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MUSLIM NAMES OF GILS A

Aa'idah : Name of a narrator of hadith. Aabidah : Worshipper. Aabirah : Fleeting, transitory, ephemeral. Aabish : Daughter of sa'd, a queen of Iran (A.N). Aafreen : Brave, Acclaim. Aakifah : Devoted, Dedicated. Aalimah : Scholar, Authority. Aaliyah : Tall, Towering. Aamilah : Doer of (good) deeds, Righteous. Aaminah : Secured, Safe. Aamirah : Inhabitant. Aani Fatimah Khatoon: She was a literary woman and a poetess in Qastaniniyah. Aanisah : Young lady, Maiden. Aaqilah : Intelligent. Aarifah : Knowing, Women who recognises Islam. Aasimah : Protector, defendant, central. Aatiqah : Shoulder (support) old. Aatirah : Fragrant. Abasah : Daughter of al-Mahdi. Abeedah : Worshipper. Abeerah : Rose, Sandal Saffron mixed together in fragrance. Abqurah : Genius. Ada : Grace, Expression. Afaf : Chaste, virtuous, decent, pure. Afifah : Chaste, modest. Afeerah : Covered with soil or dust. Afra : Dust-coloured. Afroze : Enlightening. Afshan : Adornment aids. Ahlam : Dreams. Aighar : She was a religious, righteous woman. A'ishah : Wife of the Prophet (SAW). Ajeebah : A narrator of hadith. Akifah : Intent, busy. Alaia : Virtuous. Aleemah : Knowing, Knowledgeable. Aliyah : Exalted, noble. Almas : Diamond. Amal : Hope, aspiration. Amal : Hopes, aspirations. Amani : Wishes, aspirations. Amatullah : Slave of Allah. Ambar : Ambergris. Ambrim* : Of ambergris. Ameenah : Trustworthy. Amilah : Hopeful. Aminah : Trustworthy, faithful. Naseem Mayanad Page 1/17 E-mail:mtmayanad@yahoo.com

MUSLIM NAMES OF GILS
Aminah : Princess, leader. Amirah : Royal lady, Princess. Ammarah : An inhabitant. Amrah : Headgear. Anan : Clouds. Anaum : The blessing of Allah. Anbar : Perfume, ambergris. Andalib : Nightingale. Aneezah : She-Goat. Angbin : Honey. Anisah : Close, intimate, friendly. Anjum : Stars. Aqeelah : Wise, Sensible. Anwar : Rays of light. Aribah : Wise. Arij : Sweet Smell. Arjumand : Noble, Honourable. Arub : Loving (to husband). Arwa : Mountain gazelle. Asima : Protector. Asiya : The Muslim wife of Pharaoh. Asma : Loftier, more eminent. Ateeqah : Old Ancient. Athilah : Deep-rooted, firmly established. Athmah : A narrator of HADITH. Atifa : Affectionate, sympathetic. Atiya* : Gift. Awatif : Emotions. Ayra : Respectable. Ayshah : Wife of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W). Azadeh : Princess. Azeemah : Great. Azhar : Flowers, blossoms. Azizah : Esteemed, precious, cherished. Azra : Maiden, Pious, Woman. Azzah : Young, female gazelle

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Badiyah : Desert. Badriyah : Resembling the full moon. Baha : Value, Worth. Bahar : Spring, Prime (of life), Bloom (of youth). Bahij : Splendid. Bahiyyah : Radiant, beautiful. Bahira : Dazzling, brilliant. Bahriyah al-Aabidah: Bakht : Lot, Fate, Portion. Naseem Mayanad Page 2/17 E-mail:mtmayanad@yahoo.com

MUSLIM NAMES OF GILS
Bakhtawar : Fortunate, Lucky. Banan : Delicate, finger tips. Banujah : The daughter of al-Mahdi. Barzah : She was a narrator of hadith. Basbas : She was a slave girl of Ibn Nafees; she was beautiful and had a melodeons voice. Bashirah : Bringer of good tidings, joy. Basilah : Brave, fearless. Basimah : Smiling. Basmah : A smile. Basoos : She was the daughter of Munziq at-Tamimah (A.N). Batinah : Hidden, Inner. Batool : A true devotee woman of Allah. Beena : Seeing, clear sighted. Bilqis : Queen of Sheeba. Bisharah : A narrator of Hadith. Buhaysah : A narrator of hadith. Buhayyah : The name of a freed female slave. Bunanah : Yazid al-Abshamiyah's daughter. Buqayrah : A narrator of Hadith. Bushra : Glad, tidings, good news. Busrah : She was a companion who lived until the era of Muawiyah. Buthaynah : Of beautiful and tender body.

