gift.
5   Alraaz          Mystery.                                                      Anwara        Ray of Light.
6   Alvina          Highest, Height.                                              Aqeela        Intelligent.
7   Alzubra         A star in the constellation Leo                               Aqeelah       Wise, Sensible.
                    Slave (Female); Daughter of Khalid bin
                    Saeed, a female companion, daughter of
8   Amah            companion, had this name. She was born in                     Aqsa          Name of a mosque.
                    Habshah, and was married to Az-Zubayr bin
                    Al-Awwam.
9   Amal            Hope, aspiration.                                             Ara           Opinions
#   Amala           Hopes, Aspirations                                            Areebah       Witty, Smart.
                                                                                                The fragrance of a flower from an orange
#   Aman            Peace.                                                        Areej
                                                                                                tree.
#   Amana           Faithful, to believe.                                         Aresha        Under an umbrella.
#   Amani           Wishes, aspirations.                                          Arfa          Greatness
#   Amany           A Wish.                                                       Ariana        Full of life.
#   Amara           Eternal beauty, urgent news.                                  Aribah        Wise.
#   Amatullah       Slave of Allah.                                               Arij          Sweet Smell.
#   Amaya           Night Rain.                                                   Arisha        Highness.
#   Ambar           Ambergris.                                                    Arissa        Bright.
#   Ambareen        Good smell.                                                   Arjumand      Noble, Honourable.
#   Amber           Responsible.                                                  Aroob         Loving to her husband
#   Ambereen        Fragarance, amber, sky.                                       Aroosa        Bride.
#   Ambreen         Sky.                                                          Aroush        Angel of paradise.
#   Ameenah         Trustworthy.                                                  Arub          Loving (to husband).
#   Ameera          Noble lady, princess.                                         Arva          Fertile, bountiful.
#   Ameerah         Princess.                                                     Arwa          Mountain gazelle.
#   Amelia          Trustworthy, beautiful.                                       Arya          Noble.
#   Amena           Trustworthy, faithful, peaceful, honest.                      Aryisha       Under tree/umberalla.
#   Amilah          Hopeful.                                                      Arzo          Hope.
#   Amina           Honest.                                                       Arzu          Wish, hope, love.
#   Aminah          Trustworthy, faithful.                                        Asalah        Purity.
#   Amira           Princess.                                                     Asbah         Pure (as water).
#   Amirah          Royal lady, Princess.                                         Asfa          Protector, guardian.
#   Ammara          Shining star.                                                 Asfia         Great.
                                                                                  A'shadiee
#   Ammarah         An inhabitant.                                                              Princess, cute, perfect.
                                                                                  yah
#   Amna            Peace.                                                        Ashalina      Sweet, always living, shy, loving.
                                                                                  Asheeyan
#   Amra            Princess.                                                                   House, nest.
                                                                                  a
#   Amrah           Headgear.                                                     Ashika        Love.
#   Amreen          Sky.                                                          Asifa         Organiser.
#   Amtullah        Female servant of Allah                                       Asili         Original.
#   Ana             Prestige, self respect.                                       Asima         Protector.
#   Anah            Patience, perseverence.                                       Asiya         The Muslim wife of Pharaoh.
#   Anam            Present.                                                      Asli          Pure, original.
#   Anan            Clouds.                                                       Asma          Loftier, more eminent.
#   Anaum           The blessing of Allah.                                        Asmara        Beautiful butterfly.
#   Anbar           Perfume, ambergris.                                           Asmat         Pure, Clean.
#   Andaleeb        Nightingale.                                                  Asna          The one to be acknowledged or praised.
#   Andalib         Nightingale.                                                  Asra          River of Paradise.
#   Andlib          A bird, one who is always happy.                              Ateefa        Affection, Sympathy.
#   Aneeqa          Beautiful.                                                    Ateeqah       Old Ancient.
#   Aneesa          Close, intimate, friendly.                                    Athilah       Deep-rooted, firmly established.
#   Aneesah         Generous, loyal.                                              Athmah        A narrator of Hadith.
#   Aneezah         She-Goat.                                                     Atia          Gift.
#   Angbin          Honey.                                                        Atifa         Affectionate, sympathetic.
#   Anida           Obstinate.                                                    Atika         Flower, good smell.
#   Anika           Very unique.                                                  Atiqah        Beautiful, charitable, loving.
#   Anila           Beautiful.                                                    Atiya         Gift
#   Anisa           Friendly.                                                     Awa           Beautiful angel, night.
#   Anisah          Close, intimate, friendly.                                    Awatif        Emotions.
#   Anisha          Deep thinker, sensitive, high.                                Aya           Phrase from the holy Quran.
#   Anjum           Stars.                                                        Ayaana        Lucky, good day, day of judgement.




1   Ayaat           Many signs & proofs, verses in the Quran.                     Bahiya        Beautiful, Radiant
2   Ayah            A verse from Quran or a sign from God.                        Bahiyyah      Radiant, beautiful.
3   Ayan            Luck.                                                         Bahriyah      She was a devoted worshipper and ascetic
                                                                                                of Basrah. She used to say, "If the heart
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                                                                                  al-
                                                                                                gives up the passions (evil desires), it will
                                                                                  Aabidah       then demosticate knowledge." (A.N).
4   Ayana           Lucky, good day, day of judgement.                            Bakht         Lot, Fate, Portion.
5   Ayat            Verses (pl. of Aya), signs, lessons, proofs.                  Bakhtawa      Fortunate, Lucky.
6   Ayesha          Well of.                                                      Balqees       She was the daughter of Ahmad bin Mishqar,
                                                                                                and a distinguished woman of her times; she
                                                                                                was the wife of Sayfud-din al- Hanafi. (A.N).
7   Aymen           Sacred, Brave, Old name of Arabia.                            Balqis        Name of the queen of Shiba
8   Ayra            Respectable.                                                  Banafsha      Daughter of Abdullah al-Rumiyah; was a very
                                                                                                pious and generous woman who gave much
                                                                                                in charity (A.N).
9   Aysha           The name of wife of Prophet Muhammad                          Banan         Delicate, finger tips.
                    (PBUH).
#   Ayshah          Wife of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W).                             Banujah       The daughter of al-Mahdi.
#   Azadeh          Princess.                                                     Barakah       Blessing; The nursemaid of the Prophet
                                                                                                (S.A.W), she had this name the kuniyah,
                                                                                                Umm Ayman (R.A) she was the mother of
                                                                                                Usamah bin Zayd and she died in the era of
                                                                                                Sayyidina Uthman (R.A).
#   Azeemah         Great.                                                        Bareerah      Pious; The female freed slave of Sayyidina
                                                                                                Ayshah     (R.A)     a well-known     female
                                                                                                companion, she lived upto the times of
                                                                                                Khalifah Yazid bin Muawiyah (R.A).
#   Azeeza          Esteemed, precious, cherished.                                Bariah        Excelling
#   Aziman          Sky, heaven.                                                  Barika        Bloom, Be successful
#   Aziz            Friendship.                                                   Barrah        She was the wunt of the Prophet (S.A.W),
                                                                                                daughter of Abdul Muttalib and mother of
                                                                                                Abi Salamah (R.A) also the name of the
                                                                                                daughter of Abi Tijarah al-Abdariyah who
                                                                                                narrated from the Prophet (S.A.W) (A.N).
#   Azizah          Esteemed, precious, cherished.                                Barzah        She was a narrator of hadith.
#   Azka            Pious.                                                        Basaaria      Beautiful, Prior
#   Azma            Blessing of Allah.                                            Basbas        She was a slave girl of Ibn Nafees; she was
                                                                                                beautiful and had a melodeons voice.
#   Azra            Maiden, Pious, Woman.                                         Baseema       Smiling
#   Azraa           Unpierced pearl.                                              Basheera      Bringer of good tidings, Joy
#   Azzah           Young, female gazelle.                                        Bashirah      Bringer of good tidings, joy.
#   Az-zahra        Excellent and smart.                                          Basilah       Brave, fearless.
#   Badia           Unprecedented, Admirable, Unique                              Basimah       Smiling.
#   Badiyah         Desert.                                                       Basmah        A smile.
#   Badra           Full moon                                                     Basoos        She was the daughter of Munziq at-Tamimah
                                                                                                (A.N).
#   Badriyah        Resembling the full moon.                                     Batinah       Hidden, Inner.
#   Baha            Value, Worth.                                                 Batool        A true devotee woman of Allah.
#   Bahar           Spring, Prime (of life), Bloom (of youth).                    Batrisyia     Intelligent.
#   Bahij           Splendid.                                                     Bazilah       Clever, intelligent.
#   Bahira          Dazzling, brilliant.                                          Beena         Seeing, clear sighted.

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#   Beenish         Vision, sight; the faculty of seeing.                         Darakhsh      Shinning.
                                                                                  aan
#   Benzair         Incomparable.                                                 Darakhsh      Shinning.
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#   Bilqis          Queen of Sheeba.                                              Daria         Learned, knowing.

#   Binesh          Clever.                                                       Dawlat        She was from a ruling family.
                                                                                  Khatoon
#   Binish          Clever, Intelligent                                           Deeba         Obedience.

#   Birrah          Good Deed.                                                    Deema         Rainy Cloud.

#   Bisharah        A narrator of Hadith.                                         Dema          The Rainy Cloud.

#   Bisma           Smile                                                         Dhakiyah      Bright, intelligent.

#   Buhaysah        A narrator of hadith.                                         Dilshad       She lived between 730-750.
                                                                                  Khatoon
#   Buhayyah        The name of a freed female slave.                             Dina          Love.

#   Bunanah         Yazid al-Abshamiyah's daughter.                               Diqrah        A narrator of hadith.

#   Buqayrah        A narrator of Hadith.                                         Diyanah       Religion.

#   Burdah          She was al-Suraymiyah, and a very dutiful                     Doaa          Pray, a voice of heart, request to All-mighty
                    worshipper. She wept often so she finally
                    lost her eye sight. When every thing was                                    Allah, a source of connection with God and
                    quiet and motionless, she used to call out in
                    a melancholy voice, O! Habib (O loved one!)
                                                                                                Human.
                    A.N.
#   Busayrah        She was a female companion (R.A) and also a                   Duaa          Prayer.
                    muhajirah, who migrated to Madinah; she
                    also narrated a Hadith quoting the Prophet;
                    "Apply yourself to glorifying Allah, saying
                    there is not God but He and declaring His
                    Holiness; and count them in your fingures,
                    for (the fingers) will be questioned and
                    asked to speak; and do not be negligent and
                    so be deprived of mercy."
#   Bushra          Glad, tidings, good news.                                     Duba'ah       Daughter   of az-Zubayr      and   a female
                                                                                                companion (R.A) she said to the Prophet
                                                                                                (S.A.W) that she intended to perform the
                                                                                                pilgrimage but was suffering from pain. The
                                                                                                Prophet (S.A.W) instructed her to assume
                                                                                                the Ihram with the proviso saying, "O Allah,
                                                                                                the place where I take off the Ihram will be
                                                                                                where You restrain me." She was the wife of
                                                                                                al-Miqdad bin al Aswan.
#   Busrah          She was a companion who lived until the era                   Dujanah       Rain.
                    of Muawiyah.
#   Buthayna        Of beautiful and tender body.                                 Dunia         The world.
#   Chaman          Garden, from Urdu Language.                                   Durdanah      Pearl.
#   Chanda          Moon light                                                    Durrah        Pearl.
#   Chandni         The moon's light                                              Eiliyah       The beautiful one to grow in peace and love
                                                                                                with God.
#   Daania          Beautiful.                                                    Eimaan        Faith.
#   Daanya          Gift of god, beautiful.                                       Eiman         Faith.
#   Dafiyah         Narrator of Hadith.                                           Eliza         Unique, precious.
#   Dahab           Gold                                                          Elma          Apple.
#   Dahma           She was a scholar of religion and had learnt                  Eman          Faith.
                    from her brother al-Imam al-Mahdi; she
                    excelled in grammer and literature and
                    possessed knowledge of other sciences and
                    arts. (A.N.).
#   Daleela         Guide, Proof.                                                 Enisa         Good friend.
#   Daliya          Dahlia.                                                       Eraj          Morning light.
#   Daneen          Princess.                                                     Erina         Beautiful lady.
#   Daniya          Near, close.                                                  Ermina        Friendly.




    Eshal           The name of flower in the heaven.                             Fatimah       A daughter of the Prophet (S.A.W).
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2   Ezzah           A person who gives the honour, respect.                       Fatin         Captivating, Alluring, Enchanting
3   Fadeelah        Superiority.                                                  Fatinah       Captivating, alluring, intelligent.
4   Fadila          Good looking, attractive.                                     Fatma         My giving.
5   Fadilah         Distinguished, learned.                                       Fauzia        Succesful, Victorious.
6   Fadwah          Name derived from self-sacrifice.                             Fawzia        Victorious.
7   Fadyaa          Sacrificing.                                                  Fawziyah      Successful.
8   Faeezah         Leader                                                        Fayruz        Turquoise.
9   Faekah          Wise.                                                         Fazluna       A flower in the desert.
#   Faheemah        Intelligent.                                                  Fazzilet      Blessings of Allah.
                                                                                                A precious stone. Daughter of al-Mazfar, She
                                                                                                was a scholar, narrator of Hadith and a very
#   Fahima          Intelligent                                                   Feerozah      righteous woman; she wrote a book of
                                                                                                Hadith "Al-Arbaeen Riwayat as-salihat an As-
                                                                                                salhiheen.
#   Fahmida         Intelligent and Wise.                                         Feiyaz        Successful.
#   Faiha           Good smell from heaven.                                       Female        Add
#   Faiqa           Superior, Outstanding                                         Femida        Wise.
#   Fairuzah        A precious gem                                                Fikriya       Wise.
#   Faiza           Gain.                                                         Fir           A sharp weapon.
#   Faizah          Successful.                                                   Firdaus       Jannat, Highest garden in paradise.
#   Fajr            The dawn, name of the morning prayer.                         Firdaws       Highest garden in Paradise.
#   Fakeehah        Cheerful.                                                     Firdous       Garden.
#   Fakhirah        Splendid, Elegant.                                            Firdowsa      Highest garden of paradise.
#   Fakhra          Good, new.                                                    Fiza          Wind.
#   Fakhtah         A dove.                                                       Forhana       Happy, Ecstatic.
#   Fakihah         Fruit.                                                        Fozia         Successful and victorious.
#   Falak           Breeze.                                                       Foziah        Successful.
#   Falaknaz        Sky.                                                          Fudayl        Learned, Scholar.
#   Falaq           Break of dawn.                                                Furayah       Handsome, Well-built.
#   Falisha         Happiness                                                     Fusaylah      Some distance.
#   Famya           Good fame.                                                    Fuseelah      Name of a narrator of hadith.
                    Name of a beautiful woman (wife of Murrah
#   Faqirah                                                                       Gazala        Intelligent, charming
                    al-Asadi).
#   Fara            Sunset.                                                       Ghadah        Beautiful.
#   Farah           Joy.                                                          Ghalibah      Dominant.
#   Faraza          Success, height.                                              Ghaliyah      Fragrant, beloved, valuable.
                                                                                  Ghaneema
#   Fareedah        Unique precious gem.                                                        Spoils, booty.
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#   Fareeha         Joyful, Happy.                                                Ghania        Beautiful
                                                                                                A daughter of "Afeef bin Amr Abdul Qays had
#   Fareess         Life.                                                         Ghaniyah      this name; she was a very generous,
                                                                                                philanthorpic woman.
                                                                                  Ghareeba
#   Farha           Happiness.                                                                  Strange, foreign.
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#   Farhana         Happiness.                                                    Ghayda        Young and delicate.
#   Farhanah        Happy.                                                        Ghazal        She was a narrator of Hadith.
#   Farhat          Cheer, Pleasure.                                              Ghazala       Deer, like a deer.
#   Farheen         Jubilant.                                                     Ghaziyah      Female Warrior.
#   Faria           Beautiful, kind and loving.                                   Ghitbah       She was a narrator of hadith.
                    Fariah or Furayah was the name of a female
                    companion, daughter of Maalik bin sanan al-
#   Fari'ah                                                                       Ghizlan       From gazzalle.
                    Ansari and sister of Abu Saeed al-Khudri.
                    She was called by either name.
                                                                                                This was the name of a very pious woman
#   Farida          Unique, Matchless.                                            Ghufayrah
                                                                                                who kept vigil in the night.
                                                                                                Her kuniyah was Umm Sulaym; she was a
                                                                                                front-rank companion (R.A) and narrated
#   Faridah         Unique, matchless, precious gem.                              Ghumaysa
                                                                                                ahadith; she died in the times of Sayyidina
                                                                                                Uthman (R.A).
#   Fariha          Joyous.                                                       Ghusoon       Branches of a tree
                                                                                  Ghuzayya
#   Farihah         Brisk, Swift.                                                               She was a narrator of hadith.
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#   Fariza          Light.                                                        Gulbano       Rose.
    Farkhanda                                                                     Gul-e-
#                   Happy, Lucky.                                                               Sweet-smelling rose.
    h                                                                             Rana
#   Farqad          Name of a star.                                               Hilwana       Lovely, beautiful.
#   Faryal          Angel.                                                        Hind          India.
#   Faryat          Delightful sun-shine.                                         Hindah        Wife of Abu Sufyan.
#   Farzana         Intelligent, wise, learned.                                   Hira          Darkness.
                                                                                                Mount Hirah, named after the mountain
#   Farzeen         Learned.                                                      Hirah         where the Holy Qur'an was delivered to
                                                                                                Prophet Muhammed (PBUH).
#   Faseehah        Eloquent.                                                     Hoda          Wealth.
#   Faseelah        Some distance.                                                Hodan         Guidance.
#   Fatheha         Name of the first surah in the Quran.                         Hoor          A virgin maiden of Paradise for its dwellers.
#   Fathima         Daughter of the Prophet (PBUH).                               Hooria        Angel of Heaven.
#   Fathiya         Joy, Happiness, new begining.                                 Hooriya       Angel
#   Fatihah         Opening.                                                      Horia         Angel.
                                                                                  Hubaysha
#   Fatim           A woman worthy of the ut-most praise                                        She was a poetess.
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1   Hubba           Daughter of Maalik bin Amr al-Adwaniyah.                      Jessenia      Flower.
2   Huda            Right guidance.                                               Jian          Life.
                    Attack; This was the name of Huyama al-
                    Awsabiyah al-Danishqiyah; she was a jurist
                    of great rank and a very pious woman;
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3   Hujaymah        however, another greater woman, wife of                       Jihan         Heavenly Place.
                    Abu Darda, was known as Umm Darda, she
                    had this name and she was a narrator of
                    Hadith.
                                                                                                She was the daughter of Wahb; she was a
4   Hujayrah        She was a narrator of hadith.                                 Judamah
                                                                                                companion and a narrator of Hadith.
                    She was the daughter of Umaymah daughter
                    of Ruqayqah (R.A) a companion; another
5   Hukaymah                                                                      Jumaana       Silver Pearl.
                    woman by this name, daughter of Mahmood
                    bin Muhammad was a reciter of the Quran.

