Islamic Girl Names

AishaShe who lives
ArwaFresh, satisfied
AyaMiracle, verse (of the Qur'an)
BayanTo speak with eloquence
BushraGood news or omen
DaliaSlender branch
DanaBeautiful pearl
DaniaClose, near
DareenBeautiful flower
ShadeenA deer who lives alone in the forest
FatimaOne who abstains
HanifaTrue believer
HawaEve, desire
ThanaaAn occasion that is festive in nature
Gul janFlower Life
JumanahSilver Pearl
KhadijaPremature child
KhalidaEternal life
FuratThe sweet taste of water
LatifaGentle, pleasant
LeenSoft, gentle
LinaYoung palm tree, tender, delicate
LouliaSmall pearl
MahaBeautiful eyes, like those of a wild cow
GhadiaMorning, Cloud
MarwaSmooth white rock
MaryaRadiant, fair
MaryamLady of the sea (Arabic equivalent of the name Mary or Miriam)
MayaGraciousness, princess
MaysoonBeautiful face and body
MuniraLuminous, shining
MunyaWish, desire
NadineShowered of blessings
NadaGenerosity, dew
NahlaFirst drink of water, water in the desert
NesrineWild rose
NezihaHonest, virtuous
NuhaSage, mind, wisdom
NuraFilled with light
ZiahShe who sheds light in dark times
QadiraPowerful, able
RahimaMerciful, compassionate
WabisaSomething Bright
RaniaDelightful, content
RashidaRighteous, wise
RihannaFragrance, good scent
RuqayyaSpell, enchantment
SaharJust before dawn
SalmaSafe, peaceful
SakinaTranquility, peace
SalmaSafe, peaceful
SamarFruit, reward
SamiraOf pleasant company, loved
SarahJoy, delight
ShahdPure honey
SherineSweet, pleasant
TahiraPure, clean
TalaPalm tree
TamaraDate tree
TamannaDesire, wish
MahaaEndless supply of pure water
Umm KulthoumSomeone with a chubby face
KaarimaExtremely generous
YumnaGoodness, blessings
YusraProsperity, good fortune
ZahraBeautiful, flower
BadaiWonder, Marval
ZaynabFragrant flower
Aaliyah/Aaliya/Alia/AaliaExalted and high in rank, status/ greatness, glory.
AaminaHonest, Faithful.
AaminahOne who is Trustworthy, faithful, peaceful, honest,Someone who is protected from all that causes fear.
Aa’ishahOne who has a good life.
AfraaBlonde, fair-skinned.
Aisha/Ayesha/Aysha/AishahAlive, living/ one with a good life/ prosperous and affluent.There were 8 Sahabas with this name. One of them was Ā’ishah bint Abī Bakr(Mother ofthe Believers), the youngest wife of the Prophet.
AknaaFemale with a belly that bulges out.
AmahSlave, a female companion.She was the daughter of Khalid Bin Saeed,She was the daughter of Khalid Bin Saeed,
Aminah/Amina/AmnaTruthful, trustworthy, safe, faithful, honest. Aminah bint Wahb was the Prophet’s mother.
AmrahHeadgear (hat, turban). There were 20 Sahabas named Amrah.
Arwa/ArwaaAgile, beautiful, gracefulness. One with the name of Arwa was a cousin of the Prophet.
AsiyahOne who helps and heals weak people.
AsmaPrecious, beautiful, exalted, high or great,loftier than others. Asmā’ bint Abu Bakr was the daughter of Abu Bakr’s and Aisha’s sister. Inspired by her father she was the 15th person to embrace Islam.
AtheelahBorn into a good family or from an honoured lineage. There were 3 Sahabas called Atheelah.
Atiqa/Aatikah/Atika/AatikaEmancipated/ generous/ noble/ beautiful lady/ someone with the sweet smell of perfume/ a colour or substance full of purity. One of the Sahabas Atiqa bint Zayd was famous for various reasons. She was a poet/ she was married to Muslim men who died as shahids/ she was also known as the wife of Umar bin Al-Khattab,the second Caliph.
