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Samira

Samira

Samira Meaning and Origin The name Samira is a girl’s name of Arabic origin meaning “companion in evening conversation”. Current Popularity: #924.

Samara

Samara

Samara Meaning and Origin The name Samara is a girl’s name of Hebrew and Arabic origin meaning “guardian or protected by God”. Current Popularity: #350.

Sana

Sana

Sana Meaning and Origin The name Sana is a girl’s name of Arabic origin meaning “radiance”. Posts with the name Sana: 10 Unique “S” Names for Girls

Sahara

Sahara

Sahara Meaning and Origin The name Sahara is a girl’s name of Arabic origin meaning “desert”. Posts with the name Sahara: 10 Unique “S” Names for Girls

Amaya

Amaya

Amaya Meaning and Origin Amaya is a girl’s name meaning “night rain” and is of Arabic origin.

Abia

Abia

Abia Meaning and Origin Abia is a girl’s name meaning “great” and is of Arabic origin. Posts with the name Abia: 30 Adorable and Unique Girl Names Starting with the Letter A

Taj

Taj

Taj Meaning and Origin Taj is a boy’s name of Arabic, Persian, and Sanskrit origin, meaning: “crown.”  Posts with the name Taj: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground

Ceylon

Ceylon

Ceylon Meaning and Origin Ceylon is a boy's name meaning "Sri Lanka" and is of Arabic origin. Posts with the name Ceylon: 30 Vintage Baby Names Lost in Time That Actually Sound Quite Modern

Thara

Thara

Thara Meaning and Origin Thara is a girl's name meaning "wealth, water" and is of Arabic, Thai origin. Posts with the name Thara: 20 Unique Unusual Girl Names to Add to Your Favorites List

Basra

Basra

Basra Meaning and Origin Basra is a girl's gemstone name. Basra is a type of pearl gemstone that originated from the Basra region of the Persian Gulf. Posts with the name Basra: 25 Sparkling Off Beat Gemstone Names For Girls

Yara

Yara

Yara Meaning and Origin Yara is a girl's name meaning "water lady, small butterfly" and is of Brazilian, Arabic origin. Current Popularity: #651. Posts with the name Yara:  25 Effortlessly Cool Names for Baby Girls 60 Hippie Baby Names For Your Little Boho...

Zadie

Zadie

Zadie Meaning and Origin Zadie is a girl's name meaning "princess" and is of Arabic origin. Posts with the name Zadie: Stylish Names for Girls That Are Worthy Of The Runway 21 Girl Names Nobody is Using

Zabian

Zabian

Zabian Meaning and Origin The name Zabian is a boy’s name meaning “one who worships the stars” and is of Arabic origin. Posts with the name Zabian: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Zayd

Zayd

Zayd Meaning and Origin The name Zayd is a boy’s name meaning “abundance” and is of Arabic origin. The name Zayd has a fresh sound, making it a great modern choice. Current Popularity: #776. Posts with the name Zayd: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of 40 One Syllable...

Zohan

Zohan

Zohan Meaning and Origin The name Zohan is a boy’s name meaning “gift from Allah” and is of Arabic origin.  Posts with the name Zohan: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Talib

Talib

Talib Meaning and Origin The name Talib is a boy's name meaning "seeker of knowledge" and is of Arabic African origin. Posts with the name Talib: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Zagan

Zagan

Zagan Meaning and Origin The name Zagan is a boy's name meaning "beautifier" and is of Arabic origin. He is also known as one of the fallen angels, who first appears as a bull with griffin wings, and then as a man. Posts with the name Zagan: 60 Goth Baby Names from...

Lisha

Lisha

Lisha Meaning and Origin The name Lisha is a girl's name meaning "darkness before midnight" and is of Arabic origin. Posts with the name Lisha: 60 Goth Baby Names from the Darkside for Girls and Boys

Zaida

Zaida

Zaida Meaning and Origin Zaida is a girl’s name meaning “to increase” and is of Arabic origin. Feminine of Zayd, derived from Arabic zada. Posts with the name Zaida: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of 40 Beautiful Rare Girl Names You May Have...

Caliana

Caliana

Caliana Meaning and Origin The name Caliana is a girl's name meaning "castle or tower" and is of Arabic origin. Posts with the name Caliana: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Alia

Alia

Alia (aa-lee-uh) is an Arabic girl’s name meaning: “exalted”.

Aaliyah

Aaliyah

Aaliyah (ah-LIY-ah) is a Hebrew and Arabic name meaning: “ascending”.

Romina

Romina

Romina is a Arabic name meaning: “from the land of Christians”.

Layana

Layana

Layana is an invented girl’s name.

Layla

Layla

Layla is an Arabic name meaning: “night”.

Lila

Lila

Lila is an Arabic name meaning: “night”.

Zara

Zara

Zara Meaning and Origin The name Zara is a girl's name meaning "princess" and is of Hebrew origin. The name Zara is also an Arabic name meaning: ”to blossom”. Current Popularity: #215. Posts with the name Zara: 100 Cute First & Middle Name Combinations For Girls...