6   Huma            An Imaginary bird.                                            Jumaymah      Name of a female companion.

                    From the arabic name meaning reddish! Title
7   Humaira         name of Aisha (R.A) one who strives to                        Jumaynah      Gem, name of a female companion.
                    achieve her utmost best!
    Humayda
8                   She was a narrator of hadith.                                 Junainah      Garden of paradise.
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9   Humayrah        Red.                                                          Junnut        Heaven.
#   Humera          The imaginary bird who soars the highest.                     Juwariyah     She was the wife of the Prophet (S.A.W).
#   Humra           Beautiful, Rose.                                              Khayrah       Good.
#   Hunaydah        She was a narrator of hadith.                                 Khayriyah     Charitable, good.
                                                                                  Khayriyya
#   Hurya           Angel                                                                       Charitable.
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#   Husn            Beauty                                                        Khazanah      Treasure.
#   Husna           Beautiful.                                                    Khidrah       Green.
#   Husniya         Beautiful                                                     Khudrah       Greenery.
                    A slave girl belonging to Haroon al-Rashid                    Khulayba
#   Inan                                                                                        This was the name of an Arab poetess.
                    (Fih).                                                        h
#   Inas            Sociability, geniality.                                       Khulud        Immorality.
#   Inaya           Concern, Solicitude.                                          Khusbakh      Lucky.
                                                                                  Khuwayla
#   Inayah          Concern.                                                                    Gazelle.
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#   Inga            Powerful.                                                     Khuzamah      Lavender.
#   Insha           Creation, origination.                                        Kiswar        Territory.
#   Intessar        Victory                                                       Koila         Charcoal.
#   Intisar         Triumph.                                                      Komal         Beautiful.
#   Iqra            To recite.                                                    Komila        Complete.
                                                                                                A distinguished woman of her times was so
                                                                                                named; she was the daughter of Sad al-
                                                                                                Aslamiyah and she offered allegiance (bayah)
#   Iraj            Flower.                                                       Kuaybah       to the Prophet (S.A.W) after hijrah; she
                                                                                                treated the ill and performed surgery on
                                                                                                Saeed bin Muuaz when he was hit in the
                                                                                                Battle of Trenches.
                                                                                                Name of a pious woman who was a good
#   Iram            Garden in heaven.                                             Kuhaylah
                                                                                                speaker.
                                                                                                Daughter of Ahmad bin Ali al-Asiwatiyah was
                                                                                                a righteous woman who had memorised the
#   Irem            A Garden in Heaven                                            Kulthum       Quran; there were many other women of this
                                                                                                name including a daughter of the Prophet
                                                                                                (S.A.W) a daughter of Sayyidina Abu Bakar
                                                                                                (R.A) etc.
#   Irsa            Rainbow.                                                      Kunza         Hidden treasure.
                                                                                  Kurat-ul-
#   Isbah           Light.                                                                      Coolness of eyes.
                                                                                  Ain
#   Isha            Night Prayer.                                                 Kuwaysah      Pretty.
#   Ishaal          Heaven's flower.                                              Kwairah       The prettiest.
#   Ishraq          The coming up of the sun.                                     Kyda          Preserved, Strong.
#   Isir            Inspiritional, strong.                                        Layyah        Twist, Flexure.
#   Isma            Safeguarding.                                                 Leena         Plant of dates, soft, mild, clemency.
#   Ismat           Pious.                                                        Leila         Night.
#   Isra            Walking in the night, Journeys by night.                      Leilah        Night
#   Istabraq        Brocade.                                                      Leyla         Night.
#   Izdihar         Flourishing, blooming.                                        Liba          Most Beautiful (Hoor in jannah).
                    Higher poistion, Esteemed previledge           &
#   Izma                                                                          Lina          Palm tree.
                    honour.
    Izz       an-
#                   She was a narrator of Hadith.                                 Liyana        Softness, tenderness.
    Nisa
                    Slave girl. The daughter of Umar bin Mumal
                    was named Jariyah. Before he had become a
    Izzah           Muslim, she was the slave of Umar (R.A) and
#                                                                                 Lu Luah       She was a narrator of Hadith.
    (Izzat)         he used to trash her very harshly that she
                    might revoke Islam but she did not and
                    finally he himself became a Muslim.
#   Janan           Heart, Soul.                                                  Lubabah       The innermost essence.
#   Jannah          Heaven, paradise.                                             Lubena        Purity.
#   Jaseena         Nice Heart.                                                   Lubna         Storaz, Systrax.
#   Jasmin          Flower.                                                       Lujaina       Silver
#   Jasmina         Flower.                                                       Lu'lu         Pearls.
#   Jasrah          She was a narrator of Hadith.                                 Lutfiyah      Delicate, graceful.
                                                                                                One who posses an inspiring and great
#   Javairea        Mysterious.                                                   Omera         personality,   enjoys   having   a positive
                                                                                                attitude.
#   Jawahir         Precious stones, jewels.                                      Pakeezah      Pure.
#   Jawharah        Jewel, gem.                                                   Parinda       Bird.
#   Jaza            Reward, compensation.                                         Pariza        Fairy, flower.
#   Jazeera         Island.                                                       Parveen       Very Noble.
#   Jazira          Island.                                                       Parvina       Shining star.
#   Jaziya          Granting.                                                     Ruhee         Soul, a flower, who touches the heart.
#   Jehaan          Creative mind.                                                Ruhi          Soul.
#   Jehan           Beautiful Flower.                                             Ruhina        Sweet fragrence.
                                                                                                It is the name of one of the daughters of the
#   Jemimah         Beautiful.                                                    Rukayat
                                                                                                Prophet, it means one who Allah loves.
#   Jenna           Heaven, Paradise.                                             Rukhsaar      Cheek, Face.
#   Jennah          Paradise.                                                     Rukhsana      Beautiful.




1   Rukhsar         Cheek.                                                        Valiqa        Trustworthy.
2   Ruksana         Beautiful, persian princess.                                  Vardah        Rose.
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3   Ruksha          Beautiful.                                                    Varisha       Lightning.
                                                                                                Female Minister; The daughter of Yahya bin
4   Rumaisa         Bunch of flowers.                                             Wazeera       Muhammad al-Hayuwi al-Tughli was so
                                                                                                named; she was a narrator of Hadith.
5   Rumana          Romantic, loving.                                             Widad         Love, friendship.
6   Rumeha          Beautiful Stone.                                              Wijdan        Sentiment.
7   Ruqaya          Daughter of the Prophet (S.A.W).                              Wisal         Communion in love.
                    Gentle; name of the daughter of the Prophet
8   Ruqayya                                                                       Wiyyam        Truthful, loving.
                    (S.A.W).
                    The daughter of the prophet Muhammed
9   Ruqayyah                                                                      Yalina        Soft, gentle.
                    (S.A.W).
#   Ruquaiya        Daughter of the Prophet (S.A.W).                              Yalqoot       An early woman who gave much in charity.
#   Saadia          Lucky.                                                        Yamamah       Valley in Arabia.
#   Saadiya         Flower.                                                       Yamina        Right, Proper.
#   Saaleha         Flower.                                                       Yaminah       Right and proper.
#   Saaliha         Pure pios and devoted.                                        Yara          Little Butterfly.
#   Saarah          Happy, pure.                                                  Yashal        Freshness, greenry.
                                                                                                Sweet-smelling flower. Among er work is a
                                                                                                commentry on Surah al-Baqarah, she is
                                                                                  Yasmeena
#   Saba            Sheba.                                                                      mentioned by Salahuddin al-Safdi in his
                                                                                  h
                                                                                                book as one of the distinguished people of
                                                                                                Egypt.
#   Sabburah        Very patient, enduring.                                       Yasmin        Jasmine flower.
#   Sabeen          Cool breeze of the morning.                                   Yasmina       A beautiful flower that shines.
#   Sabeeyah        Baby girl.                                                    Yasmine       Flower
#   Sabiha          Beautiful.                                                    Yasna         It means white rose in arabic.
#   Sabihah         Beautiful, graceful.                                          Yassaman      The flower Jasmin.
#   Sabina          Flower.                                                       Yelda         Dark night.
#   Sabiqah         Past.                                                         Yumna         Good fortune, success.
                                                                                                Easy. One of the first two swear allegiance
#   Sabirah         Patient, perseverant.                                         Yusayrah      (bayah) to the Prophet (S.A.W) among the
                                                                                                Ansar (but it is also said that she was
                                                                                                among the Muhajirs (Emigrants).
#   Sabreen         Patience, endurance.                                          Yusra         Prosperous.
#   Sabrin          Patience.                                                     Yusur         Prosperous.
#   Sabriyah        Patient, preservant.                                          Zaahirah      Guest.
#   Sabuhi          Morning Star                                                  Zaara         Beautiful Flower.
#   Sadaf           Shell, Oyster, Pearl.                                         Zaeemah       Leader
#   Sadia           Lucky.                                                        Zafeerah      Firm.
#   Sadiah          Good luck.                                                    Zafirah       Victorious.
#   Sadiqa          Honest, truthful.                                             Zafreen       Victorious, Knowledgable.
#   Sadiqah         Truthful, sincere.                                            Zahabiya      Gold.
#   Sadiyah         Blessed.                                                      Zahara        Flower, beauty, star.
#   Sadoof          Name of a poetess.                                            Zaheen        Intelligent.
                    This was the name of the freed slave of al-
#   Tufaylah        Waleed bin Abdullah; she transmitted Hadith                   Zaheerah      Helper, Assistant.
                    from Sayyidah Ayshah (R.A).
#   Tulayhah        She was a narrator of Hadith.                                 Zahidah       Abstinent.
#   Tumadur         Old Arabic name.                                              Zahira        Blossoming flower.
#   Ubah            Flower.                                                       Zahirah       Obvious.
#   Udaysah         She was a narrator of Hadith.                                 Zahra         Beautiful.
#   Ugbaad          Roses.                                                        Zahraa        Lady of Jannah.
#   Ujala           Light of the universe.                                        Zahrah        Beauty, the planet venus.
#   Ulfah           Friendship, harmony, love.                                    Zaid          Growth, Increase.
                                                                                                She was a very devoted worshipper about
#   Umaiza          Bright, beautiful and soft hearted.                           Zaida         whose worship the Prophet (S.A.W) also
                                                                                                learnt; she was the freed slave of Sayyidina
                                                                                                Umar bin al-Khattab.
#   Umamah          Proper name.                                                  Zaina         Beautiful
#   Umaymah         Young mother.                                                 Zairah        Visitor.
#   Umaynah         She was a narrator of Hadith.                                 Zaiton        Olive.
#   Umayrah         She was the daughter of Alqamah.                              Zakirah       One who remembers Allah regularly.
    Umm
#                   One with round face.                                          Zakiyah       Intelligent.
    Kulthum
                                                                                                This was the name of a distinguished woman
    Ummayya
#                   She was a narrator of Hadith.                                 Zalfa         of her times, she was Hajib known as Umm
    h
                                                                                                al-Hajib Abdul Malik.
    Umm-e-
#                   The mother of kulsum.                                         Zameelah      Companion.
    kulsum
#   Umnia           Gift.                                                         Zameena       Intelligent, Intellectual.
#   Unaysah         Friendly; Affable.                                            Zamrud        She was a narrator of Hadith.
#   Unaza           The one and only.                                             Zanyah        Beautiful flower.
#   Uroosa          Bride, happiness.                                             Za'nyah       Beautiful, unique.
#   Urshia          One who belongs in the skies.                                 Zara          Bright as the dawn.
#   Ushna           Beautiful girl.                                               Zareena       Gold
#   Uswa            Sunnah, practice.                                             Zareenah      A companion of Prophet (S.A.W).
#   Utaybah         A narrator of Hadith.                                         Zarifah       Beauty, smart.
#   Uzma            Greatest.                                                     Zarina        Beautiful.
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    Zariya          Beauty and light.
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1
2   Zariyah         Queen.
3   Zarmina         Lovely and precious gold.
4   Zarqa           Blue.
5   Zarrah          She was a narrator of Hadith.
6   Zartaj          Queen.
7   Zayaan          Something beautiful.
8   Zayb            Adornment.
9   Zayba           Adornment; Beauty.
#   Zaynab          Proper Name, Name of Prophet's Daughter.
#   Zaynah          Beautiful.
#   Zaytoon         Olive.
#   Zaytoona        (A single) Olive.
#   Zeba            Beauty.
#   Zeena           Ornament, Something beautiful.
#   Zeenat          Gorgeous.
#   Zehna           Beautiful.
#   Zehra           Flower.
#   Zenia           Flower.
#   Zerina          Princess, Smart, Inteligent.
#   Zhalay          Dew.
#   Zia             Light, Splendid.
#   Zinah           Beauty.
#   Zineta          Beautiful ornament.
#   Zinneerah       Name of a sahabiah.
#   Ziyan           Beauty, ornament. From Zeenat.
#   Zoeya           Life.
#   Zoha            Light.
#   Zoharin         Dawn, light of day
#   Zohha           Hope, Shining light.
#   Zohra           Venus, jewels of sky.
#   Zohura          Beautiful, innocent and caring.
#   Zonira          Precious Stone, Expensive Jewel.
#   Zorah           Dawn.
#   Zoufishan       Moonlight.
#   Zoya            Alive, life and joyous.
#   Zoya            Loving & caring.
#   Zubaria         Blooming flower.
#   Zubash          Silver.
                    This was the name of the daughter of Jafar
#   Zubaydah        Mansoor and the wife of Khalifah Haroon
                    Rasheed.
#   Zubdah          Butter.
#   Zubi            Loving and understanding.
#   Zuhaira         Courage.
#   Zuharah         Planet Venus.
#   Zuhayra         Courage.
#   Zuhera          Name of a planet.
#   Zuhra           A star's name, brilliance.
#   Zuhrah          Brilliance.
#   Zuhur           Flowers.
#   Zulaykha        She was a narrator of Hadith.
                                                                  Girl's Name




#   Zulekha      Brilliant beauty.
#   Zulfa        First part of the night.
#   Zulfah       Nearness, closeness.
#   Zumzum       Sweet water of paradise.
#   Zunairah     Flower found in paradise.
#   Zynah        Beautiful.
#   Zyva         Brightness, radiant, splendor
#
#
#




    Aabidah      Worshipper.
    Aabirah      Fleeting, transitory, ephemeral.
                 Daughter of Sa'd who was a queen of Iran
    Aabish
                 (AN).
    Aadab        Hope, need.
    Aadila       Just, Honest, Equal, Upright.
    Aaeedah      Visiting, Returning, Reward.
                 Life,   Vivaciousness,   Living   Prosperous,
    Aaeesha      Youngest wife of the Prophet Muhammad
                 (pbuh).
    Aafia        Good health.
    Aafreeda     Created, Produced.
    Aafreen      Brave, Acclaim.
    Aa'idah      Name of a narrator of hadith.
    Aairah       Noble, respectful.
    Aakifah      Devoted, Dedicated.
    Aala         Bounties.
    Aaleyah      Exalted, Highest social standing.
    Aalia        Exhalted, Noble.
    Aalimah      Scholar, Authority.
    Aaliyah      Tall, Towering.
    Aamaal       Hopes, Aspirations, Wishes.
    Aamanee      Good wish.
    A amilah     Doer of (good) deeds, Righteous.
    A aminah     Secured, Saf e.
    A ani
                 She was a literary woman and a poet ess
    Fatimah
                 in Qastaniniyah.
    Khatoon
    A anisah     Young lady, Maiden.
    A aqilah     Intelligent.
    A ara        A doring
    A arif ah    Knowing, Women who recognises Islam.
    A asia       Hope.
    Aasimah      Protector, defendant, central.
    A atif a     A f f ection, Sympathy.
    A atikah     Generous.
    A atiqah     Shoulder (support) old.
    A atirah     Fragrant.
    A azeen      Beauty.
    A basah      Daughter of al-Mahdi.
    A bda        Worshipper.
    A bdia       Slave of A llah.
    A bdul
                 Slave of the enlarger.
    Basit
    A beedah     Worshipper.
    A beela      To be beautif ul.
    A beer       Fragrance.
                 The mixture of the smell of the pet als of
    A beera
                 Rose and Sundal.
                 Rose, Sandal Saf f ron mixed toget her in
    A beerah
                 f ragrance.
    A bia        Great .
    A bida       Worshipper.
    A bir        Serious, beautif ul.
    A blaa       Perf ectly f ormed.
    A blah       Perf ectly f ormed.
    A bqurah     Genius.
    A bra        Example, Lesson.
    A da         Grace, Expression.
    A dab        Hope, Need.
    A deeba      Cultured, Polite
    A deela      Equal
    A deelah     Just.
    A deena      Pious, good luck.
    A deeva      Pleasant, Gentle
    A d'if aah   Smart, talented.
    A dila       Justice.
    A f af       Chaste, virtuous, decent, pure.
    A f eef a    Chaste
    A f eerah    Covered with soil or dust.
    A f ia       A way f rom all Problems.
    A f if a     Neat lady.
    A f if ah    Chaste, modest.
    A f iyah     'Health', f ree f rom illness and grief .
                 A person who knows the recital of the
    A f izah
                 qur'an.
    A f ra       Dust-coloured.
    A f raa      White.
    A f rah      Happiness.
    A f reen     Friendly.
    A f roza     Light f rom f ire.
    A f roze     Enlightening.
    A f sa       Prophet Mohammed's (PBUH) wif e.
    A f sana     Story.
    A f shan     A dornment aids.
    A f sheen    Shine like a star.
    A hd         Pledge, knowledge.
    A hdia       Unique, The One.
    A hlam       Dreams.
    A ida        Visiting, ret urning.
    A idah       Visiting, Ret urning, Reward, Present.
    A ighar      She was a religious, righteous woman.
    A ila        Noble.
    A imal       Hope.
    A imen       Most Congratulated.
    A in         Eye, Thus "Precious"
    A in
                 Treasure of the eye.
    alsaba
    A ini        Spring, Flower, Source, Choice
                 Lif e, Vivaciousness, Living Prosperous,
    A isha       Youngest      wif e   of    the     Prophet
                 Muhammad (pbuh).
    A'ishah      Wif e of the Prophet (SA W).
    A iya        Miracle, verses in the Qur'an.
    A iyla       Moonlight.
    A iza        Noble.
    A izah       The daughter of Hazrat A li (A .S).
    A jeebah     A narrator of hadith.
    A jlal       Beautif ul, stubborn, young princess.
                 A l-A meeh, was a great worshipper who
    A jradah     worshipped long in the night somet imes
                 right up to dawn (A .N).
                 Name of a date in Saudia A rabia. Tree
    A jwa
                 planted by Holy Prohpet (PBUH).
    A kia        Sister.
    A kif ah     Intent, busy.
    A kilah      Intelligent one who reasons.
                 Beautif ul. One of the daughters of A dam
    A kleema
                 (A .S).
    Al
                 A historical area in jordan.
    Batra'a
                 A pious, righteous and intelligent woman
    A l-A dur
                 of Egypt. She respected the Ulama and
    al-
                 built religious schools (Madrasah) and
    Karimah
                 mosques, She died in 762.
    A laia       Virtuous.
    A leemah     Knowing, Knowledgeable.
    A leena      Silk of heaven.
    A leesa      Joy.
    A leeza      Joy.
    A lesha      Protected by god.
    A lia        Beautif ul.
    A liah       Exalted, noble, highest social standing.
    A lika       Love
    A lima       Wise
    A lina       Beautif ul.
    A lisha      Honest, truthf ul, Protected by A llah.
    A lishaba    Beautif ul sunshine.
    A lishba     Pret ty.
    A liyah      Exalted, noble.
    A liza       The Daughter of A li (RA ).
    A lleyah     Leader.
    A lma        A pple.
    A lmas       Diamond.
    A lraaz      Mystery.
    A lvina      Highest, Height.
    A lzubra     A star in the constellation Leo
                 Slave (Female); Daughter of Khalid bin
                 Saeed, a f emale companion, daughter of
    A mah        companion, had this name. She was born
                 in Habshah, and was married to A z-
                 Zubayr bin A l-A wwam.
    A mal        Hope, aspiration.
    A mala       Hopes, A spirations
    A man        Peace.
    A mana       Faithf ul, to believe.
    A mani       Wishes, aspirations.
    A many       A Wish.
    A mara       Eternal beauty, urgent news.
    A matulla
                 Slave of A llah.
    h
    A maya       Night Rain.
    A mbar       A mbergris.
    A mbaree
                 Good smell.
    n
    A mber       Responsible.
    A mberee
                 Fragarance, amber, sky.
    n
    A mbreen     Sky.
    A meenah     Trustworthy.
    A meera      Noble lady, princess.
    A meerah     Princess.
    A melia      Trustworthy, beautif ul.
    A mena       Trustworthy, f aithf ul, peacef ul, honest.