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Dafiyah : Narrator of Hadith. Daliya : Dahlia Darakhshaan : Shinning. Dawlah : Wealth, authority of state. Dawlat Khatoon: She was from a ruling family. Deeba : Obedience. Dhakiyah : Bright, intelligent. Dilshad Khatoon: She lived between 730-750. Diqrah : A narrator of hadith. Duha : Early Morning. Dujanah : Rain. Durdanah : Pearl. Durrah : Pearl.

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Ermina : Friendly

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Fadeelah : Superiority. Fadilah : Distinguished, learned. Naseem Mayanad Page 3/17 E-mail:mtmayanad@yahoo.com

MUSLIM NAMES OF GILS
Fadwah : Name derived from self-sacrifice. Faheemah : Intelligent. Fahmida : Intelligent and Wise Faidah* : Benefit, advantage. Faiqah* : Excellent, superb. Faizah : Successful. Fakeehah : Cheerful. Fakhirah : Splendid, Elegant. Fakhr : Pride. Fakhrun Nisa* : Pride of Women. Fakhtah : A dove. Fakihah : Fruit. Falaq : Break of dawn. Faqirah : Name of a beautiful woman (wife of Murrah al-Asadi). Farah : Joy. Faridah : Unique, matchless, precious gem. Farhanah : Happy. Farhat : Cheer, Pleasure. Farihah : Brisk, Swift. Farkhandah : Happy, Lucky. Farqad : Name of a star. Farrukh : Happy, Fortunate. Faseehah : Eloquent. Faseelah : Some distance. Fateenah : Intelligent. Fatihah : Opening. Fatimah : A daughter of the Prophet (S.A.W). Fatinah : Captivating, alluring, intelligent. Fawz : Success, Salvation. Fawziyah : Successful. Fayruz : Turquoise. Feerozah: Fiddah : Silver. Firdous : Garden. Firdaws : Highest garden in Paradise. Foziah : Successful. Fudayl : Learned, Scholar. Furayah : Handsome, Well-built. Fusaylah : Some distance. Fuseelah : Name of a narrator of hadith. Farwah:

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Ghadah : Beautiful. Ghadir : She was a slave of Musa al-Hadi & Haroon Rashid. Ghalibah : Dominant. Ghaliyah : Fragrant, beloved, valuable. Naseem Mayanad Page 4/17 E-mail:mtmayanad@yahoo.com

MUSLIM NAMES OF GILS
Ghaneemah : Spoils, booty. Ghareebah : Strange, foreign. Ghayda : Young and delicate. Ghazal : She was a narrator of Hadith. Ghazalah* : Gazelle. Ghaziyah : Female Warrior. Ghitbah : She was a narrator of hadith. Ghusun : Branches of tree. Ghuzayyah : She was a narrator of hadith. Gohar : Precious Stone. Gul-e-Rana : Sweet-smelling rose. Gulshan : Flower Garden.

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Hababah : A daughter of Ajlan; She was a narrator of Hadith. Habibah : Beloved, sweetheart, darling. Haboos : Name of a kind and benevolent noble lady who lived in Lebanon. Hadeeqah : Garden. Hadiyah : Guide to righteousness. Hafizah* : Successful. Hafsah : A wife of the Prophet (S.A.W). Hajar : Wife of Prophet Ibrahim (A.S). Hajjah : She was a narrator of Hadith. Hajna : Daughter of Nusayb, she was a poetess. Hajrah : The wife of Prophet Ibrahim (A.S). Hakimah : Wise, judicious. Halah : Aureole. Halimah : Gentle, patient, mild-tempered. Hamidah : Praising Allah, appreciative. Hamidah : Praiseworthy, commendable. Hamnah : She was a narrator of Hadith. Hamra : Red. Hana : Bliss, felicity. Hanan : Mercy. Hanfa : Name of the wife of Sayyidina Ismail (A.S). Hani : Pleasant. Hanifah : True believer, upright. Hanin : Longing, yearning. Haniah : Pleasant, agreeable. Hannah : Affection. Harir* : Silk. Hasinah : Pretty, beautiful. Hasna : Pretty. Hawla : Click Here. Hawwa : Eve. Hayah : Life. Hayfa : Slender, of beautiful body. Hayrah : She was a narrator of Hadith. Naseem Mayanad Page 5/17 E-mail:mtmayanad@yahoo.com