Atiya/AtiyyaDonation, grant, gift.
AymanRighteous, Moral.One of the Sahabas Umm Ayman was the second mother of the Prophet. She looked after the Prophet after the demise of his mother Aminah. This is a unisex name, but primarily used for girls.
Badiyah/BadiaThe desert land, the countryside as in the areas on the city outskirts, someone who starts or initiates something, someone who is visible and prominent.
BaghoomFemale with a soft, feminine, high-pitched voice with which she sings to her child.
BarakahBlessing, approval, and profusion. There were 3 Sahabas with this name.
BareerahPious. One of the very famous Sahabas had this name. She was a slave who was finally set free by Sayyidina Ayshah RA, wife of the Prophet.
BarrahShe was the aunt of the Prophet SAW.
Barwa`Color, Hue.
BarzahA narrator of Hadith that are sayings of the Prophet.
BudailahSomething or someone that stands in the stead of another.
BuhaisahOne who is walks around with pride, Boldness and bravery.
BuhayyahBeautiful and radiant. Two Sahaba’s had this name.
BushrahGood news or good omen.
BusrahGood news, Glad tidings, Good omen, Face, Visage.
Durrah/Durra/DoraA bead of pearl.
Faazilah/FadhilahNoble, gracious and honourable/ excellent and superior,
FakhitahOne who walks with pride. Sahaba Fākhitah bint Abī Tālib was the Prophet’s cousin and joined Islam after the Prophet conquered Mecca
Fariah/ Faari`ah/ Feriha/ FariyahA travel way (raised road/water channel) in the mountains.
FarwahFur, wealth, riches, affluence, prosperity.
FarwahName of a companion, Crown, Wealth.
FashamBig, large, spacious.
Fatimah/ Faatima/FatemaA child that has been weaned off breast milk. One of the daughters of the Prophet has this name.
FeerozahPrecious Stone, Daughter of Al-Mazfar.
Fizza/Fiza/Fizzah/FidhaSpreading/ breeze/ silver.
Fukaihah/ FukayhaJoyful and merry.
Furai`ah/ FurayaahTall, high, lofty, great.
GhufailahIgnorant and oblivious, One who unknowingly neglects or overlooks something.
GhufairahMercy, a kind of tulip (Tulipa humilis), name of youngest wife of the Prophet Aisha’s slave.
Ghumaisaa/RumaisaaName of the star Sirius.
HaalahA crescent shaped ear-ring.
HababahShe was a narrator of hadith, A daughter of Ajlan.
HabibahFavorite, beloved, dear, a relative of the Prophet.
HafsahA young lioness, This name belonged to one of the wives of the Prophet. She was one of the first to memorize the Quran as well.
HalahLight surrounding the moon. She was a relative of the Prophet.
HalimahGentle, mild-mannered female, wet nurse/foster mother of the Prophet.
Hammanah/HamnaHoly sparrow/ a relative of the Prophet had this name.
HasanahSmart, young, desirable, good, beautiful female.
HaulaCross-eyed female, sometimes also a not so intelligent female.
HazimahIron hearted and strong-willed, steadfast, firm, resolute.
HazmahResolve, Prudence, Determination, Judiciousness.
HindFlock/herd of camels. One of the mother-in-law of the Prophet had this name.
HukaimahDecisiveness, Wisdom.
HukaymahShe was the daughter of Umaymah daughter of Ruqayqah.
HurairahKitten or a small/baby cat.
HuzailahOne who is thin or slim.
Ismah/IsmaVirtue, purity, safeguarding.
JahdamahShe was a female companion of Prophet SAW,one who has speed and haste in walking,Badness in behaviour.
Jamila/Gamila/Djemila/ Džemila/Jamillah/Djamila/ Jamyla/YamilaBeautiful, graceful.