    A milah      Hopef ul.
    A mina       Honest.
    A minah      Trustworthy, f aithf ul.
    A mira       Princess.
    A mirah      Royal lady, Princess.
    A mmara      Shining star.
    A mmara
                 A n inhabitant.
    h
    A mna        Peace.
    A mra        Princess.
    A mrah       Headgear.
    A mreen      Sky.
    A mtullah    Female servant of A llah
    A na         Prestige, self respect.
    A nah        Patience, perseverence.
    A nam        Present.
    A nan        Clouds.
    A naum       The blessing of A llah.
    A nbar       Perf ume, ambergris.
    A ndaleeb    Nightingale.
    A ndalib     Nightingale.
    A ndlib      A bird, one who is always happy.
    A neeqa      Beautif ul.
    A neesa      Close, intimate, f riendly.
    A neesah     Generous, loyal.
    A neezah     She-Goat.
    A ngbin      Honey.
    A nida       Obstinate.
    A nika       Very unique.
    A nila       Beautif ul.
    A nisa       Friendly.
    A nisah      Close, intimate, f riendly.
    A nisha      Deep thinker, sensitive, high.
    A njum       Stars.
    A nnam       God's Blessing.
    A nniyah     Concern, loving.
    A nousha     Sweet, joy, f ortunate.
    A num        Blessing of god, gods gif t.
    A nwara      Ray of Light.
    A qeela      Intelligent.
    A qeelah     Wise, Sensible.
    A qsa        Name of a mosque.
    A ra         Opinions
    A reebah     Witty, Smart.
                 The f ragrance of a f lower f rom an orange
    A reej
                 tree.
    A resha      Under an umbrella.
    A rf a       Great ness
    A riana      Full of lif e.
    A ribah      Wise.
    A rij        Sweet Smell.
    A risha      Highness.
    A rissa      Bright.
    A rjuman
                 Noble, Honourable.
    d
    A roob       Loving to her husband
    A roosa      Bride.
    A roush      A ngel of paradise.
    A rub        Loving (to husband).
    A rva        Fertile, bountif ul.
    A rwa        Mountain gazelle.
    A rya        Noble.
    A ryisha     Under tree/umberalla.
    A rzo        Hope.
    A rzu        Wish, hope, love.
    A salah      Purity.
    A sbah       Pure (as water).
    A sf a       Protector, guardian.
    A sf ia      Great .
    A'shadieey
                 Princess, cute, perf ect.
    ah
    A shalina    Sweet, always living, shy, loving.
    A sheeya
                 House, nest.
    na
    A shika      Love.
    A sif a      Organiser.
    A sili       Original.
    A sima       Protector.
    A siya       The Muslim wif e of Pharaoh.
    A sli        Pure, original.
    A sma        Lof tier, more eminent.
    A smara      Beautif ul butterf ly.
    A smat       Pure, Clean.
    A sna        The one to be acknowledged or praised.
    A sra        River of Paradise.
    A teef a     A f f ection, Sympathy.
    A teeqah     Old A ncient.
    A thilah     Deep-rooted, f irmly established.
    A thmah      A narrator of Hadith.
    A tia        Gif t.
    A tif a      A f f ectionate, sympathet ic.
    A tika       Flower, good smell.
    A tiqah      Beautif ul, charitable, loving.
    A tiya       Gif t
    A wa         Beautif ul angel, night.
    A watif      Emotions.
    A ya         Phrase f rom the holy Quran.
    A yaana      Lucky, good day, day of judgement.
    A yaat       Many signs & proof s, verses in the Quran.

    A yah        A verse f rom Quran or a sign f rom God.

    A yan        Luck.
    A yana       Lucky, good day, day of judgement.
                 Verses (pl. of A ya), signs, lessons,
    A yat
                 proof s.
    A yesha      Well of .
    A ymen       Sacred, Brave, Old name of A rabia.
    A yra        Respectable.
                 The name of wif e of Prophet Muhammad
    A ysha
                 (PBUH).
    A yshah      Wif e of the Holy Prophet (S.A .W).
    A zadeh      Princess.
    A zeemah     Great .
    A zeeza      Esteemed, precious, cherished.
    A ziman      Sky, heaven.
    A ziz        Friendship.
    A zizah      Esteemed, precious, cherished.
    A zka        Pious.
    A zma        Blessing of A llah.
    A zra        Maiden, Pious, Woman.
    A zraa       Unpierced pearl.
    A zzah       Young, f emale gazelle.
    A z-zahra    Excellent and smart.
    Badia        Unprecedented, A dmirable, Unique
    Badiyah      Desert.
    Badra        Full moon
    Badriyah     Resembling the f ull moon.
    Baha         Value, Worth.
    Bahar        Spring, Prime (of lif e), Bloom (of youth).
    Bahij        Splendid.
    Bahira       Dazzling, brilliant.
    Bahiya       Beautiful, Radiant
    Bahiyyah     Radiant, beautiful.
                 She was a devoted worshipper and ascetic of
    Bahriyah
                 Basrah. She used to say, "If the heart gives
    al-
                 up the passions (evil desires), it will then
    A abidah
                 demosticate knowledge." (A.N).
    Bakht        Lot, Fate, Portion.
    Bakhtaw
                 Fortunate, Lucky.
    ar
                 She was the daughter of Ahmad bin Mishqar,
    Balqees      and a distinguished woman of her times; she
                 was the wife of Sayfud-din al- Hanafi. (A.N).
    Balqis       Name of the queen of Shiba
                 Daughter of Abdullah al-Rumiyah; was a very
    Banaf sha    pious and generous woman who gave much
                 in charity (A.N).
    Banan        Delicate, finger tips.
    Banujah      The daughter of al-Mahdi.
                 Blessing; The nursemaid of the Prophet
                 (S.A.W), she had this name the kuniyah, Umm
    Barakah      Ayman (R.A) she was the mother of Usamah
                 bin Zayd and she died in the era of Sayyidina
                 Uthman (R.A).
                 Pious; The female freed slave of Sayyidina
                 Ayshah (R.A) a well-known female companion,
    Bareerah
                 she lived upto the times of Khalifah Yazid bin
                 Muawiyah (R.A).
    Bariah       Excelling
    Barika       Bloom, Be successful
                 She was the wunt of the Prophet (S.A.W),
                 daughter of Abdul Muttalib and mother of Abi
    Barrah       Salamah (R.A) also the name of the daughter
                 of Abi Tijarah al-Abdariyah who narrated from
                 the Prophet (S.A.W) (A.N).
    Barzah       She was a narrator of hadith.
    Basaaria     Beautiful, Prior
                 She was a slave girl of Ibn Naf ees; she
    Basbas
                 was beautif ul and had a melodeons voice.

    Baseema      Smiling
    Basheera     Bringer of good tidings, Joy
    Bashirah     Bringer of good tidings, joy.
    Basilah      Brave, fearless.
    Basimah      Smiling.
    Basmah       A smile.
                 She was the daughter of Munziq at-Tamimah
    Basoos
                 (A.N).
    Batinah      Hidden, Inner.
    Batool       A true devotee woman of Allah.
    Batrisyia    Intelligent.
    Bazilah      Clever, intelligent.
    Beena        Seeing, clear sighted.
    Beenish      Vision, sight; the faculty of seeing.
    Benzair      Incomparable.
    Bilqis       Queen of Sheeba.
    Binesh       Clever.
    Binish       Clever, Intelligent
    Birrah       Good Deed.
    Bisharah     A narrator of Hadith.
    Bisma        Smile
    Buhaysa
                 A narrator of hadith.
    h
    Buhayya
                 The name of a freed female slave.
    h
    Bunanah      Yazid al-Abshamiyah's daughter.
    Buqayrah     A narrator of Hadith.
                 She was al-Suraymiyah, and a very
                 dutif ul worshipper. She wept of ten so
    Burdah       she f inally lost her eye sight. When every
                 thing was quiet and motionless, she used
                 t o call out in a melancholy voice, O!
                 Habib (O loved one!) A .N.
                 She was a female companion (R.A) and also a
                 muhajirah, who migrated to Madinah; she
                 also narrated a Hadith quoting the Prophet;
                 "Apply yourself to glorifying Allah, saying
    Busayrah     there is not God but He and declaring His
                 Holiness; and count them in your fingures,
                 for (the fingers) will be questioned and asked
                 to speak; and do not be negligent and so be
                 deprived of mercy."
    Bushra       Glad, tidings, good news.
                 She was a companion who lived until the era
    Busrah
                 of Muawiyah.
    Buthayn
                 Of beautiful and tender body.
    ah
    Chaman       Garden, f rom Urdu Language.
    Chanda       Moon light
    Chandni      The moon's light
    Daania       Beautif ul.
    Daanya       Gif t of god, beautif ul.
    Daf iyah     Narrator of Hadith.
    Dahab        Gold
                 She was a scholar of religion and had
                 learnt f rom her brother al-Imam al-
    Dahma        Mahdi; she excelled in grammer and
                 literature and possessed knowledge of
                 other sciences and arts. (A .N.).
    Daleela      Guide, Proof .
    Daliya       Dahlia.
    Daneen       Princess.
    Daniya       Near, close.
    Darakhsh
                 Shinning.
    aan
    Darakhsh
                 Shinning.
    an
                                                                 Girl's Name




Daria           Learned, knowing.
Dawlat
                She was from a ruling family.
Khatoon
Deeba           Obedience.
Deema           Rainy Cloud.
Dema            The Rainy Cloud.
Dhakiyah        Bright, intelligent.
Dilshad
                She lived between 730-750.
Khatoon
Dina            Love.
Diqrah          A narrator of hadith.
Diyanah         Religion.
                Pray, a voice of heart, request to All-mighty
Doaa            Allah, a source of connection with God and
                Human.
Duaa            Prayer.
                Daughter of az-Zubayr and            a female
                companion (R.A) she said to the Prophet
                (S.A.W) that she intended to perform the
                pilgrimage but was suffering from pain. The
Duba'ah         Prophet (S.A.W) instructed her to assume the
                Ihram with the proviso saying, "O Allah, the
                place where I take off the Ihram will be where
                You restrain me." She was the wife of al-
                Miqdad bin al Aswan.
Dujanah         Rain.
Dunia           The world.
Durdanah        Pearl.

Durrah          Pearl.
                The beautif ul one to grow in peace and
Eiliyah
                love with God.
Eimaan          Faith.
Eiman           Faith.
Eliza           Unique, precious.
Elma            A pple.
Eman            Faith.
Enisa           Good f riend.
Eraj            Morning light.
Erina           Beautiful lady.
Ermina          Friendly.
Erum            Heaven
Esha'al         Protected by god.
Eshal           The name of flower in the heaven.
Ezzah           A person who gives the honour, respect.
Fadeelah        Superiority.
Fadila          Good looking, attractive.
Fadilah         Distinguished, learned.
Fadwah          Name derived f rom self -sacrif ice.
Fadyaa          Sacrif icing.
Faeezah         Leader
Faekah          Wise.
Faheema
                Intelligent.
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Fahima          Intelligent
Fahmida         Intelligent and Wise.
Faiha           Good smell from heaven.
Faiqa           Superior, Outstanding
Fairuzah        A precious gem
Faiza           Gain.
Faizah          Successful.
Fajr            The dawn, name of the morning prayer.
Fakeeha
                Cheerful.
h
Fakhirah        Splendid, Elegant.
Fakhra          Good, new.
Fakhtah         A dove.
Fakihah         Fruit.
Falak           Breeze.
Falaknaz        Sky.
Falaq           Break of dawn.
Falisha         Happiness
Famya           Good f ame.
                Name of a beautiful woman (wife of Murrah al-
Faqirah
                Asadi).
Fara            Sunset.
Farah           Joy.
Faraza          Success, height.
Fareedah        Unique precious gem.
Fareeha         Joyful, Happy.
Fareess         Life.
Farha           Happiness.
Farhana         Happiness.
Farhanah        Happy.
Farhat          Cheer, Pleasure.
Farheen         Jubilant.
Faria           Beautiful, kind and loving.
                Fariah or Furayah was the name of a female
                companion, daughter of Maalik bin sanan al-
Fari'ah
                Ansari and sister of Abu Saeed al-Khudri. She
                was called by either name.
Farida          Unique, Matchless.
Faridah         Unique, matchless, precious gem.
Fariha          Joyous.
Farihah         Brisk, Swift.
Fariza          Light.
Farkhand
                Happy, Lucky.
ah
Farqad          Name of a star.
Faryal          Angel.
Faryat          Delightful sun-shine.
Farzana         Intelligent, wise, learned.
Farzeen         Learned.
Faseehah        Eloquent.
Faseelah        Some distance.
Fatheha         Name of the first surah in the Quran.
Fathima         Daughter of the Prophet (PBUH).
Fathiya         Joy, Happiness, new begining.
Fatihah         Opening.
Fatim           A woman worthy of the ut-most praise
Fatimah         A daughter of the Prophet (S.A.W).
Fatin           Captivating, Alluring, Enchanting
Fatinah         Captivating, alluring, intelligent.
Fatma           My giving.
Fauzia          Succesful, Victorious.
Fawzia          Victorious.
Fawziyah        Successful.
Fayruz          Turquoise.
Fazluna         A flower in the desert.
Fazzilet        Blessings of Allah.
                A precious stone. Daughter of al-Mazfar, She
                was a scholar, narrator of Hadith and a very
Feerozah        righteous woman; she wrote a book of Hadith
                "Al-Arbaeen    Riwayat    as-salihat  an  As-
                salhiheen.
Feiyaz          Successful.
Female          A dd
Femida          Wise.
Fikriya         Wise.
Fir             A sharp weapon.
Firdaus         Jannat, Highest garden in paradise.
Firdaws         Highest garden in Paradise.
Firdous         Garden.
Firdowsa        Highest garden of paradise.
Fiza            Wind.
Forhana         Happy, Ecstatic.
Fozia           Successful and victorious.
Foziah          Successful.
Fudayl          Learned, Scholar.
Furayah         Handsome, Well-built.
Fusaylah        Some distance.
Fuseelah        Name of a narrator of hadith.
Gazala          Intelligent, charming
Ghadah          Beautif ul.
Ghalibah        Dominant.
Ghaliyah        Fragrant, beloved, valuable.
Ghaneem
                Spoils, booty.
ah
Ghania          Beautif ul
                A daughter of "A f eef bin A mr A bdul
Ghaniyah        Qays had this name; she was a very
                generous, philanthorpic woman.
Ghareeba
                Strange, f oreign.
h
Ghayda          Young and delicate.
Ghazal          She was a narrator of Hadith.
Ghazala         Deer, like a deer.
Ghaziyah        Female Warrior.
Ghitbah         She was a narrator of hadith.
Ghizlan         From gazzalle.
Ghuf ayra       This was the name of a very pious woman
h               who kept vigil in the night.
                Her kuniyah was Umm Sulaym; she was a
Ghumays         front-rank companion (R.A) and narrated
a               ahadith; she died in the times of Sayyidina
                Uthman (R.A).
Ghusoon         Branches of a tree
Ghuzayy
                She was a narrator of hadith.
ah
Gulbano         Rose.
Gul-e-
                Sweet-smelling rose.
Rana
Hilwana         Lovely, beautiful.
Hind            India.
Hindah          Wife of Abu Sufyan.
Hira            Darkness.
                Mount Hirah, named after the mountain where
Hirah           the Holy Qur'an was delivered to Prophet
                Muhammed (PBUH).
Hoda            Wealth.
Hodan           Guidance.
Hoor            A virgin maiden of Paradise for its dwellers.
Hooria          Angel of Heaven.
Hooriya         Angel
Horia           Angel.
Hubaysh
                She was a poetess.
ah
Hubba           Daughter of Maalik bin Amr al-Adwaniyah.
Huda            Right guidance.

                Attack; This was the name of Huyama al-
                Awsabiyah al-Danishqiyah; she was a jurist of
Hujayma         great rank and a very pious woman; however,
h               another greater woman, wife of Abu Darda,
                was known as Umm Darda, she had this name
                and she was a narrator of Hadith.