Rowan

Rowan

Rowan is an Irish and Scottish name, meaning: “little redhead”.

Badriyah

Badriyah

“Resembling the full moon”

Kalila

Kalila

Kalila Meaning and Origin Kalila is a girl’s name meaning “beloved” and is of Arabic origin. Posts with the name Kalila: 40 Beautiful Rare Girl Names You May Have Missed

Vega

Vega

Vega Meaning and Origin The name Vega is a boy's name meaning "sweeping eagle" and is of Arabic origin. A name of a star in the constellation Lyra is derived from the Arabic word al-Waqi’. Posts with the name Vega 30 Rare and Unique Names for Girls

Raisa

Raisa

Raisa Meaning and Origin The name Raisa is a girl's name meaning "rose" and is of Arabic or Yiddish origin. Pronounced: ru-EES-a. Feminine of Rais ‘leader, chief’ in Arabic. Also ‘rose’ in Yiddish. Posts with the name Raisa: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard...

Nuria

Nuria

Nuria is a Catalan name taken from the Virgin of Núria. 

Naiara

Naiara

Naiara is a  place name, from the Basque Spanish city Nájera, that is of Arabic origin.

Inaya

Inaya

Inaya Meaning and Origin The name Inaya is a girl's name meaning "care, protection" and is of Arabic origin. Pronounced: in-NAY-a. A Quranic name derived from Ain-W-N root. RELATED NAMES: Iynaayah, Naya. Posts with the name Inaya: 24 Fairytale Inspired Girl Names Fit...

Iman

Iman

Iman Meaning and Origin The name Iman is a unisex name meaning "faithful" and is of Arabic origin.

Isa

Isa

Isa Meaning and Origin Isa is a girl’s name meaning “jesus” and is of Arabic origin. An Arabic translation of Jesus. Also a short form of Isabel but now more commonly used as an independent first name. Posts with the name Isa: 60 Short Unique Girl...

Saffron

Saffron

Saffron Meaning and Origin The name Saffron is a girl's name meaning "spice" and is of English origin. A name of a yellow-colored spice, from Old French safran, ultimately of Arabic origin. The bulb was introduced to Europe from the East in the Middle Ages.  Posts...

Selima

Selima

Selima Meaning and Origin The name Selima is a girl's name meaning "peace" and is of Arabic origin. Its first known occurrence is in a poem by Thomas Gray (1716-71). It may be influenced by the Arabic name Selim ‘peace’.  Posts with the name Selima: 100 Girl Names You...

Abla

Abla

Abla (AH blah) is a girl’s Arabic name meaning: “Woman with a full figure”.

Ghayth

Ghayth

Ghayth Meaning and Origin The name Ghayth is a boy's name meaning "rain" and is of Arabic origin. A word name with connotations in a desert climate. Posts with the name Ghayth: 100 Cute First and Middle Names for Boys

Haidar

Haidar

Haidar Meaning and Origin The name Haidar is a boy's name meaning "lion" and is of Arabic origin. Haidar Allāh ‘Lion of Allāh’ was the son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad. VARIANT: Haydar.

Harith

Harith

Harith Meaning and Origin The name Harith is a boy's name meaning "provider, breadwinner" and is of Arabic origin. The name Harith also means ‘lion’.

Idris

Idris

Idris Meaning and Origin Idris is a boy’s name of Arabic origin, meaning: “prophet of the righteous.” A name of a man mentioned twice in the Qur’an described as a ‘prophet of the righteous. Current Popularity: #829. Posts with the name Idris: 100 Unique Names for Boys...

Isra

Isra

Isra Meaning and Origin The name Isra is a boy's name meaning "night journey" and is of Arabic origin. A reference to the story of Muhammad’s night journey to Jerusalem.  

Nasrin

Nasrin

Nasrin Meaning and Origin The name Nasrin is a girl's name meaning "wild rose" and is of Persian origin.  Posts with the name Nasrin: 50 Exotic & Unique Names for Your Baby Girl

Qusay

Qusay

Qusay Meaning and Origin The name Qusay is a boy's name meaning "distant, remote" and is of Arabic origin. An ancient name from the Quraish tribe.

Abbas

Abbas

Abbas Meaning and Origin Abbas is a boy’s name of Arabic origins, meaning: “austere”. An ancestor of Abbasid caliphs who ruled the Islamic world between 750 and 1258.

Adnan

Adnan

Adnan Meaning and Origin Adnan is a boy’s name of Arabic origin, meaning: “settler.” Derived from Adnāniyūn people living in the north of the Arabian Peninsula. Posts with the name Adnan: 50 Unique Boy Names That Start with A

Ammar

Ammar

Ammar Meaning and Origin Ammar is a boy’s name of Arabic origin, meaning: “long-lived.” The name of one of the earliest converts to Islam, renowned for his piety.

Zuleika

Zuleika

Zuleika Meaning and Origin Zuleika is a girl's name meaning "fair" and is of Arabic origin. Biblical name given to Potiphar’s wife in both Jewish and Muslim scripture. She is known for attempting to seduce Joseph (Genesis 39:7-20). Jewish, Christian, and Muslim...

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