JarbaaA sky full of stars, gorgeous and humorous girl, dry weather with no rain.
JasrahShe was a narrator of hadith.
JudiPraised, Jewess.
JumailThe Nightingale bird.
JumaimahPlenty, profusion, abundance.
JumanahSilver colored pearl.
JumaymahName of female companion.
JuwairiahA young female. One of the Prophet’s wife.
KabeerahGreat, immense, senior, mighty.
KabshahA sheep of two to four years.
KarimaGracious, generous, a friend.
KhansaSome sort of insect, possibly a fly.
KhawlahOne who has beautiful features,loneliness,a female deer.
KhulaisahGazelle, pure, pristine, wholesome.
KubaishahLeader or chief.
LailaaInebriation, intoxication.
LubabaPure, clean.
Lubna/LubanaWish, desire, hope.
Luhayyah/ Luhyah/ NuhayyahA very nice gift, present or endowment/ something that makes someone wise, sensible. Luhayyah was the name of the wife of the second Caliph Umar ibn al-Khattab.
MaaryaA lady having fair complexion.
Manee`ahProtector, defender.
MariyaPurity, chastity.
MulaikahA letter, piece of paper or parchment.
NailaGracious, benevolent.
NaseebaLuck, share, appropriate, befitting, proper, noble, ladylike.
NusaibahSomeone born into an important family and with a respected lineage, beautiful hair of a female.
QailahSiesta or catnap at midday, This is also the title of Yemeni rulers and a female camel who is milked at midday.
Qareebah / QaribaNear, close.
RababWhite coloured cloud.
RabdaA female ostrich.
RamlahA grain of sand.
RubaiA palatial house, fortress or plaza.
RufaidahA group or tribe of people.
RumaithahA cluster of small desert trees.
RuqayaSuperior,Gentle, Goddess Of Beauty.
RuqayyahGentle, soft, mild-mannered. One of the daughters of the Prophet.
SafiyyaPure, clean.Safiyyah bint Huyayy was one of the wives of the Prophet.
SahlaSmooth, soft, fluent, flowing.
SakinaPeaceful, serene, tranquil, devout.
Salamah/SalmaPeaceful, healthy, safe and sound/ flawless or without a fault/ whole.
SamaaSky, heaven, exalted.
SamraaOne with a brown or olive colored skin or skin that is neither too light nor too dark.
Sara/SarahFemale full of greatness or glory/ princess
Sawdah/SawdaA place full of palm trees/ powder.
SummayaHigh above, saint. The first female martyr in Islam.
Tamazur/TamadhurWhite, radiant, brilliant.
Taw’amahA person who is a twin of someone else.
Tayyiba Bint-e-WahabGood, pure, good-natured, sweet.
Thubaitah/SubaitahSet, firm or established at a place/ stable and unwavering.
ThubaytahDaughter of Yaar bin Zayd al-Ansariyah, She was among the early Muhajirs to Madina and a distinguished woman comapnion.
UmamahYoung mother, three hundred camels. The Prophet’s granddaughter had the same name.
Um-e-RalahThe act of bowing, paying homage, worshipping or prayer.
Umm QaisMother of Qais.
Umm SalamahMother of Salamah.
Ummul FazlName of a Sahabiyah, Mother of Al-fadhl.
UmniyahWish, hope, desire.
UwaimirahA visitor, a place which is well inhabited and prosperous, long-lived, a snake.
YusairahState of great comfort and no struggle, affluence.
Zaaidah/Za’idahOne who cooks food for a journey/ one who develops and flourishes.
ZabiahCompanion, Lovely, Graceful, Beautiful.
Zainab/ZaynabSome sort of decorated and aromatic tree. Name of one of the daughters of the Prophet.
Zajjaa/ ZajaaA female ostrich/ a female with thin, attractive eyebrows.
ZareenahA companion of Prophet.
Zurrah/DhurrahMillet, a type of plant producing grains.