Hujayrah        She was a narrator of hadith.
                She was the daughter of Umaymah daughter
Hukayma         of Ruqayqah (R.A) a companion; another
h               woman by this name, daughter of Mahmood
                bin Muhammad was a reciter of the Quran.
Huma            An Imaginary bird.
                From the arabic name meaning reddish! Title
Humaira         name of Aisha (R.A) one who strives to
                achieve her utmost best!
Humayda
                She was a narrator of hadith.
h
Humayra
                Red.
h
Humera          The imaginary bird who soars the highest.
Humra           Beautiful, Rose.
Hunayda
                She was a narrator of hadith.
h
Hurya           Angel
Husn            Beauty
Husna           Beautiful.
Husniya         Beautiful
                A slave girl belonging to Haroon al-Rashid
Inan
                (Fih).
Inas            Sociability, geniality.
Inaya           Concern, Solicitude.
Inayah          Concern.
Inga            Powerful.
Insha           Creat ion, origination.
Intessar        Victory
Intisar         Triumph.
Iqra            To recite.
Iraj            Flower.
Iram            Garden in heaven.
Irem            A Garden in Heaven
Irsa            Rainbow.
Isbah           Light.
Isha            Night Prayer.
Ishaal          Heaven's flower.
Ishraq          The coming up of the sun.
Isir            Inspiritional, strong.
Isma            Safeguarding.
Ismat           Pious.
Isra            Walking in the night, Journeys by night.
Istabraq        Brocade.
Izdihar         Flourishing, blooming.
                Higher poistion, Esteemed previledge &
Izma
                honour.
Izz       an-
                She was a narrator of Hadith.
Nisa
                Slave girl. The daughter of Umar bin Mumal
                was named Jariyah. Before he had become a
Izzah           Muslim, she was the slave of Umar (R.A) and
(Izzat)         he used to trash her very harshly that she
                might revoke Islam but she did not and
                finally he himself became a Muslim.
Janan           Heart, Soul.
Jannah          Heaven, paradise.
Jaseena         Nice Heart.
Jasmin          Flower.
Jasmina         Flower.
Jasrah          She was a narrator of Hadith.
Javairea        Mysterious.
Jawahir         Precious stones, jewels.
Jawhara
                Jewel, gem.
h
Jaza            Reward, compensation.
Jazeera         Island.
Jazira          Island.
Jaziya          Granting.
Jehaan          Creative mind.
Jehan           Beautiful Flower.
Jemimah         Beautiful.
Jenna           Heaven, Paradise.
Jennah          Paradise.
Jessenia        Flower.
Jian            Life.
Jihan           Heavenly Place.
                She was the daughter of Wahb; she was a
Judamah
                companion and a narrator of Hadith.
Jumaana         Silver Pearl.
Jumayma
                Name of a female companion.
h
Jumayna
                Gem, name of a female companion.
h
Junainah        Garden of paradise.
Junnut          Heaven.
Juwariya
                She was the wife of the Prophet (S.A.W).
h
Khayrah         Good.
Khayriya
                Charitable, good.
h
Khayriyy
                Charitable.
ah
Khazana
                Treasure.
h
Khidrah         Green.
Khudrah         Greenery.
Khulayba
                This was the name of an Arab poetess.
h
Khulud          Immorality.
Khusbak
                Lucky.
ht
Khuwayl
                Gazelle.
ah
Khuzama
                Lavender.
h
Kiswar          Territory.
Koila           Charcoal.
Komal           Beautiful.
Komila          Complete.
                A distinguished woman of her times was so
                named; she was the daughter of Sad al-
                Aslamiyah and she offered allegiance (bayah)
Kuaybah         to the Prophet (S.A.W) after hijrah; she
                treated the ill and performed surgery on
                Saeed bin Muuaz when he was hit in the
                Battle of Trenches.
                Name of a pious woman who was a good
Kuhaylah
                speaker.
                Daughter of Ahmad bin Ali al-Asiwatiyah was a
                righteous woman who had memorised the
                Quran; there were many other women of this
Kulthum
                name including a daughter of the Prophet
                (S.A.W) a daughter of Sayyidina Abu Bakar
                (R.A) etc.
Kunza           Hidden treasure.
Kurat-ul-
                Coolness of eyes.
A in
Kuwaysa
                Pretty.
h
Kwairah         The prettiest.
Kyda            Preserved, Strong.
Layyah          Twist, Flexure.
Leena           Plant of dates, soft, mild, clemency.
Leila           Night.
Leilah          Night
Leyla           Night.
Liba            Most Beautif ul (Hoor in jannah).
Lina            Palm tree.
Liyana          Softness, tenderness.
Lu Luah         She was a narrator of Hadith.
Lubabah         The innermost essence.
Lubena          Purity.
Lubna           Storaz, Systrax.
Lujaina         Silver
Lu'lu           Pearls.
Lutf iyah       Delicate, graceful.
                One who posses an inspiring and great
Omera           personality, enjoys having a positive
                attitude.
Pakeeza
                Pure.
h
Parinda         Bird.
Pariza          Fairy, f lower.
Parveen         Very Noble.
Parvina         Shining star.
Ruhee           Soul, a f lower, who touches the heart.
Ruhi            Soul.
Ruhina          Sweet f ragrence.
                It is the name of one of the daughters of
Rukayat         the Prophet , it means one who A llah
                loves.
Rukhsaar        Cheek, Face.
Rukhsan
                Beautif ul.
a
Rukhsar         Cheek.
Ruksana         Beautif ul, persian princess.
Ruksha          Beautif ul.
Rumaisa         Bunch of f lowers.
Rumana          Romantic, loving.
Rumeha          Beautif ul Stone.
Ruqaya          Daughter of the Prophet (S.A .W).
                Gentle; name of the daughter of the
Ruqayya
                Prophet (S.A .W).
Ruqayya         The daughter of the prophet Muhammed
h               (S.A .W).
Ruquaiya        Daughter of the Prophet (S.A .W).
Saadia          Lucky.
Saadiya         Flower.
Saaleha         Flower.
Saaliha         Pure pios and devoted.
Saarah          Happy, pure.
Saba            Sheba.
Sabburah        Very patient, enduring.
Sabeen          Cool breeze of the morning.
Sabeeya
                Baby girl.
h
Sabiha          Beautif ul.
Sabihah         Beautif ul, gracef ul.
Sabina          Flower.
Sabiqah         Past.
Sabirah         Patient, perseverant.
Sabreen         Patience, endurance.
Sabrin          Patience.
Sabriyah        Patient, preservant.
Sabuhi          Morning Star
Sadaf           Shell, Oyster, Pearl.
Sadia           Lucky.
Sadiah          Good luck.
Sadiqa          Honest, truthf ul.
Sadiqah         Truthf ul, sincere.
Sadiyah         Blessed.
Sadoof          Name of a poet ess.
                This was the name of the f reed slave of
Tuf aylah       al-Waleed bin A bdullah; she transmitted
                Hadith f rom Sayyidah A yshah (R.A ).
Tulayhah        She was a narrator of Hadith.
Tumadur         Old A rabic name.
Ubah            Flower.
Udaysah         She was a narrator of Hadith.
Ugbaad          Roses.
Ujala           Light of the universe.
Ulf ah          Friendship, harmony, love.
Umaiza          Bright, beautif ul and sof t hearted.
Umamah          Proper name.
Umayma
                Young mother.
h
Umaynah         She was a narrator of Hadith.
Umayrah         She was the daughter of A lqamah.
Umm
                One with round f ace.
Kulthum
Ummayy
                She was a narrator of Hadith.
ah
Umm-e-
                The mother of kulsum.
kulsum
Umnia           Gif t.
Unaysah         Friendly; A f f able.
Unaza           The one and only.
Uroosa          Bride, happiness.
Urshia          One who belongs in the skies.
Ushna           Beautif ul girl.
Uswa            Sunnah, practice.
Utaybah         A narrator of Hadith.
Uzma            Great est.
Valiqa          Trustworthy.
Vardah          Rose.
Varisha         Lightning.
                Female Minister; The daughter of Yahya
Wazeera         bin Muhammad al-Hayuwi al-Tughli was
                so named; she was a narrator of Hadith.

Widad           Love, f riendship.
Wijdan          Sentiment.
Wisal           Communion in love.
Wiyyam          Truthf ul, loving.
Yalina          Sof t, gentle.
                A n early woman who gave            much in
Yalqoot
                charity.
Yamama
                Valley in A rabia.
h
Yamina          Right, Proper.
Yaminah         Right and proper.
Yara            Little Butterf ly.
Yashal          Freshness, greenry.
                Sweet-smelling f lower. A mong er work is
                a commentry on Surah al-Baqarah, she is
Yasmeen
                mentioned by Salahuddin al-Saf di in his
ah
                book as one of the distinguished people
                of Egypt.
Yasmin          Jasmine f lower.
Yasmina         A beautif ul f lower that shines.
Yasmine         Flower
Yasna           It means white rose in arabic.
Yassama
                The f lower Jasmin.
n
Yelda           Dark night.
Yumna           Good f ortune, success.
                Easy. One of the f irst two swear
                allegiance (bayah) to the Prophet
Yusayrah        (S.A .W) among the A nsar (but it is also
                said that she was among the Muhajirs
                (Emigrants).
Yusra           Prosperous.
Yusur           Prosperous.
Zaahirah        Guest.
Zaara           Beautif ul Flower.
Zaeemah         Leader
Zaf eerah       Firm.
Zaf irah        Victorious.
Zaf reen        Victorious, Knowledgable.
Zahabiya        Gold.
Zahara          Flower, beauty, star.
Zaheen          Intelligent.
Zaheerah        Helper, A ssistant.
Zahidah         A bstinent.
Zahira          Blossoming f lower.
Zahirah         Obvious.
Zahra           Beautif ul.
Zahraa          Lady of Jannah.
Zahrah          Beauty, the planet venus.
Zaid            Growth, Increase.
                She was a very devoted worshipper
                about    whose worship the Prophet
Zaida
                (S.A .W) also learnt; she was the f reed
                slave of Sayyidina Umar bin al-Khattab.
Zaina           Beautif ul
Zairah          Visitor.
Zaiton          Olive.
Zakirah         One who remembers A llah regularly.
Zakiyah         Intelligent.
                This was the name of a distinguished
Zalf a          woman of her times, she was Hajib
                known as Umm al-Hajib A bdul Malik.
Zameela
                Companion.
h
Zameena         Intelligent, Intellectual.
Zamrud          She was a narrator of Hadith.
Zanyah          Beautif ul f lower.
Za'nyah         Beautif ul, unique.
Zara            Bright as the dawn.
Zareena         Gold
Zareenah        A companion of Prophet (S.A .W).
Zarif ah        Beauty, smart.
Zarina          Beautif ul.
Zariya          Beauty and light.
Zariyah         Queen.
Zarmina         Lovely and precious gold.
Zarqa           Blue.
Zarrah          She was a narrator of Hadith.
                                                        Girl's Name




Zartaj      Queen.
Zayaan      Somet hing beautif ul.
Zayb        A dornment.
Zayba       A dornment; Beauty.
            Proper    Name,   Name    of   Prophet 's
Zaynab
            Daughter.
Zaynah      Beautif ul.
Zaytoon     Olive.
Zaytoona
            (A single) Olive.
h
Zeba        Beauty.
Zeena       Ornament, Somet hing beautif ul.
Zeenat      Gorgeous.
Zehna       Beautif ul.
Zehra       Flower.
Zenia       Flower.
Zerina      Princess, Smart, Inteligent.
Zhalay      Dew.
Zia         Light, Splendid.
Zinah       Beauty.
Zinet a     Beautif ul ornament.
Zinneera
            Name of a sahabiah.
h
Ziyan       Beauty, ornament. From Zeenat.
Zoeya       Lif e.
Zoha        Light.
Zoharin     Dawn, light of day
Zohha       Hope, Shining light.
Zohra       Venus, jewels of sky.
Zohura      Beautif ul, innocent and caring.
Zonira      Precious Stone, Expensive Jewel.
Zorah       Dawn.
Zouf isha
            Moonlight.
n
Zoya        A live, lif e and joyous.
Zoya        Loving & caring.
Zubaria     Blooming f lower.
Zubash      Silver.
            This was the name of the daughter of
Zubayda
            Jaf ar Mansoor and the wif e of Khalif ah
h
            Haroon Rasheed.
Zubdah      Butter.
Zubi        Loving and understanding.
Zuhaira     Courage.
Zuharah     Planet Venus.
Zuhayra     Courage.
Zuhera      Name of a planet .
Zuhra       A star's name, brilliance.
Zuhrah      Brilliance.
Zuhur       Flowers.
Zulaykha    She was a narrator of Hadith.
Zulekha     Brilliant beauty.
Zulf a      First part of the night.
Zulf ah     Nearness, closeness.
Zumzum      Sweet water of paradise.
Zunairah    Flower f ound in paradise.
Zynah       Beautif ul.
Zyva        Brightness, radiant, splendor
                                                          Girl's Name




Aabidah       Worshipper; devotee; devout.                                           Anaan          Clouds
Aadab         Hope and need                                                          Anbar          Perfume; Ambergris
Aadilah       Just; upright; sincere; righteous.                                     Aneesa         Friendly; of good company
              A prosperous, happy and fortunate lady; name of the sacred
Aa'ishah      wife of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam; Aboo Bakr's           Anwaar         Rays of light
              (RA) daughter.
Aakifah       A lady who worships Allah in solitude.                                 Aqeelah        A wise and intelligent lady; a sensible lady; name of lady sahaabi.
Aalia         Exalted; Highest social standing                                       Areebah        Witty and smart
Aamaal        Hopes; Aspirations                                                     Areej          Pleasent smell
Aaminah       A lady of peace and harmony. Name of the beloved mother of             Aroob          (Woman) Loving to her husband
              Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.
Aamirah       An occupant of an abode one who makes Umrah or Ziyaarah;               Arwa           Female mountain goat
              abundant treasurer
Aanisah       A pious-hearted lady; good-natured; compatible.                        Asah           Plant known for its greeness
Aaqilah       Wise; Sensible; intelligent.                                           Asalah         Purity
Aarifah       A lady possessing knowledge of Allah and His kingdom; a                Aseelah        One belonging to a great heritage and family
              devotee.
Aasimah       Safe; chaste; virtuous; a title for the holy city of Madinah.          Asiya          One who tends to the weak and heals them
              A mansion with solid foundation or pillars; a queen with a
Aasiyah       powerful dynasty; name of Fir'own's wife who had been executed         Asma           Daughter of Abu Bakr
              by Fir'own after he discovered her Imaan.
Aasmaa                                                                               Asmaa          Plural of ism meaning names. Name of the beloved daughter
              Excellent; Precious
                                                                                                    of Aboo Bakr (RA).
Aatikah       A lady who is richly perfumed.                                         Atiyyah        A grant; a gift; bounty; present.
Aatiqah       Emancipated; a beautiful lady; of honourable family back-              Ayeh           Sign; distinct
              ground.
Aatirah       Of good fragrance; a connoisseur of fragrance.                         Azeemah        Great; encompassing; dignified.
Abeer         Fragrance                                                              Azeeza         Esteemed; Precious; Cherished
Ablaa         Perfectly formed                                                       Azeezah        Dear; respected; esteemed; precious; rare; powerful.
Adeela        Equal                                                                  Azhaar         Flowers; Blossoms
                                                                                                    A young lady: an unpierced pearl retaining its pristine beauty;
Afaf          Chastity                                                               Azraa          the title attributed to Maryam (AS), the mother of Eesaa
                                                                                                    (AS).
Afeefah       Pure; chaste; modest; decent; upright.                                 Azza           Young female gazelle
Afraa         White                                                                  Baasima        Smiling
Afraa’        A lady with a fair complexion; a buck.                                 Badriya        Resembling full moon
Afrah         Happiness                                                              Baheera        Dazzling; Brilliant
Ahd           Pledge; Knowledge                                                      Bahiyaa        Beautiful; Radiant
Ahlam         Witty; one who has pleasent dreams;imaginative                         Balqis         The name of the Queen of Sheba
Aida          Visiting; Returning                                                    Banan          Finger tips
Aisha         Living; Prosperous; Prophet`s Wife (P.B.U.H.)                          Baraa'a        Excelling
Alia          Exalted; Highest social standing                                       Baseema        Smiling
Almas         Diamond                                                                Basheera       Bringer of good tidings
Amal          Hope; Aspiration                                                       Basma          A smile
Amani         Wishes; Aspirations                                                    Batool         Ascetic virgin
Amatullah     Female servant of Allah                                                Bushra         Good omen
Amatullah     Servant of Allah; name of a sahaabi (RA).                              Buthayna       Of beautiful and tender body
Ameena        Trustworthy; Faithful                                                  Dhuha          Forenoon
Ameenah       Trustworthy; faithful; honest.                                         Faadhilah      An accomplished lady; surplus; knowledge and virtue.
Ameera        Leader; Princess                                                       Faaizah        Successful; prosperous; victorious.
              A lady with strong Imaan; tolerant; a lady who is most punctual in
Ammaarah      carrying out the commandments of Allah Ta'ala; name of a               Faakhirah      Excellent; precious; honourable.
              sahaabi.