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Hazimah : A female companion of the Prophet (S.A.W). Hibah : Gift. Hibatullah : Gift of Allah. Hijab : Daughter of a Scholar from Baghdad. Hind : India. Hindah : Wife of Abu Sufyan. Hoor : A virgin maiden of Paradise for its dwellers. Hubayshah : She was a poetess. Hubba : Daughter of Maalik bin Amr alAdwaniyah. Huda : Right guidance. Hujayrah : She was a narrator of hadith. Huma : An Imaginary bird. Humaydah : She was a narrator of hadith. Humayrah : Red. Hunaydah : She was a narrator of hadith. Husna : Beautiful.

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Ibthaj : Joy. Ibtihal : Supplication, prayer. Ibtisam : Smile. Iffah : Purity, modesty. Iffat : Chastity. Ikram : Honour, hospitality, generosity. Ilham : Intuition, inspiration. Ilm : Slave girl belonging to Zubaydah, wife of Harun al-Rashid had this name. Iman : Faith, belief. Imtihal : Polite, obedience. In'am : Kindness, benefaction, bestowal. Inan : A slave girl belonging to Haroon al-Rashid (Fih). Inas : Sociability, geniality. Inayah : Concern. Intisar : Triumph. Ishrat : Enjoyment, Gaiety. Istabraq : Brocade. Izdihar : Flourishing, blooming. Izz : She was a narrator of hadith. Izz an-Nisa : She was a narrator of Hadith.

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Jaan : Life. Jabalah : Daughter of Musafh; she was a narrator of hadith. Jabin* : Forehead. Jahan Aara : Adornment of the world. Jahan Khatoon: She was a Persian poet. Naseem Mayanad Page 6/17 E-mail:mtmayanad@yahoo.com

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Jahdamah : She was a female companion of the Prophet (S.A.W). Jalilah : Splendid. Janan : Heart, Soul. Jamal : Beauty. Jamilah : Beautiful, graceful. Jannah : Heaven, paradise. Jariyah: Jasmin : Flower. Jasmina : Flower. Jasrah : She was a narrator of Hadith. Jawahir : Precious stones, jewels. Jawharah : Jewel, gem. Judamnah: Jumanah : Silver pearl. Jumaymah : Name of a female companion. Jumaynah : Gem, name of a female companion. Juwariyah : She was the wife of the Prophet (S.A.W).

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Kabirah : Elder, Big. Kadshah : She was a companion. Kaheesha : This was the name of a poetess, daughter of al-Waqa. Kaleemah : Speaker. Kaltham : Name of al-Qarshiyah who transmitted Hadith from Sayyidah Ayshah. Kamaliyah : Perfection. Kamilah : Perfect, complete. Kaneez : Slave. Kanz : Treasure. Kanzah : Treasure. Karam : Noble nature. Kardawiyah : A pious woman, daughter of Amr al-Basriyah was so named. Karimah : Generous, noble. Kas : Glass. Kashifah : Reveler of Secrets. Kathirah : Plenty. Kaukab : Star. Kawkab : Satellite. Kawthar : River in Paradise. Kaysah : She was a narrator of Hadith. Kehkashan : Galaxy. Khadijah : First wife of the Prophet (S.A.W). Khalidah : Abiding, Forever. Khalisah : Pure, clear. Khansa : Old Arabic name. Kharijah : External. Kharqa : Strong, wind. Naseem Mayanad Page 7/17 E-mail:mtmayanad@yahoo.com

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Khatoon : Lady. Khawlah : One who has beautiful features. Khayrah : Good. Khayriyah : Charitable, good. Khazanah : Treasure. Khidrah : Green. Khudrah : Greenery. Khulaybah : This was the name of an Arab poetess. Khulud : Immorality. Khursheed : sun. Khusbakht : Lucky. Khuwaylah : Gazelle. Khuzamah : Lavender. Kiswar : Territory. Kuhaylah : Name of a pious woman who was a good speaker. Kuwaysah : Pretty.

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Labibah : Understanding, intelligent. Laiqah* : Deserving, suitable, elegant. Lama : Darkness of lips. Lamisah : Soft to the touch. Lamya : Of dark lips. Latifah : Gentle, kind, pleasant, friendly. Laraib : Without a doubt. Layyah : Twist, Flexure. