Girl's Name 1 Aabidah Worshipper. Afeefa Chaste Page 1 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. Page 2 1 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 Page 3 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. # # Beenish Vision, sight; the faculty of seeing. Darakhsh Shinning. aan # Benzair Incomparable. Darakhsh Shinning. Page 4 an # 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). Page 5 1 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. h # 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. h # 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. h # 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. h 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; Page 6 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. h 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. h # 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. h # 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. Page 7 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. 324- 380 Zariya Beauty and light. Page 8 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. h 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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