              The baby girl who is weaned; name of the beloved daughter of
Faatimah                                                                             Hana           Happiness
              Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam and wife of Ali (RA).
Faatin        Captivating                                                            Hanan    Mercy
Faatina       Captivating                                                            Haneefa  True believer
Fadheela      Virtue                                                                 Haneefah One who rejects falsehood and follows the truth.
Fadheelah     Excellent; perfection; virtue; knowledge.                              Haniya   Pleased; Happy
Fadwa         Name derived from self-sacrifice                                       Haseenah A beautiful lady; a girl with an attractive face.
Faheemah      Intelligent; learned.                                                  Hasna    Beautiful
Faiza         Victorious; Winner                                                     Hasnaa   A pious lady, a beautiful lady.
                                                                                              A beautiful girl with a ruddy complexion and somewhat dark
Falak         Star                                                                   Haw-waa lips, name of the wife of Aadam alayhis-salaam-mother of
                                                                                              mankind
Fareeda   Unique                                                                     Hayaam   Deliriously in love
Fareedah  Unique; singular; precious.                                                Hayat    Life
Fareeha   Happy; Joyful                                                              Hessa    Destiny
Farhaanah Glad; joyful                                                               Hind     Proper name
Farhat    Delight; pleasure; joy.                                                    Hooriya  Angel
Fatima    Prophet`s daughter (Literally: accustom)                                   Huda     Right guidance
Fawziya                                                                              Huma     A bird which lives in a quiet area and whenever it flies to the city it
              Successful; Victorious
                                                                                              fills the people with joy
Fawziyah      Victorious; successful; one who has attained salvation.                Humayraa A beautiful girl with a ruddy complexion, white; Aa'ishah's
                                                                                              (RA) title.
          A
Fay-yaadhah lady who confers great favours; most generous and                        Husn           Beauty
          bountiful.
Firdoos   Paradise                                                                   Husnaa         Most pious; most beautiful; most precious.
Firdows   A garden; paradise; a bed of roses.                                        Ibtihaaj       Joy
Firyal    Name                                                                       Iffat          Purity: chastity; modesty; virtue; abstinence.
Ghaada    Beautiful                                                                  Ikraam         Honor; Hospitality; Generosity
Ghaaliya  Fragrant                                                                   Ilhaam         Intuition
Ghaydaa   Young and delicate                                                         Iman           Faith; Belief
Ghazaalah A young deer; gazelle; the sun                                             Imtithal       (Polite) Obedience
Ghusoon   Branches (tree)                                                            Inaam          Act of kindness; Benefaction; Bestowal
Haadiya   Guide to righteousness                                                     Inas           Sociability
Haafizah      Guardian; protector; a lady who has memorized the entire Qur'aan.      Inaya          Concern; Solicitude
Haala         Aureole                                                                Intisaar       Triumph
Haarisah      Guard; protector.                                                      Ismat          Chastity; honour; protection.
Haarithah     A (lady) farmer or cultivator; lioness.                                Izdihaar       Flourishing; Blossoming
              Beloved; another name for the holy city of Madinah
Habeebah      Munawwarah; Most pious; most beautiful; name of a lady sahaabi         Jala           Clarity; Elucidation
              (RA).
Hadiya        Gift                                                                   Jameela        Beautiful
Hafeezah      Guardian; protector.                                                   Jameelah       A beautiful and elegant lady.
Hafsa         Name of the sacred wife of our beloved Rasool alayhis-salaam and       Janaan         Heart or soul
              the daughter of Umar radhiyallahu-anhu.
Haifa         Slender; of beautiful body                                             Jumaana        Silver pearl
Haleema       Gentle; Patient                                                        Juwairiyyah Name of a sacred wife of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam
         A lady with a tenacity of patience and perseverance; name of
Haleemah the lady who had breast-fed Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-                 Kaamilah       Complete; perfect
         wasallam.
Hameeda Praiseworthy                                                                 Kaamla         Perfect
Hameedah One who praises Allah, the praised one; one worthy of praise.               Kameela        Most perfect




Kareema   Generous; Noble                                                            Malak          Angel
Kareemah A generous lady; bountiful; something invaluable.                           Maleeha        A beautiful and charming lady.
Kauthar   Name of a fountain in Jannah                                               Manaal         Attainment; Achievement
Kawkab    Satellite                                                                  Manaar         Guiding light (lighthouse)
Kawthar   River in Paradise                                                          Maraam         Aspiration
Khaalidah Permanent; long-living; one who does not grow weak even                    Maryam         Name of Mother of Jesus
          after attaining old age; name of a sahaabi (RA).
Khadeeja                                                                             Maryam         Name of the mother of Sayyidona Easaa alayhis-salaam and
              Prophet`s Wife (P.B.U.H.)
                                                                                                    daughter of Imraan alayhis-salaam.
Khadeejah     Name of the beloved wife of Rasoolullah (sallallaahu-alayhi-           Mas'oodah      Present; manifest.
              wasallam).
Khairiya      Charitable; Good                                                       Ma'soomah Innocent; protected.
Khalida       Immortal                                                               Mateenah Strong; solid; of resolute mind.
Khawlah       A buck; deer; name of a well-known sahaabi (RA).                       Mawiya    Old Arabic name
Khawlah       Proper name                                                            May            Old Arabic name
Khayrun-Nisaa best amongst ladies; the most beautiful amongst ladies
           The                                                                       Maysaa         To walk with a swinging gait
Khulood       Immortality                                                            Maysoon        Of beautiful face and body
Kouther       River in Jennah (paradise)                                             Mayyada        To walk with a swinging gait
Kulthoom      A lady with rosy, healthy cheeks; name of the beloved daughter of      Moonisah       An intimate friend.
              Rasoolullah sallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.
Kulthoom      Prophet`s Daughter (P.B.U.H.)                                          Mubeenah Menifest; clear.
Laa’iqah      Worthy; deserving; capable; decent.                                    Mufeeda  Useful
Lama          Darkness of lips                                                       Muhja    Heart's blood; Soul
Lamees        Soft to the touch                                                      Mujeebah One who answers or grants something.
Lamya         Dark-lipped                                                            Mu'minah A lady who believes or has Imaan in Allah; a lady who offers
                                                                                              peace and harmony.
Lateefa       Gentle; Kind                                                           Mumtaaz  Distinguished; exalted.
Lateetah      Pleasantry; humour.                                                    Muna     Wish; Desire
              Name of the beloved mistress of Majnoon in the famous tales
Laylaa                                                                               Munaw-war Brilliant; illuminated; full of light.
              of Laylaa Majnoon, also the name of a lady sahaabi (RA).
Leena         Tender                                                                 Muneebah One who turns towards Allah Ta'ala; one who repents.
Lubaaba       The innermost essence                                                  Muneera  Illuminating; Shedding light
Lubnaa        A tree yielding a milk-like liquid which is even sweeter than honey.   Muneerah       Brilliant; shinning; something that reflects light.
Maajidah      Glorious; honourable; generous.                                        Musheera       Giving counsel
Maariyah      A lady with fair complexion; name of one the sacred wives of           Na’eemah       Na’eemah
              Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.
Madeeha       Praiseworthy                                                           Naadhirah One with healthy and happy looks; a bright face reflecting
                                                                                               luster and Noor
Maha          Gazelle                                                                Naadirah  Rare; choice; precious
Mahdiyyah     A rightly-guided lady.                                                 Naafi’ah  Profitable; advantageous; useful; beneficial; good
MahmoodahPraiseworthy; praised; elegant.                                             Naa-ilah  Something worthy acquiring; name of the wife of Hadhrat
                                                                                               Uthmaan (Radhiallaahu Anhu)
Maimoona Auspicious; Blessed                                                         Naa-irah  Shining; glittering
Maimoonah Blessed; of good fortune.                                                  Naajidah  Courageous; a lady who accomplished difficult tasks
Maisa     Walking with proud swinging gait                                           Naasirah  Helper; aide; precious
Majeeda   Glorious                                                                   Nabeeha   Intelligent
Majeedah      Noble; exalted.                                                        Nabeela   Noble
Majida        Glorious                                                               Nabeelah Beautiful; intelligent; dexterous
Makaarim      Of good and honorable character                                        Nada      Generosity; Dew




Nadeeda       Equal (to another person); Rival                                       Nazeera     Like; Equal; Matching
                                                                                                 Anything offered as a token of respect; anything given as
Nadeemah A companion; friend                                                         Nazeerah    sacrifice; a child who has been dedicated by his parents to
                                                                                                 serve Allah
Nadia         The begining, first                                                    Nazeeya     Optimistic and full of hope
Nadira        Rare, Precious                                                         Nazheerah Alike; resembling; female head of a group
Nadwa         Council                                                                Nesayem     Flower
Naeema                                                                               Ni’mat      A gift or blessing from Allah Ta’ala; boon; grace; comforts of
              Blessing; Loan
                                                                                                 life
Naeema        Living a soft, enjoyable life                                          Nibaal      Arrows
Nafeesa       Precious thing                                                         Nida        Call
Nafeesah      Refined; pure; choice; exquisite                                       Nimaat      Blessings; Loans
Naghmah       Melody; song                                                           Ni-shaat    Cheerfulness; joy; sprightliness
Naheedah      Soft butter; honourable; attractive                                    Noor        Light
Nahla         A drink (of water)                                                     Noorun-NisaaThe light of the ladies or the most beautiful among ladies
Naila         Acquirer; Obtainer                                                     Nouf        Highest point on a mountain
Najaah        Success                                                                Nudhar      Gold
Najat         Safety                                                                 Nuha        Intrelligence; Mind
Najeeba       Of noble birth                                                         Nusayba     Proper name
Najeebah      Excellent; noble; generous; praiseworthy                               Nusrat      Help; aid; support
Najeedah      Brave; a lady who accomplishes difficult tasks                         Nuzha       Pleasure trip; Excursion spot
Najiya        Safe                                                                   Nuzhat / Nuzhah
                                                                                                 Freshness; cheerfulness
Najla         Of wide eyes                                                           Qamar       The Moon
Najmah        Star; a fine species of grass
                                                                                                 A girl who is free from
                                                                                     Qudsiyyah, Qud-doosiyyah any physical or moral defects; a
                                                                                                 blessed girl; a pious girl; celestial
Najmus-Sahar morning star
          The                                                                        Ra’nna      Lovely; beautiful; graceful; delicate.
Najwa     Confidential talk; Secret conversation                                     Raadhiyah Pleased; happy; contented.
Najya     Victorious                                                                 Raaida      Leader
Nak-hat   Fragrance                                                                  Raashidah Pious; righteous; follower of the right path.
Narjis    A flower resembling the eye; narcissus                                     Raawiya     Transmitter (of ancient Arabic poetry)
Naseelah  Honey that flows from the comb                                             Rabab       White cloud
Naseemah Zephyr; fragrant or cool breeze                                             Rabeea      Garden
Naseerah  A helper; friend; name of a Sahaabi lady (Radhiallaahu Anha)               Rabee'ah    Abounding in green foliage.
Nashida   Student                                                                    Radhiyaa    Content; Satisfied
Nashita   Energetic and full of life                                                 Radhiyyah Pleased; delighted; contented.
Nasiha    One who gives valuable advice                                              Radhwa      Name of mountain in Medina
Nasira    Victorious, helper                                                         Ra'eesah    Leader; chief; princess; a noble lady; a wealthy lady.
Nasreen   A white rose; Jericho rose                                                 Rafa        Happiness; Prosperity
Nawal     Gift                                                                       Rafee’ah    High; sublime; exalted; a lady of honour and nobility.
Nawar     Flower                                                                     Rafeeqah    Friend; associate; companion; a soft - and kind-hearted lady.
Nay-yar   Luminous; shining                                                          Raghd       Pleasant
Nazaaha   Purity; Righteousness;Honesty                                              Raheemah Kind; affectionate.
Nazeefah      Clean; neat; chaste                                                    Raihaanah A bouquet of flowers; a sweet-smelling flower; name of a
                                                                                                 sahaabi.
Nazeeha       Honest                                                                 Raja        Hope




Rana                                                                                 Salaamah       Salvation; peace; free from blemish; ease; name of a sahaabi
              To gaze; Look
                                                                                                    (RA).
Rand          Tree of good scent                                                     Saleema        Safe; Healthy
Raniya                                                                               Saleemah       Mild; affable; healthy; without defect; protected from calamities;
              Gazing
                                                                                                    having a calm and serene disposition; tolerant.
Rasha         Young gazelle                                                          Salma          Peaceful
Rasheeda                                                                             Salmaa         Name of an extremely beautiful Arab lady. Therefore,
              Wise; Mature
                                                                                                    metaphorically, a beloved could be called 'Salmaa'.
Rasheedah Righteous; of good character; one who leads onto the right                 Salmah         To obey; to bow the head in submission and obedience.
          path.
Rawdha    Garden                                                                     Salwa    Quail; Solace
Raya      Sated with drink                                                           Samaah   Generosity
Reem      Gazelle                                                                    Samar    Evening conversations
Reema     White antelope                                                             Sameeha Generous
RidhwaanahPleasure; contentment.                                                     Sameenah A healthy girl; fertile land without rock and stone.
Rif’at    Dignity; exaltation; eminence, nobility.                                   Sameera  Entertaining companion (woman)
Rukan     Steady; Confident                                                          Sameerah One who narrates stories in the night; a story-teller.
Rumaanah A pomegranate seed.                                                         Sana     Resplendence; Brilliance
Ruqaiyah  Name of the beloved daughter of Rasoolullah                                Saudah   Name of one of the honourable wives of Rasoolullah
          sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.                                                        sallallaahu- alayhi-wasallam.
Ruqaya    Name of the Prophet's daughter                                             Sawda    Proper name
Ruwayda   Walking gently                                                             Sawsan   Lily of the valley
Sa’eedah  Fortunate; auspicious; august; venerable; name of a sahaabi                Shaadiya       Singer
          (RA).
Saabira   Patient                                                                    Shaahidah Witness; name of a sahaabi (RA).
Saabirah  One who endures hardships stoically and with great                         Shaakirah      Grateful; contented.
          endurance.
Saadiqah      True; sincere; faithful; veracious; a lady word is her honour.         Shafee'ah      Intercessor; mediator.
Saahirah      Earth; moon; a spring which flows constantly.                          Shafeeqah Affectionate; compassionate; a kind-hearted friend.
Saajidah                                                                             Shahlaa   Having grey eyes with a shade of red; a species of the
              Prostrating in prayer (salaah); one who makes sajdah.
                                                                                               Nacissus flower
Saaliha       Good; Useful                                                           Shajee'ah Brave; bold; Courageous.
Saalihah      Virtuous; a chaste woman; righteous.                                   Shakeelah Comely; beautiful; well-formed; well-shaped.
Saalima       Safe; Healthy                                                          Shamaamah The fragrance of scent or itr; perfume.
Saamiya       Elevated; Lofty                                                        Shameelah Natural disposition; character; quality; virtue; a Young shoot; a
                                                                                               but.
Saarah        Name of the sacred wife of Ibraaheem (AS); mother of Is-haaq           Shameemah Fragrant; sweet-smelling scent; a sweet breeze.
              (AS). It means sheet or veil.
Saar-rah      A lady whose charming manner causes joy and happiness.                 Shamoodah Diamond.
Sabeehah      Beautiful; handsome; a lady with a fair complexion.                    Shareefa       Noble
              Good fortune; happiness; blessed; name of the lady who had
Sa'diyah      breastfed Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam - Haleemah           Shareefah      Nobel; eminent; legitimate; gentle; urbane.
              Sa'diyah.
Safa          Clarity; Purity; Serenity                                              Sharfaa’       A most noble and honourable lady; name of a sahaabi (RA).
Safiya        Untroubled; Serene; Pure; Best friend                                  Shatha         Aromatic
              Pure; righteous; the most valuable portions of the spoils of
Safiyyah      battle; a palm tree bearing much fruit; name of one of the             Sihaam         Arrows
              honorable wives of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.
Sagheerah                                                                            Sughraa        Small; smallest; name of the younger daughter of Imaam Husain
              Small; Slender; tender.
                                                                                                    (RA).
Sahar         Dawn                                                                   Suha           Name of a star
Sahla         Smooth; Soft (ground); Fluent; Flowing (style)                         Suhailah       Canopy; tent; marquee.
Saiyidah      Lord; chief.                                                           Suhair         Proper name
Sakeena       God-inspired peace of mind; Tranquility                                Suhayla        Smooth; Soft (ground); Fluent; Flowing (style)
Sakeenah      Comfort; ease; something. Meaning is same as above.                    Suhayma        Small arrow




Sukainah      Diminutive of sakeenah. Meaning is same as above                       Yakootah       Emerald
Sultaanah     Queen; ruler.                                                          Yamha          Dove
Sumaiyaa      Proper name                                                            Yasirah        Lenient
Sumaiyah      Name of a lady sahaabi (RA) who was the first amongst                  Yasmeen        Jasmine
              ladies to be martyred for Islaam.
Taahira       Pure; Chaste                                                           Yumn           Good fortune; Success
Taahirah      Pure; chaste; pious; clean                                             Yusraa         Proper name
Tamadhur      Proper name                                                            Zaafira        Victorious; Successful
Taroob                                                                               Zaahidah       A hermit; a lady who renounces this world and devotes herself
              Merry
                                                                                                    fully to Allah.
Taybah        Pure; excellent; another name for the holy city of Madinah             Zaahirah       A blooming flower; of bright and lovely colour, lofty.

Tayyibah      Good; sweet; agreeable; pure; chaste; Halaal; blessed; an              Zaakirah       One who constantly remembers and glorifies Allah.
              attribute of Madinah
Thameenah Costly; valuable, precious; excellent; exquisite.                          Zaakiyah       A lady with keen perception and a sharp mind; an intelligent
                                                                                                    lady.
Thanaa        Thankfulness                                                           Zaheerah       An ally; an associate; a protector
Thanaa’       Praise; applause; eulogy; glorification.                               Zahira         Shining; Luminous
Tharaa        Wealth                                                                 Zahraa         White
Tharwat                                                                              Zahraa’        Beautiful; also the name of The Lady of Jannah, Faatamaah
              Wealth; power; influence.
                                                                                                    (RA).
Thuraya       Star                                                                   Zahrah         Flower; Beauty; Star
              Clustre of seven brilliant stars in Taurus, commonly known as
Thuria-yaa                                                                           Zahrah         Spirit; courage; power; freshness; flower.
        the 'seven sisters'; a wealthy lady; lustre; chandelier.
        Name of the lady who had breastfed Rasoolullah sallallaahu
Umme-Ayman
        alayhiwasallam whom The Prophet sallallaahu-alayhi-                          Zaina          Beautiful
        wasallam used to address as 'mother'.
                                                                                                    Name of a beautiful tree exuding fragrance; name of the elder
Umme-Haanee of the daughter of Aboo Taalib and sister of Ali (RA).
        Name                                                                         Zainab         daughter of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam; also
                                                                                                    name of one of his sacred wives.
          Name of
Umme-Habeebah the sacred wife of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-                            Zainab         Name of Prophet's daughter
          alayhi-wasallam.
          Name
Umme-Kulthoom of the beloved daughter of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-                    Zaitoon        The olive tree or the olive fruit.
          alayhi- wasallam.
          Name
Umme-Roomaan of the sacred wife of Sayyidona Aboo Bakr (RA),                         Zaitoonah      Singular of zaitoon meaning one olive.
          Hadhrat Aa'i'shah's (RA) beloved mother.
Umme-Salmaa of the beloved mother of Sayyidona Aboo Bakr (RA).
         Name                                                                        Zakiyaa        Pure
         Name
Umme-Salmah of one of the honourable wives of Rasoolullah                            Zakiyyah       A lady with a sharp mind and keen perception; intelligent.
         sallallaahu alayhi-wasallam.
Waahidah One; Unique                                                                 Zaleekhah Meaning is same as above.
Waajidah One who has achieved (her goal); one who endervours; a lover                Zeenat         Beauty; elegance; adornment.
         or beloved
Wafa     Faithfulness                                                                Zubaidah       Diminutive of zubdah. Cream; butter.
Wafeeqa  Successful                                                                  Zuhrah         The planet venus; beauty; virtue; elegance; splendour.
Wafiya                                                                               Zulaikhah      A lady with such beauty that it leaves people gaping in
              Loyal; Faithful
                                                                                                    wonderment.
Waheedah Unique; unparalleled
Wajeeha  Eminent; Distinguished
Warda    Rose
Wardah   Rose; rosy; deep red colour; brave
Waseemah Feminine of Waseem meaning handsome of face; pretty;
         goodly; elegant
Widad    Love; Friendship
Wijdan   Ecstasy; Sentiment
Wisaal   Communion in love
Yaameen Blessed; auspicious
YaasameenA sweet-smelling flower called Jasmin
Yafiah   High
Nu'man           (Blood) Old Arabic name
A’zam            Most great; most pious; most exalted.
Aaaqil           Wise; intelligent; sensible.
Aabid            Worshiper; devotee; devout.
Aadam            Name of the first man and prophet of Allah; father of mankind. The word Aadam is derived from the
Aadil            Just
Aadil            Just; upright; sincere; attribute of Nabi sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.
Aalam            The world; the universe; Aalamgheer was the name of a king of the Mugal dynasty - Aurangzeb.
Aamir            One who inhabits; one who performs Umrah; of a sahaabi.
Aamir            Populous, Full, Prosperous
Aarif            Acquainted, Knowledgable
Aarif            One who possesses knowledge of Allah and His kingdom; a devotee.
Aasif            Name of a courtier in the kingdom of Sulaimaan alayhis-salaam who was noted for his intelligence. T
Aasim            Chaste; protected; safe; name of a great Imaam of Tajweed.
Aasim            Protector
Aatiq            Free; liberated; independent.
Abaan            Old Arabic name
Abbaas           A furious lion that mauls its prey to pieces; pomp; name of the uncle of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayh
Abbas            Description of a lion
Abd              A servant; a devotee; a slave. This word is used in combination with the word Allah or any attribute o
Abdul Azeem      Servant of the Mighty
Abdul-Aalee      Servant of the Most High
Abdul-Aleem      Servant of the Omniscient
Abdul-Azeez      Servant of the Mighty, the Powerful
Abdul-Baari      Servant of the Creator
Abdul-Baasit     Servant of the Extender, Creator
Abdul-Fataah     Servant of the Opener (of the gates of sustenance)
Abdul-Ghafaar    Servant of the Forgiver
Abdul-Ghafoor    Servant of the Forgiver
Abdul-Haady      Servant of the Guide
Abdul-Haafiz     Servant of the Protector
Abdul-Hakam      Servant of the Arbitrator
Abdul-Hakeem     Servant of the Wise
Abdul-Haleem     Servant of the Mild, Patient
Abdul-Hameed     Servant of the Praiseworthy, the Ever-Praised
Abdul-Haq        Servant of the Truth
Abdul-Haseeb     Servant of the Respected, Esteemed
Abdul-Jabaar     Servant of the Mighty
Abdul-Jaleel     Servant of the Great, Revered
Abdul-Kareem     Servant of the Noble, Generous
Abdul-Khaaliq    Servant of the Creator
Abdullah         Servant of God
Abdul-Lateef     Servant of the Kind
Abdul-Majeed     Servant of the Glorious
Abdul-Mateen     Servant of the Firm, Strong
Abdul-Muhaimin   Servant of the Supervising, the Guardian, the Protector
Abdul-Muiz       Servant of the Giver of Might and Glory
Abdul-Mujeeb     Servant of the Responder
Abdul-Mutaal     Servant of the Most High
Abdul-Nasser     Servant of the Helper, Granting Victory
Abdul-Qaadir     Servant of the Capable
Abdul-Qahaar     Servant of the Subduer, the Almighty
Abdul-Qudoos          Servant of the Most Holy
Abdul-Raafi'          Servant of the One Who Raises (intellect, esteem), Elevates
Abdul-Raheem          Servant of the Most Compassionate
Abdul-Rahmaan         Servant of the Mercifully Gracious
Abdul-Raouf           Servant of the Most Merciful
Abdul-Rasheed         Servant of the Rightly Guided
Abdul-Razaaq          Servant of the Maintainer, the Provider
Abdul-Saboor          Servant of the Patient
Abdul-Salaam          Servant of the Peace
Abdul-Samad           Servant of the Eternal
Abdul-Samee'          Servant of the All-Hearing
Abdul-Shakoor         Servant of the Most Thankful
Abdul-Tawaab          Servant of the Forgiver
Abdul-Waahid          Servant of the One
Abdul-Wadood          Servant of the Loving
Abdul-Wahaab          Servant of the Giver
Abed                  Worshipper
Abedin                Worshippers
Aboo                  Aboo literally means father. It forms a name or appellation when used in combination with names lik
Aboo Ayyoob           A well-known Sahaabi who had received the honour of offering hospitality to Rasoolullah sallallaahu-
Aboo Bakr             Name of the first Khalifah of Islam, and the first amongst men to embrace Islam. A young camel is c
Aboo Haneefah         The appellation of one of the four illustrious Imaams of the Ahlus-sunnah-wal jamm'ah whose real n
Aboo Hurairah         Name of an illustrious sahaabi (RA) who was noted for narrating and compiling thousands of Ahade
Aboo Taalib           The name of Rasoolullah's sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam uncle and father of Ali (RA).
Aboo Turaab           The appellation of Ali (RA). It was attributed to him by Rasoolullah sallallaahu alayhi wasallam when
Aboo Ubaidhah         Name of one of the ten sahaabah (RA) who, during their life time were given the glad tidings of their
Abraar                Plural of barr, meaning pious people; truthful persons; saints. Suitable combination: Abraarul-Haqq.
Abu Bakr              The companion of Prophet Muhammad
Abul Khayr            One who does good
Adeeb                 A writer, author; one who inculcates ethical behaviour; intelligent.
Adeel                 One who dispenses justice.
Adham                 Black
A'dil                 Having the highest caliber of justice.
Adnaan                Name of a leader of the tribe of Quraish. The Prophet sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam was from this tribe
Adnan                 Proper name
Afdhaal               Plural of fadl. Kindness; grace; favours; virtue.
Afdhal                Most excellent; prominent; most venerable.
Afeef                 Chaste, Modest
Ahad                  One; unique; without partner; one of Allah's attributes.
Ahmad                 Commendable, Praiseworthy
Ahmad                 The praised one; one worthy of praise; one who praises Allah abundantly; the blessed name of Raso
Ajmal                 Extremely beautiful; handsome.
Akbar                 The greatest; most pious; honourable.
Akhlaaq               Morals; virtue; good qualities; good manners; ethics.
Akram                 Most Generous
Akram                 Most gracious; benevolent; bountiful; most kind.
Al Abbas              Description of a lion
Alaa                  Nobility, Excellence
Alaa Udeen            Excellence of Religion
Alaa’                 Glory; sublimity; superiority.
Alee (usually-spelt Ali)
                      Sublime; eminent; honourable; Allah's attribute; son-in-law and cousin of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-ala
Aleem                 Wise; learned; omniscient; an epithet applied to Allah Ta'ala.
Ali       Excellent, Noble
Altaaf    Plural of luft meaning kindness; grace; favours; gift.
Amaan     Safety; Security; protection.
Ameen     Faithful, Trustworthy
Ameen     Trustworthy; faithful; honest; trustee. Also the title of our beloved prophet, Muhammad sallallaahu-al
Ameer     Commander; chieftain; ruler; a nobleman; a wealthy person.
Ameer     Ruler, Prince
Amjad     More Glorious
Amjad     Most glorious; most noble; most venerable; one with grandeur.
Ammaar    Once with strong Imaan; tolerant of dignity; one who is punctual in Salaah with Jamaat; name of a sa
Ammar     The builder, constructor, one who prays and fasts a great deal
Amr       Name of a well-known sahaabi radhiyallaahu-anhu.
Amr       Old Arabic name
Anas      A group of people (as opposed to other creatures)
Anas      Man; friend; one with bonds of intimacy exist. Name of an illustrious companion of Rasoolullah salla
Anees     Close friend
Anees     One who makes acquaintances; friend; companion.
Aneesah   Companion; an affectionate friend; name of a sahaabi (RA).
Anjum     Plural of Najm. Stars.
Anjum     Plural of najm. Stars.
Anwaar    Plural of noor meaning light; luster; brilliance.
Anwar     Most bright; most brilliant; most beautiful.
Aqeel     A wise, intelligent and sensible man: name of Ali's (RA) brother.
Areeb     Wise; intelligent; expert.
Arsh      Dominion , Crown
Arshad    Most upright and honest; a well-guided person; most obedient.
Arshaq    Handsome; one with a befitting height and a well-proportioned body.
As’ad     Virtuous; pious; well-mannered; most fortunate.
Asad      Lion. Asadullah was the title of Sayyidona Ali radhiyallahu-anhu, meaning 'Lion of Allah'.
Asgar     Smallest; minute.
Ashfaaq   Favour; kindness.
Ashiq     A lover; a suitor.
Ashraf    More Honorable
Ashraf    Most noble; most distinguished; most eminent; of noble birth; a cultured person.
Asif      Forgivness
Aslam     Very safe, safeguarded; one who is protected from calamities and misfortunes. It is also the name o
Ataa      Gift
Ateeq     Ancient; antiquated; liberated; Title of Sayyidona Aboo Bakr (RA).
Athar     Most pious; meticulously neat and clean; chaste.
Atta’     A gift; present; favour; bounty; generosity.
Atyab     Scrupulously clean; refined; most noble; excellent.
Awad      Reward, Compensation
Aws       Name of a tree
Ayman     Lucky, On the right
Ayoob     A Prophet's name
Ayyoob    Name of a prophet of Allah known for forbearing hardship and difficulties with patient endurance.
Azeem     Great; dignified; exalted. An epithet of Allah Ta'ala.
Azeez     Dear; beloved; respected; esteemed; precious; powerful; rare; an attribute of Allah Ta'ala.
Azhar     Evident; most apparent; most illuminated.
Azhar     The most shining, Luminous
Azhar     White; glittering; blooming; a face full of light.
Azzaam    Determined, Resolved
Baahir               Dazzling, Brilliant
Baaizeed              Name of a walee (saint) of Allah who lived in Bustaan.
Baaqee                The Everlasting; perpetual; an epithet of Allah.
Baaqir                Fierce lion; deeply; learned; a very wealth man; the title of Imaam Aboo-Ja'far (RA).
Baaree                Deity; creator; one of the attributes of the Almighty Allah. Note: When a child is given a name where
Baasim               Smiling
Baasit                Conferer of prosperity; one of the attributes of Allah.
Badee’                Novel; strange; rare; wonderful; an attribute of Allah Ta'aalaa since Allah is the creator of things the
Badr                  The full moon of the fourteenth night of the lunar month. Name: Badrun-Nisaa'.
Badr                  The full moon of the fourteenth night of the lunar month; also name of a sahaabi (RA).
Badr Udeen           Full moon of the Faith
Baha                 Beautiful, Magnificent
Baha Udeen           The magnificent of the Faith
Bahaa’                Beauty; elegance; excellence. It also means value in Persian.
Bahiy Udeen          The magnificent of the Faith
Baleegh               Eloquent; learned; one who is qualified in the art of speech.
Basaam               Smiling
Baseer                Wise; sagacious; Allah's epithet.
Basel                Brave
Bashaar              Bringer of glad tidings
Bashaarat             Good news; glad tidings.
Basheer               One who gives glad tidings; an attribute of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.
Basheerah             One who gives glad tidings; also the name of a sahaabi (RA).
Batool                Virgin; pure and chaste; a lady who is purely devoted to Allah; the title of Fatimah radhiyallaahu-anha
Bilaal                Water; moisture; freshness; river; sea; ocean; name of the devoted Abyssinian mu'azzin of Rasoolu
Bilal                The Prophet's Muezzin(person who calls to prayer)
Bilqees               Name of the queen of Sabaa during the days of Sulaimaan (AS).
Binyaameen            Name of the brother of Yoosuf (AS).
Bishr                Joy
Burhaan              Proof
Burhaan               Proof; evidence
Bushraa               Glad tidings; good news.
Daanyaal              Name of prophet of Allah Ta'ala.
Daawood               A prophet to whom the Zaboor was revealed; father of Sulaimaan alayhis-salaam.
Daiyaan               A mighty ruler; judge; guard; protector; one who does not render any deed worthless but compensat
Daulah                Riches; happiness; felicity; prosperity.
Dawoud               A Prophet's name
Deen                  Faith; religion.
Dhaamin               One who stands surety for another; one who helps.
Dhiyaa'               Light, splendour; brilliance.
Dhul Fiqaar          The name of the Prophet's Sword
Diyaa Udeen          Brightness of the Faith
Durrah                A large or precious pearl; name of a sahaabi (RA).
Eesaa (usually spelt Isa) of a well-known prophet of Allah. He is also known as Maseeh and Roohul-Lah.
                      Name
Faadhil               An accomplished person; virtue and knowledge.
Faakhir               Excellent; precious; honourable.
Faakhir              Proud, Excellent
Faaris               Horseman, Knight
Faarooq              He who distinguishes truth from falsehood
Faarooq               One who distinguishes between right and wrong; title of Umar (RA)
Fadhl                 Excellence; virtue; superiority; extra; grace; bounty, wisdom.
Fadi                 Redeemer
Fadl         Outstanding, Honorable
Fadl Ullah   The excellence of God
Fahad        Lynx
Faheem       Intelligent; learned.
Faidh        Generosity; grace; favour; beneficience; abundance.
Faisal       An impartial judge; an arbitrator.
Faisal       Decisive
Fakhr        Glory; a thing to be proud of.
Fakhry       Honorary
Faqeer       One who leads a life of piety; one who renounces the world.
Fareed       Singular; unique; precious; a precious pearl.
Fareed       Unique
Farhaan      Glad; joyful.
Faris        Perspicacity
Fateen       Clever, Smart
Fath         Victory; success; conquest; opening.
Fattaah      One who opens; one who attains victory; an attribute of Allah Ta'ala.
Fawaz        Successful
Fay-yaadh    One who confers great favours; most generous and bountiful.
Fidaa        Redemption, Sacrifice
Fu’aad       The heart.
Fuad         Heart
Fudhail      Diminutive of Fadhl.
Furqaan      A criterion (for distinguishing truth from falsehood). Another name for the Qur'aan since it distinguish
Fu-yoodh     Plural of Faidh meaning favours, bounties.
Ghaalib      Victor
Ghaazi       Conqueror
Ghaffaar     Allah's attribute 'Most Forgiving'. Most 'Most Merciful'.
Ghafoor      Allah's epithet meaning 'Most Forgiving'. 'Most Merciful'.
Ghanee       Prosperous: wealthy; opulent; independent: Allah's attribute.
Ghasaan      Old Arabic name
Ghauth       A title applied to saints and devotees who are continuously engaged in worshipping Allah Ta'ala 'Gau
Ghiyaath     Deliverance from hardships; redress; aid given in time of need. An ideal combination; Ghiyaathud-D
Ghiyaath     Succorer
Ghulaam      Boy; servant
Haadee       Leader; guide; Allah’s attribute
Haady        Guiding to the right
Haafiz       Guardian; Preserver; one who commits the entire Qur'aan to memory.
Haajarah     Name of the beloved mother of Ismaa’eel (Alayhis salaam)
Haalah       A crescent-shaped ear-ring; name of the sister of Hadhrat Khadeejah (Radhiallaahu Anha)
Haamid       One who Praises and glorifies Allah, an attribute of RasOolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam; also th
Haamid       Praising (God), Loving (God)
Haani        Happy, Delighted, Content
Haaris       Ploughman; planter.
Haarith      Plowman, Old Arabic name
Haaroon      A Prophet's name
Haaroon      Chief; protector; guard; the wealth of the entire universe; name of an illustrious prophet of Allah Ta’a
Haashim      Generosity
Haashim      Name of the Prophet's grandfather, Old Arabic name
Haashim      One who smashes or breaks anything to pieces. Rasulullah’s (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam) great-g
Haatim       Judge
Habeeb       Beloved, friend; Rasoolullah's sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam attribute name of a sahaabi (RA).
Hafeez             Guardian; protector; an epithet applied to Allahu Ta'aalaa. Names: Hafeezur-Rahmaan, Hafeezud-D
Hafs               The offspring of a loin; also name of an Imaam of Qiraaat
Haidar             A loin that mauls its prey to pieces; title of Ali radhiyallahu-anhu.
Hakam              Mediate; arbitrator; an epithet applied to Allah.
Hakeem             A sage; a philosopher; a physician; a wise person; Allah's attribute.
Haleem             A patient man; one who perseveres; an attribute of Allaho Ta'aalaa.
Hamdaan            One who praises (Allah) excessively.
Hameed (same as Hamood) Abdul-Hameed, Hameedullaah.
                   Name:
Hammaad            One who praises Allah without reservation; name of a sahaabi (RA).
Hamood             One who constantly glorifies and praises Allah; one much praised; one who is worthy of praise.
Hamza              Lion
Hamzah             Lion; name of the beloved uncle of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam whose appelation was A
Haneef             One who casts aside falsehood and professes the truth; one who abandons all false religions and fo
Hannaan            Allah's attribute meaning Most Merciful and Most Forgiving.
Haqq               True; truth; right; Islaam; and attribute of Allah meaning 'The Truth'.
Hasan              Pious; good; fine; excellent,; name of the beloved grandson of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasalla
Haseeb             A person with a noble lineage or family background; a reckoner.
Hassaan            Beautiful
Hassaan            Very pious; most wonderful; wise; name of a sahaabi (RA).
Hassan             Beautiful
Haytham            Young hawk
Hayy               Ever-alive; an attribute applied exclusively to Allah
Hidaayat           Guidance; righteousness; instruction
Hifz               To memorize; to preserve
Hilaal             The Crescent of the first night of the lunar month.
Himaayat           Protection; guardianship; patronage support; defence.
Hishaam            Name of a Sahaabi as well as a Khaleefah
Hosaam             Sword
Houd               A Prophet's name
Humaid             Diminutive of Hameed. Meaning is same as Hamood Hameed.
Humam              Courageous and generous
Hurayrah           Kitten. This name is usually used in combination with word ‘Aboo’, as Aboo Hurayra
Husaam             Sword
Husaam Udeen       The sword of the Faith
Husain             Diminutive form of Hasan; Pious; beautiful; handsome; name of the younger of the two sons of Ali (R
Husn               beauty; elegance; comeliness.
Hussein            Beautiful
Huthayfa           Old Arabic name
I’jaaz             Miracle; karaamah; an event out of the usual course of nature.
Ibraaheem          Name of an illustrious prophet of Allah who was honoured with the title of Khaleelullah meaning frien
Ibraheem           A Prophet's name
Idrees             A Prophet's name
Idrees             Name of an illustrious prophet of Allah. It is said that this word is derived from dars or diraasah mean
Iesa               A Prophet's name
Iftikhaar          Honoured; grace; glory; distinction; repute.
Ihsaan             Beneficence
Ihsaan             Benevolent actions; favour; kindness.
Ihtishaam          Magnificence; pomp; glory.
Ikhlaas            Sincerity; purity; selfless friendship.
Ikraam             Honouring; veneration; to pay respect.
Ikramah            A female pigeon: name of an illustrious sahaabi radhiyallaahu-anhu.
Ikrimah            Female of a pigeon
Ilyaas         Name of a prophet of Allah. He was called Ilyaaseen as well.
Imaad          A pillar: a military envoy.
Imaad          Support, Pillar
Imaad Udeen    The pillar of the Faith
Imaam          Ledder; guide; The Qur'aan, The Caliph.
Imdaad         To assist; to support; the spreading of light during the day.
Imraan         A Prophet's name
Imraan         Population; civilization; careful observance of rules of etiquette; affibility. Name of the father of Marya
Imtiyaaz       Distinction; to distinguish; wisdom; intelligent sense.
In'aam         To confer favour; to present a gift; prize; reward.
Inaayat        Favour:, bounty; kindness.
Iqbaal         Prosperity; good fortune; luck; success; felicity; blessings.
Irfaan         Knowledge; discernment; science; wisdom; knowledge of Allah Ta'ala and His kingdom.
Irfaan         Thankfulness
Irshaad        To guide on the right path; to enjoin what is good; to instruct.
Is’haaq        Name of a prophet of Allah and the son of Ibraaheem (AS). It means one who laughs. (Loghaatul-Qu
Isaam          Safeguard
Is-haaq        A Prophet's name
Ishtiyaaq      Yearning desire; fondness; eagerness.
Iskandar       Name of a Greek king. Iskandar and Sikandar are both one and the same.
Islaam         Literally it means to bow ones head in submission. Islamically it means submission to the will of Alla
Ismaa’eel      Name of a distinguished prophet of Allah, the son of Ibraaheem (AS). It is said that this name is com
Ismaael        A Prophet's name
Israa’eel      Another name of Siyyidona Ya'qoob (AS). Because of this name the Jews are referred to as Bani Isr
Istifaa’       To choose; to prefer; to give preference to one over the other.
I'zaaz         To respect and honour; to raise to an exalted position; to strengthen.
Izz Udeen      Might of the Faith
Jaabir         Comforter; one who consoles the aggrieved; name of a sahaabi (RA).
Jaabir         Consoler, Comforter
Jaafar         Rivulet
Jabbaar        Mighty; one who has the ascendancy; king; one who commiserates the berieved; an attribute of Alla
Ja'far         River; riverlet; brook; canal; name of the cousin of the Prophet sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam and bloo
