Sunday, July 25, 2010

Names for Girls


Muslim Girl Names
'ABLA "full figured"
'AISHA "alive”
ALIA “sublime or lofty”
ALINA "noble"
ALYA "sublime" or "lofty"
AMAL "aspirations"
AMANI "wishes"
AMINA "truthful"
AMIRA “Princess or commander”
ANISA "friendly"
ASMA "appellations" or "prestige"
ATIYA "gift"
AYISHAH "prosperous"
BADR "full moon
BAHIGA "happy"
BAHIYYA "beautiful"
BASMA “ smiling”
BUDUR “full moon “
DALAL "coquettishness"
DIMA "downpour"
DUA "prayer"
DUHA "morning"
FADIA “ savior”
FADILA virtuous, generous
FAHMIDA scholar
FAKHRI "honourary
FAKHRIYYA honourary
FARAH "joy"
FARDOOS "paradise"
FARIDA "unique"
FARIHA "happy"
FARRAH Muslim "burden bearer" (Arabic)
FATHIYYA conqueror
FATIMA "to abstain"
FATIN "charming" or "seductive"
FATMA Contracted form of fatima
FAWZI "triumph"
FAWZIYYA truimph
FAYRUZ "turquoise (the gemstone)
FIDDA "silver"
FIKRIYYA intellectual
GAMAL beauty
GAMILA beautiful
GATHBIYYA charming
GHADA "graceful woman"
GHADIR "stream"
GHALIYA "fragrant"
GHUFRAN "forgiveness"
HABIBA beloved
HADIL "cooing (of a pigeon))
HADYA Religious guide
HAFSA "brooding hen"
HAFSAH brooding hen
HAFZA brooding hen
HAIFA "slender"
HALA "halo around the moon"
HANA "bliss, happiness"
HANAA happiness
HANAN "mercy, compassion"
HAYFA "slender"
HIBA "gift"
HIKMAT "wisdom"
HIND Meaning unknown. This was the name of one of the wives of the Prophet Muhammad.
HOODA right guidance
HOUDA right guidance
HUDA "right guidance"
IBTIHAJ "joy"
IBTISAM "smiling"
IHAB "gift"
IHSAN "charity"
IKRAAM "honour"
IMAN "faith"
IMEN faith
IN'AM "giving, bestowal"
'ISMAT "safeguarding"
ISRA "nocturnal journey"
I'TIDAL "temperance, moderation"
IZDIHAR "blossoming"
JAMAL "beauty"
JAMILA beautiful
JATHBIYYA charming
JATHIBIYYA "charm, attractiveness"
JESSENIA "flower"
JINAN "garden" or "paradise"
JUMANA "silver pearl"
JUMANAH silver pearl
KARAM "generosity"
KARIMA "noble, generous"
KHADIGA premature child
KHADIJA "premature child"
KHALIDA eternal
KHATIJAH premature child
KHAYRIYYA charitable
KHORSHED sun
KHURSHID "sun"
LAMIS "soft"
LAMYA "having beautiful dark lips"
LATEEFAH gentle and kind
LATIFA kind
LATIFAH gentle
LAWAHIZ "glances"
LAYLA "wine, alcohol"
LEILA “night”
LEILAH night
LELA night
LINA "palm tree"
LUBNA "storax tree"
LUJAYN "silver"
MAHA "wild cow"
MALAK "angel"
MARIAM Arabic form of Mary
MARWA a fragrant plant. Al -Marwa is one of the hills in Mecca.
MARYAM Arabic form of MARY
MUHSINA beneficient
MUNA "wish" or "desire"
MUNIRA bright and shining
NADA Either "generous" or "dew"
NADYAgenerous
NAILA attainer
NA'IMA"tranquil, at ease" (Arabic)
NAWAL "gift"
NUHA "mind"
NURA "light" or "to illuminate".
RABAB From the Arabic word rababah, a musical instrument.
RAJA "hope"
RANA "an eye - catching object"
RANYA "looking"
RASHIDA rightly guided
RAWIYA "storyteller"
RAWYA story teller
RIM "white antelope"
ROSHAN "light"
ROSHANARA "light of the assembly"
RUQAYYA "ascent" or "incantation"
SABAH "morning"
SALHA righteous
SALMA "safe"
SAMEERA "companion in evening talk"
SANA' "radiance"
SANYA "radiant"
SARA Abraham’s wife
SCHEHERAZADE person of the city
SHADYA singer
SHAFIQA compassioante
SHAHIRA renowned"
SHAHNAZ "pride of the king"
SHAHRAZAD "person of the city"
SHAHRIZAD city dweller
SHAKIRA thankful
SHAMA "lamp" or "mark"
SHARIFA eminent or virtuous
SHEHERAZADE city dweller
SHUKRIYYA thankful
SURAYA the “Pleiades”
TALIBA "seeker of knowledge"
THURAYYA "the Pleiades" . The Pleiades are a group of seven stars in the constellation Taurus.
WIDAD "love"
ZAHRA radiance
ZAHRAH "splendor, radiance"
ZAIDA growth
ZAINAB From the Arabic name of a fragrant flowering plant.
ZAIRA vibrance
ZAKIYYA pure
ZARAY radiance
ZARIA radiance