Jalaal         Glory of the Faith
Jalaal         Grandeur; greatness; eminence; glory; majesty.
Jaleel         Great; glorious; illustrious; dignified; an attribute of Allah.
Jamaal         Beauty
Jamaal         Beauty; elegance; comeliness; of good looks and character.
Jamaal Udeen   Beauty of the Faith
Jameel         Beautiful
Jameel         Handsome; physically and morally attractive; name of a sahaabi(RA).
Jauhar         Diamond; gem; jewel; pearl; the essence of anything.
Jawaad         Liberal: beneficient; bountiful; generous.
Jawad          Openhanded, Generous
Jaw-waad       Most beneficient; most bountiful; most generous.
Jihad          To Strive for
Jiyaad         Good; excellent; new; pure; speedy and swift.
Jummal         A thick rope; a rope with which a boat is tied to the shore.
Junaid         A small army; name of a great saint who lived in Baghdaad.
Kaamil         Perfect
Kaamil         Perfect; complete; total; learned.
Kaazim         Once who suppresses his anger; strong; the title of Imaam Moosaa (RA), the son of Imaam Ja'far S
Kabeer         Immense; great; senior; Allah's epithet.
Kaleem        A speaker; when two persons are conversing with one another then the one is called "Kaleem" with
Kamal         Perfection
Karaamat      Generosity; magnificence; excellence; supernatural power.
Karam         Kindness; generosity; bounty clemency.
Kareem        Bountiful; magnificent; gracious; merciful; an attribute of Allah.
Kareem        Generous, Noble
Kauthar       Name of a fountain in Jannah.
Khaalid       Permanent; durable; one who does not grow weak even old age; name of a well-known and brave s
Khaaliq       The Creator; one who creates things from non-existence.
Khabeer       Informer; Allah's epithet meaning knower of everything. Name: Abdul-Khabeer.
Khair Udeen   The good of the Faith
Khairy        Charitable, Beneficent
Khaldoon      Old Arabic name
Khaleel       A sincere friend; Khaleelullah was the title of Sayyidona Ibraaheem (AS) meaning 'friend of Allah'.
Khaleel       Friend
Khaleeq       Of good disposition; kind; benign; well-disposed;
Khalid        Eternal
Khateeb       An orator; one who delivers the khutbah on Jumu'ah and other auspicious occasions.
Khuzaymah     Old Arabic name
Kifaayat      Abundance; self-sufficience.
Laa’iq        Worthy; deserving; capable; decent.
Labeeb        Sensible, Intelligent
La'eeq        Worthy; capable; clever.
Lateef        Delicious; agreeable; fine; delicate; courteous; elegant; benevolent; an epithet applied to Allah Ta'ala
Liyaaqat      Worth; capability; merit.
Loot          Name of a great prophet of Allah Ta'ala.
Lu'ay         Proper name
Luqmaan       A Prophet's name
Luqmaan       Name of a great sage, Hakeem or prophet whose mention is made in the Holy Qur'aan. This word is
Lutf          Kindness; courtesy; favour.
Lutfi         Kind and friendly
Ma’moon       Blessed; good fortune.
Ma’soom       Innocent; protected.
Maahir        Skilled
Maajid        Glorious: honourable; generous; Allah's attribute.
Maalik        Master; lord; an epithet applied to Allah Ta'ala; name of a Sahaabi.
Ma'awiya      A young dog or fox (First Umayyad Khalifah)
Maazin        Proper name
Ma'd          An old Arabian tribe's name
Mahboob       Beloved.
Mahdee        One who is guided rightly; name of an Imaam who will make his expected appearance before Qiyaa
Mahdy         Guided to the right path
Mahfooz       Preserved; guarded; secure.
Mahmood       Praiseworthy; elegant; attribute of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.
Mahmoud       Praised
Majd          Glory
Majd Udeen    The glory of the Faith
Majdy         Glorious
Majeed        Glorious; noble; exalted; an epithet of Allah Ta'ala.
Makeen        Strong, Firm
Makhdoom      One who is held in reverence and served by other; lord; master.
Malik         King; an attribute applied to Allah Ta'ala.
Mamdouh             One who is commended, Praised, Glorified
Mamnoon             Trustworthy
Ma'n                Benefit
Mannaan             A great benefactor, an attribute applied to Allah Ta'ala.
Mansoor             One who is given assistance; protected; triumphant.
Mansour             Aided (by God), Victorious
Maqbool             Chosen; accepted.
Maqsood             Aim; object.
Marghoob            Desired; desirable; pleasant.
Ma'roof             Well-known; famous; noted.
Marwan              Old Arabic name
Marzouq             Blessed (by God), Fortunate
Mas’ood             Prosperous; happy; dutiful; obedient; fortunate; name of an illustrious sahaabi (RA).
Maseeh              One who is blessed with piety from the cradle to the grave; another name of Hadhrat Eesaa (AS).
Mash-hood           Present; manifest; The Day of Jumu'ah; The Day of Judgment; The Day of Arafah.
Mashkoor            The person to whom one is indebted.
Masoud              Happy, Lucky
Mateen              Strong; solid; of resolute mind; The Prophet's attribute.
Matloob             Desired; required.
Maysarah            Ease, Comfort
Mazhar              A spectacle; sight; view.
Miftaah             Key
Minhaaj             Way; road.
Mirsab              Prudent; wise; name of the sword of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.
Misbaah             Lamp
Misbaah             Lamp; lantern.
Mobeen              Manifest; clear; Rasoolullah's sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam attribute.
Moosa               A Prophet's name
Moosaa (usually spelt Moosa) illustrious prophet of Allah.
                    Name of an
Mu’een              A helper; an aide.
Muaath              Protected
Mu'aawiyah          A gallant lad; a powerful lad who overpower his opponent without difficulty: a leader who is able to as
Muayid              Supported
Mu'azzam            Honounred, exalted; revered
Mubaarak            Blessed; auspicious; august; fortunate.
Mud-dath-thir       One who is enwrapped in cloth; an attribute of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam; name of a s
Mufeed              Useful
Mughnee             One who releases another form straitened circumstance; Allah's epithet.
Muhaimin            One who provides sanctuary from any hazard or danger; one who protect; one who is merciful; an a
Muhammad            Praised
Muhammad            The praised one; name of last prophet of Allah Ta'ala. May Allah Ta'ala shower his blessings upon h
Muhannad            Sword
Muhibb              A lover; friend.
Muhsin              Benefactor; benificient; one who confers favours.
Muhsin              Beneficent, Charitable
Muhtady             Rightly guided
Muhyee              One who gives and sustains life; one of the attributes of Allah Ta'ala.
Mu'izz              One who bestows honour i.e. Allah Ta'ala.
Mujaahid            Fighter (in the way of Allah)
Mujeeb              One who answers; one who accepts or grants something; Allah's epithet.
Mujtabaa            Elected; chosen; title of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.
Mukarram            Venerable; noble; illustrious.
Mukhtaar     Chosen
Mukhtaar     Selected; chosen; the most exquisite; one who acts with a free will; one who has the choice; investe
Mu'min       A Believer; one who advocates peace and harmony; Allah's attribute.
Mumtaaz      Distinguished; illustrious; excellent.
Munawwar     Brilliant; illuminated.
Muneeb       One who turns to Allah Ta'ala ... seeking His pardon.
Muneer       Brilliant, Shining
Muneer       Splendid; shining; something that reflects light.
Mun'im       Generous; benefactor; Allah's epithet.
Muntasir     Victorious
Munthir      Warner, Cautioner
Muqeet       Provider; an attribute applied to Allah Ta'ala.
Muqsit       Just; impartial; Allah's attribute.
Muqtadir     Power; mighty; Allah's attribute.
Muraad       Desire, intention.
Murshid      An instructor; a guide.
Murtaadh     Disciplined; one who endeavours in worshipping Allah Ta'ala and in suppressing the desires of the n
Murtadhaa    Chosen; agreeable acceptable; title of Ali radhiyallaahu-anhu.
Murtadhy     Satisfied, Content
Musad        Unfettered camel
Musad-diq    One who accepts another's word as truth.
Mushtaaq     Desirous of; yearning for; hopeful of.
Muslih       A reformer.
Muslim       One who professes Islaam; one who makes obeisance to the will of Allah Ta'ala and Rasoolullah sa
Muslim       Submitting himself to God
Mustafa      Chosen (One of the Prophet Muhammad's names)
Mustafaa     Chosen; title of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.
Mustafeedh   Profiting; one who is desirous of gaining.
Mutaa        Obeyed
Mutasim      Adhering (to Faith, to God)
Mutazz       Proud, Mighty
Mutee        Obedient
Mutee’       Obedient; submissive.
Muttalib     Name of the grandfather of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.
Muwafaq      Successful
Muzaffar     Victorious.
Muzzammil    One who is enwrapped in cloth; title of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam; name of a surah in t
Na’eem       Pleasure; bounty; Jannah; anything given as gift; name of a Sahaabi (Radhiallaahu Anhu)
Naadir       Dear, Rare
Naa'il       Acquirer, Earner
Naajy        Safe
Naasih       Advisor
Naasir       Helper; aide; defender
Naathim      Arranger, Adjuster
Naazhim      Administrator; director; governor; a composer of verses
Nabeeh       Noble, Outstanding
Nabeel       Handsome; intelligent; dexterous; one who is skilled in archery
Nabeel       Noble
Nabhan       Noble, Outstanding
Nadeem       A companion; a courtier
Nadeem       Friend
Naeem        Comfort, Ease, Tranquil
Nafees         Refined; pure; choice; exquisite
Najam          Star; Planet
Najeeb         Excellent; noble; generous; praiseworthy
Najeeb         Of noble descent
Najm Udeen     The star of the Faith
Nasar          Help; aid; support; name of a Sahaabi (Radhiallaahu Anhu)
Naseem         Fresh air
Naseem         Zephyr; a cool breeze; fragrant air
Naseer         A helper; a friend; name of a Sahaabi (Radhiallaahu Anhu)
Nasser Udeen   Protector of the Faith
Natheer        Warner
Nawfal         Generous, Old Arabic name for the sea
Nazar          Charity; offering; vow; Sadaqah
Nazeeh         Pure, Chaste
Nazeer         A warner; a courtier; title of Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam)
Nazheef        Clean; neat; chaste
Nazheer        Precedent; alike; equal to
Ni’mat         Blessing; boon; grace; comforts of life
Nithaar        To strew; to sacrifice
Nizaam         Order; system; a string of pearls
Nooh           A Prophet's name
Nooh           Name of Prophet of Allah (Alayhis salaam)
Noor           Light; Allah’s epithet
Noor Udeen     Brightness of the Faith
Noori          Shining
Nu’maan        Name of a Sahaabi (Radhiallaahu Anhu); Name of Imaam Abu Hanifa
Omar           Life, long living
Omeir          Long living
Omran          Solid structure
Ossama         One of the names of the lion.
Qaadir         Powerful; mighty; capable; an epithet applied to Allah Ta'ala.
Qaasim         One who distributes, name of the beloved son of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam; also his a
Qadeer         Powerful; mighty; an epithet exclusively applied to Allah Ta'ala.
Qamar          The moon;
Qasim          Divider
Qatadah        A hardwood tree
Qawee          Strong; Powerful; firm; mighty an attribute of Allah Ta'ala.
Qays           Firm
Qay-yoom       Everlasting; an epithet applied exclusively to Allah Ta'ala.
Qudamah        Courage
Quddoos        Holy; pure; free from any defeets; an attribute of Allah Ta'ala. Name: Abdul-Quddoos.
Qutaybah       Irritable, Impatient
Qutub          The fulcrum around which the mill-stone rotates; the leader on whom depends the affairs of the peo
Ra’ees         Leader; chief; captain; prince; nobleman.
Ra’oof         An attribute applied to Allah, meaning Most Merciful, Most Kind. Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasa
Raabi’ah       Fourth; name of a saint who lived in Basrah.
Raaghib        Willing; desirous; inclined towards .... anything.
Raakin         Respectful
Raamiz         Symbol
Raashid        Pious; follower of the right path.
Raatib         Arranger
Rabah          Gainer
Rabb        The Sustainer; master; an attribute of Allah.
Rabbaanee   One who is attached to Allah; devotee; one possessing knowledge of Allah and His kingdom. The w
Rabee'      Spring
Radhee      A lover; suitor.
Ra'ed       Leader
Rafee'      Kind friend
Rafee’      High; sublime; exalted; of nobility and dignity.
Rafeeq      Friend; associate; companion; a soft and kind - hearted person.
Ragheb      Desirous
Raheem      Allah's epithet meaning Most Merciful, Most Kind.
Rahmaan     Allah's attribute meaning Most Merciful, Most Kind.
Rahmat      Sympathy; mercy.
Rajab       The seventh month of the Muslim year
Rashaad     To acquire guidance, to lead a righteous life.
Rashad      Integrity of conduct
Rasheed     Righteous; one who guides on the right path; Allah's attribute.
Rashid      Rightly guided, Having the true Faith
Rayaadh     Gardens; Jannah.
Rayhaan     A sweet-smiling plant; any flower besides rose; comfort.
Razzaaq     Allah's attribute meaning The Provider, The Sustainer,
Ridha       Contentment
Ridhaa      Pleasure; contentment; approval.
Ridhwaan    Pleasure; happiness; Jannah; doorkeeper of Jannah.
Ridhwan     Acceptance, Good will, Name of the keeper of the Gates of Heaven
Rif’at      Dignity; exaltation; eminence; nobility.
Riyadh      Gardens
Sa’aadat    Prosperity; happiness; good fortune; auspiciousness.
Sa’ad       Felicity; prosperity; name of one of the Ashar Mubash-sharah i.e., the 10 sahaabah (RA) who were g
Sa’eed      Fortunate; auspicious; venerable; dignified; name of a sahaabi (RA).
Sa’ood      Fortunate; Pious; auspicious, prosperous.
Saabir      One who patiently and stoically endures all hardships and difficulties; title of Ayyoob alayhis-salaam.
Saabir      Patient
Saad        Good luck
Saadiq      True; sincere; faithful; veracious; a man of his word.
Saahir      Wakeful
Saajid      One who is in the position of prostrating (making sajdah).
Saajid      One who worships God
Saalih      Good, Righteous
Saalih      Virtuous; chaste; righteous; name of a well-known prophet of Allah.
Saalim      Safe; sound; perfect; complete.
Saariyah    Clouds at night
Sabeeh      Beautiful
Sabeeh      Beautiful; handsome; one with a fair complexion.
Saboor      Patient; forbearing; one who overlooks the faults of other.
Sadr        The breast; chest; bosom; the highest part; the highest person; chief.
Saeed       Happy, Rivulet
Safdar      A violent warrior; one who breaks the enemy's ranks.
Safee       Pure; just; righteous; pious; a sincere friend; title of Sayyiduna Aadam alayhi-salaam was Safiyul-La
Safiy       Best friend
Safwaan     Hard rock having luster; a cold, cloudless day, name of a sahaabi.
Safwan      Old Arabic name (rocks)
Sagheer     Small; slender; tender.
Sahl          Easy; soft; smooth; soft soil; contented.
Saif          Sword; Saifullah was the title of Khaalid bin Waleed radhiyallahu-anhu meaning 'Sword of Allah'.
Sajjaad       One who constantly prostrates (makes sajdah).
Salaah        Peace; concord; treaty; rectitude or moral uprightness.
Salaam        Salvation; peace; free from any blemish or vice; attribute of Allah.
Salah         Righteousness
Salah Udeen   The righteousness of the Faith
Saleem        Mild; affable; perfect; healthy; guarded against calamities.
Saleem        Safe
Salem         Safe
Salmaan       One who is safeguarded against all calamities; mild; affable; perfect; of cool temperament.
Salman        Safe
Samad         The Eternal; High; one who is not dependent on anyone and on whom everyone and everything is de
Samee’        Allah's epithet meaning The Listener, The Knower.
Sameer        Entertaining companion (man)
Sameer        One who narrates stories or tales in the night; a story teller.
Samir         Entertaining companion
Sattaar       An attribute of Allah meaning one who conceals faults ... by the veil of His mercy.
Saulat        Pomp; dignity; majesty.
Sayf Udeen    Sword of the Faith
Sayid         Master
Shaady        Singer
Shaafee       Healer; restorer of health; one of the attributes of Allahu Ta'ala.
Shaaheen      A royal, white falcon.
Shaahid       Witness; angel; day of Jumu'ah; day of Qiyaamah; an attribute of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-was
Shaakir       Grateful; contented.
Shabbeer      Beautiful; virtuous; dignified; title of Imaam Husain radhiyallaah-anhu.
Shafaa’at     Intercession; recommendation; entreaty.
Shafee’       Intercessor; mediator; an attribute of Nabi sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.
Shafeeq       Affectionate; compassionate; kind-hearted friend.
Shafeeq       Compassionate, Tender
Shahaab       Flame; brightness of flame; meteor; a man of experience.
Shaheed       Present; witness; one who give evidence based on truth; a martyr.
Shaikh        Chief; an experienced man; an old man.
Shajee’       Brave; bold; fearless.
Shakeel       Comely; handsome; well-shaped; well-formed.
Shakoor       Most grateful; one who gives due appreciation; one who can appreciate the worth of any deed; an at
Shameem       Fragrant; scent; a sweet-smelling breeze; lofty.
Shams         The sun.
Shareef       Distinguished, Noble
Shareef       Noble; eminent; legitimate; chief of a tribe; one with an honourable family background; urbane.
Sharf         Honour; honour and esteem due to some meritorious achievement.
Shaukat       Dignity; magnificence; grandeur; pomp; power.
Shihab        Flame, Blaze
Shu’aa        The rays of the sun; sunshine; light; lustre; splendour.
Shuaib        Name of an illustrious prophet of Allah Ta'aala.
Shujaa’       Brave; bold.
Shujaa’at     Bravery; valour; fearlessness.
Siddeeq       Just; true; sincere; a sincere friend; One who is true in word and deed; title of Sayyiduna Aboo Bakr
Sikandar      (See Iskandar – under ‘Chapter of Alif’).
Silaah        Arms; armour; weapons.
Siraaj        Lamp, Light
Siraaj              Lamp; the sun; candle.
Subbooh             Extremely pure; Allah's attribute.
Subhy               Early morning
Sufyaan             Name of a well-known sahaabi (RA)
Suhail              Name of a star
Suhail              The star Canopus.
Suhayb              Of reddish hair or complexion
Sulaimaan           Name of a prophet of Allah; blessed son of Daawood alayhis-salaam.
Sulayman            A Prophet's name
Sultaan             King; emperor; power; victory; conquest; proof.
Suoud               Good luck
Taa’ibah            One who refrains from evil-doings; repentant.
Taahaa              Name of a Surah in the holy Qur’aan
Taahir              Chaste, Modest
Taahir              Pure; chaste; pious; clean; name of a Sahaabi (RA)
Taaj                Crown
Taalib              A seeker; an enquirer; a lover
Taamir              One who knows dates
Taariq              The morning star; a night traveler; name of a great Muslim warrior who conquered Spain. Jabal-al-T
Tabassum            Smile; a silent laugh where the lips do not part.
Tahaw-wur           Bravery: boldness; to plunge into some task without reluctance
Tajammul            To adorn or beautify oneself or to be adorned.
Tal’at              Appearance; countenance
Talal               Nice, Admirable
Talha               Kind of tree
Talhah              Name of a Sahaabi (RA)
Tamam               Generous
Tameem              Strong; one who has reached his full height; name of sahabi (RA).
Tameez              Discernment; discretion; judgment; sense; distinction.
Tamkeen             Majesty; Dignity; authority; power.
Tanweer             To illuminate; the appearance of light in the morning; the ripening of crop; the blooming of trees.
Tanweer (see meaning on boys names)for boys as well as girls. For boys suffixes such as Ahmad, Ali etc. are used. For
                    This name is used
Taqee               One who fears Allah; pious; devout.
Tareef              Rare, Uncommon
Tarfah              Kind of tree
Tariq               Name of a star
Tasadduq            To give sadqah or aims; to sacrifice; to strew generously.
Tasneem             Name of a fountain in Jannah; to elevate.
Tawfeeq             Divine guidance: the granting of a favourable situation by Allah.
Tawfeeq             Success, Reconciliation
Tawqeer             Honour: respect; reverence; veneration.
Taymullah           Servant of God
Tayseer             Facilitation
Tayyib              Good; sweet; agreeable; pure; chaste; Halaal
Thaabit             Firm
Thaabit             One who is well-established; brave; also the name of a well known sahaabi (RA).
Thaaqib             Shining brightly; glistening; splendid.
Thaqib              Shooting Star
Tufail              Intercession; mediation; name of a Sahaabi (RA)
Ubaadah             Name of a prominent sahaabi radhiyallaahu-anhu.
Ubaadah             Old Arabic name
Ubaid               Diminutive of Abd meaning 'small servant'. Ubaidullah was the name of sahaabi (RA) as well.
Ubaidah      Servant of God
Ubay         Old Arabic name
Ulfat        Friendship; intimacy; love; attachment; affection.
Umaarah      Old Arabic name
Umair        Old Arabic name
Umar         Name of the second caliph of Islaam.
Umar         Old Arabic name (Second Khalifah)
Uqbah        Name of an illustrious sahaabi radhiyallaahu-anhu.
Uqbah        The end of everything
Urwah        Name of a prominent sahaabi radhiyallaahu-anhu.
Usaamah      Description of a lion
Usaamah      Name of a well-known sahaabi (RA).
Usaid        Diminutive form of asad meaning small lion.
Utbah        Old Arabic name
Uthmaan      The young of a lark; a beautiful pan; name of the third Caliph of Islam.
Uwais        Name of a well-known saint who lived during the time of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam and
Uzair        Name of a prophet of Allah Ta'ala.
Waahid       One; without partner; unique; an epithet applied to Allah Ta’ala
Waahid       Single, Exclusively, Unequalled
Waa'il       Coming back (for shelter)
Waajid       One whose wants are satisfied; one who endervours; an inventor; wealthy; a lover or beloved.
Waasi`       Capacious; ample; one who possesses abundant (of anything); Allah’s attribute meaning The All-Co
Wadee'       Calm, Peaceful
Wadood       Friend; companions; beloved; Allah’s attribute
Wafeeq       Successful
Wahab        Gift; name of a Sahaabi (Radhiallaahu Anhu)
Waheed       Unique; unparalleled
Wahhaab      One who give charity, etc. abundantly; Allah’s attribute
Wahhaaj      Shining; illuminated
Wajaahat     Comeliness; dignity; elevated position
Wajeeh       Noble
Wajeeh       Of good and comely appearance
Wakeel       Counsellor; attorney; agent; adroit; Allah’s attribute
Walee        Prince; lord; friend; guardian; a beloved of Allah Ta’ala; Allah’s attribute
Waleed       Boy; Child; Name of a Sahaabi (Radhiallaahu Anhu)
Waleed       Newborn child
Waliyudeen   Supporter of the Faith
Waliyullah   Supporter of God
Waqaar       Dignity; modesty; constancy; mildness
Waseem       Beautiful; handsome
Waseem       Graceful, Good looking
Wazeer       An advisor or counsel to the king; one who renders a helping hand in some task
Ya’qoob      Name of an illustrious Prophet of Allah Ta’ala. Father of Sayyiduna Yoosuf (Alayhis salaam)
Yaaseen      One of the Prophet Muhammad's names
Yahyaa       A Prophet's name
Yahyaa       This is the imperfect tense of Hayy which means ‘to live’. This Yahyaa would mean ‘will live’. Name o
Yaman        Proper name
Yasaar       Ease, Wealth
Yasir        Wealthy
Yazeed       Increasing; multiplying; Name of the son of Sayyiduna Ameer Mu’aawiya
Yazeed       To increase, Grow, Enhance
Yoonus       A Prophet's name
Yoonus       Name of an illustrious prophet of Allah Ta’ala
Yoosuf       A Prophet's name
Yoosuf       Name of well-known prophet of Allah – son of Ya’qoob (Alayhis salaam)
Zaafir       Victorious
Zaahid       A devotee; an ascetic; one who renounces the world and is fully devoted to Allah.
Zaahid       Abstemious, Ascetic
Zaahir       A blooming flower; a bright and shining colour; lofty.
Zaahir       Apparent; evident; one of the attributes of Allah Ta'ala.
Zaahir       Bright, Shining
Zaakir       One who constantly praises and remembers Allah Ta'aala.
Zafar        Victory; triumph; name of a sahaabi (RA).
Zafeer       Of firm and resolute intention.
Zaheer       An ally; an associate; a protector.
Zaheer       Blooming; shining; luminous.
Zaib         Beauty. Name: Zaibun-Nisaa' - the most beautiful amongst ladies.
Zaid         Abundance; excess surplus; name of a sahaabi radhiyallaahu-anhu.
Zain         Ornament; beauty; grace; honour; to beautify; to decorate.
Zakaa        Keen perception; sharpness of mind; deep insight; sagacity. Name: Zakaa'ud-Deen.
Zakariya     A Prophet's name
Zakariyyaa   Name of a prophet of Allah.
Zakee        One who has a sharp mind and keen perception; intelligent.
Zakee        Pure; virtuous; clean; truthful.
Zakiy        Pure
Zayd         Superabundance
Ziyaad       Increase; surplus; plenty.
Ziyad        Superabundance
Zubaid       The diminutive of zubd meaning cream, butter etc.
Zubair       A brave and wise person; name of one of the Asharah Mubash-shrah.
Zufar        Lion; a brave person; an army; a flowing river; name of an authority in fiqh during the time of Imaam
Zuhayr       Bright
Zuhoor       Appearing; arising, visibility.
Zukaa        The sun; dawn; morning.
Zulfaqaar    Name of a celebrated sword which fell into the hand of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam in th
Zul-Kifl     Name of a prophet of Allah.
Zun-Noon     The appellation of Yoonus (AS) meaning The Man of the Whale, since he was swallowed by a whale
word Aadam is derived from the Arabic word udmah meaning wheat-coloured. Aadam alayhis-salaam was of his colour. Hence the name.


 Mugal dynasty - Aurangzeb.




o was noted for his intelligence. This name is commonly used in combination with Ali and Ahmad, as Asif Ali/Ahmad.




e of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.

h the word Allah or any attribute of Allah Ta'ala and His Rasool e.g. Abdullah, Abdul-Haqq, Abdur-Rasool, Abdun-Nabi.
 ed in combination with names like Hasan, Haarith, Fadhi, Qaasim etc., except that Alif Laam, will have to be inserted before the second porti
pitality to Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam when he migrated to Madinah.
mbrace Islam. A young camel is called Bakr in Arabic. Aboo Bakr was known by this name since he was noted for his expertise in curing. His
unnah-wal jamm'ah whose real name was No'maan. The Imaam's extreme piety is borne out by the fact that for 43 years he performed all his
 d compiling thousands of Ahadeeth of Rasoolullah sallallaahu- alayhi-wasallam.
ather of Ali (RA).
 allallaahu alayhi wasallam when he found him on the day lying flat on the bare floor of Masjidun-Nabi with dust on his body. Rasoolullah salla
ere given the glad tidings of their pardon and assured abode in Jannah.
ble combination: Abraarul-Haqq.




 ayhi-wasallam was from this tribe.




dantly; the blessed name of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi- wasallam.




sin of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.
ophet, Muhammad sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.




Salaah with Jamaat; name of a sahaabi (RA).




 companion of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.




 aning 'Lion of Allah'.




misfortunes. It is also the name of a sahaabi (RA).




ulties with patient endurance.

ttribute of Allah Ta'ala.
 boo-Ja'far (RA).
en a child is given a name where one of the attributes of Allah is desired to be used it is necessary that the word Abd meaning servant or slav


Allah is the creator of things the like of which was hitherto non-existent.

 of a sahaabi (RA).




alayhi-wasallam.

tle of Fatimah radhiyallaahu-anhaa.
 Abyssinian mu'azzin of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi- wasallam.




layhis-salaam.
y deed worthless but compensates accordingly; Allah's attribute. Name: Abdul-Dayyaan.




 h and Roohul-Lah.
or the Qur'aan since it distinguishes truth from falsehood.




d in worshipping Allah Ta'ala 'Gauth; literally means a redresser of grievances or a helper or defender. According to this meaning Allah Ta'ala
 deal combination; Ghiyaathud-Deen.




ah (Radhiallaahu Anha)
lallaahu-alayhi-wasallam; also the name of a Sahabi (RA).




n illustrious prophet of Allah Ta’ala. Haaroonur-Rasheed was the name of a Khaleefah in the Abbaasi dynasty.


llaahu Alayhi Wasallam) great-grandfather was named as such because he had established a public kitchen when Makkah was severely hit

name of a sahaabi (RA).
Hafeezur-Rahmaan, Hafeezud-Deen, Abdul-Hafeez.




one who is worthy of praise.

asallam whose appelation was Asadullah and Asadur-Rasool meaning' Lion of Allah' and 'Lion of the Prophet'.
bandons all false religions and follows Islaam steadfastly. The title of Ibraaheem (AS) attribute to him by Allah for his complete rejection of fa


oolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam i.e., elder of the two sons of Ali and Fatimah radhiyallahu-anhumaa.




as Aboo Hurayra


 younger of the two sons of Ali (RA) and Faatimah (RA).




itle of Khaleelullah meaning friend of Allah. Ibraaheem literally means 'father of the people' or most affectionate father'.


rived from dars or diraasah meaning to read or teach the lessson. Owing to Idrees' (AS) reading and teaching the Holy Scriptures, he was ca
bility. Name of the father of Maryam alayhas-salaam.




ala and His kingdom.


 s one who laughs. (Loghaatul-Qur'aan)




ans submission to the will of Allah Ta'ala. The religion of the Muslims is called Islaam.
S). It is said that this name is composed of two words, isma' meaning listen! and eel meaning Allah in the Syriac language. In other words "He

e Jews are referred to as Bani Israa'eel, meaning 'sons of Israa'eel'.




  the berieved; an attribute of Allah - hence the necessity of the word Abd before Jabbaar as Abdul-Jabbaar.
 llaahu-alayhi-wasallam and blood brother of Ali (RA). After his demise Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam informed the sahaabah (Ra)




 (RA), the son of Imaam Ja'far Saadiq (RA).
 the one is called "Kaleem" with respect to his fellow-speaker; Kaleemullah was the title of Sayyiduna Moosaa (AS) since he conversed with




ame of a well-known and brave sahaabi, Khalid bin Waleed (RA).




(AS) meaning 'friend of Allah'.



picious occasions.




 an epithet applied to Allah Ta'ala.




 in the Holy Qur'aan. This word is sometime used metaphorically for a wise, intelligent and experienced man.




pected appearance before Qiyaamah; an attribute of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.
us sahaabi (RA).
 name of Hadhrat Eesaa (AS).
 Day of Arafah.




fficulty: a leader who is able to assemble his subordinates by a single command; name of a Sahabi(RA).



hu-alayhi-wasallam; name of a surah in the Holy Qur'aan.


rotect; one who is merciful; an attribute of Allah Ta'ala.

'ala shower his blessings upon him.
one who has the choice; invested with authority and power; attribute of Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.




 suppressing the desires of the nafs or self.




 Allah Ta'ala and Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam, name of a sahaabi (RA).




hi-wasallam; name of a surah in the Holy Qur'aan.
bi (Radhiallaahu Anhu)
aahu-alayhi-wasallam; also his attribute.




e: Abdul-Quddoos.

m depends the affairs of the people; best; the northern star.

soolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam is also referred to as Ra'oof in the Holy Qur'aan
of Allah and His kingdom. The word 'Ghulaam' is usually used as a prefix as Ghulaam Rabbaanee.




he 10 sahaabah (RA) who were given the good news of their pardon and assured abode in Jannah.


s; title of Ayyoob alayhis-salaam.




am alayhi-salaam was Safiyul-Laah meaning Allah's Friend.
 hu meaning 'Sword of Allah'.




t; of cool temperament.

om everyone and everything is dependent; Allah's attribute.




 of His mercy.




asoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam.




ciate the worth of any deed; an attribute of Allah Ta'aala.



 amily background; urbane.




ed; title of Sayyiduna Aboo Bakr radhiyallaahu-anhu.
who conquered Spain. Jabal-al-Taariq which has been changed to Gilbrator is named after him. Also the name of a Sahaabi (RA)




f crop; the blooming of trees.
as Ahmad, Ali etc. are used. For girls the word Tanweer is used by itself or with the word 'Baanoo' as suffix as is customary amongst the Indi




sahaabi (RA).




e of sahaabi (RA) as well.
h sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam and who, despite not having seen or met Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam admired and loved him whol




wealthy; a lover or beloved.
 h’s attribute meaning The All-Controlling




 Yoosuf (Alayhis salaam)


 aa would mean ‘will live’. Name of an illustrious prophet of Allah Ta’ala.
voted to Allah.




 Zakaa'ud-Deen.




in fiqh during the time of Imaam Aboo Haneefah (RA).



sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam in the Battle of Badr and which was then presented to Ali (RA). Note: It is incorrect to say Fiqaar - with kasrah.

nce he was swallowed by a whale; also name of a saint - Zun-Noon Misree.
was of his colour. Hence the name.




 if Ali/Ahmad.




 l, Abdun-Nabi.
o be inserted before the second portion of the name so as to join the preceding word with it. as Abul-Hasan, Abul-Haarith, Abul-Fadhl and Ab

 noted for his expertise in curing. His real name was Abdullah.
that for 43 years he performed all his daily Salaah including tahajjud with one single wudhu. It was his custom to complete the recitation of th


th dust on his body. Rasoolullah sallallaahu-alayhi-wasallam said to him humorously: 'Qum, Yaa Abaa Toraab!' (Rise, 0 Father of Dust). This
he word Abd meaning servant or slave be used as a prefix, as Abdul-Baaree meaning the slave or servant of the Creator or Deity.
ccording to this meaning Allah Ta'ala is also 'Ghauth’. Name usually kept is Ghulaam Ghauth.




chen when Makkah was severely hit by drought. He would purchase food from Syria and most generously distribute it among the Makkans. I
 Allah for his complete rejection of falsehood and resolute faith in the oneness of Allah.




ctionate father'.


aching the Holy Scriptures, he was called by this name.
e Syriac language. In other words "Hear and grant my prayers, O Allah!" Ibraaheem (AS) used to make dua for a son by these words. When




sallam informed the sahaabah (Ra) that Allah Ta'aalaa blessed him with wings in Jannah with which he goes wherever he pleases. Hence th
oosaa (AS) since he conversed with Allah Ta'ala.
name of a Sahaabi (RA)




ffix as is customary amongst the Indian Muslims of Uttar Pardesh.
asallam admired and loved him whole-heartedly.
correct to say Fiqaar - with kasrah.
san, Abul-Haarith, Abul-Fadhl and Abul-Qaasim.


ustom to complete the recitation of the Holy Qur'aan 61 times during the holy month of Ramadaan.


oraab!' (Rise, 0 Father of Dust). This became his title ever since.
ant of the Creator or Deity.
sly distribute it among the Makkans. It is said that he used to have crushed bread added to gravy which was fed to the people. Hence the nam
dua for a son by these words. When his dua was heard, he named the son Ismaaeel. Ismaa'eel also means one who is obedient to Allah.




goes wherever he pleases. Hence the title Tayyaar.
was fed to the people. Hence the name
ans one who is obedient to Allah.

								
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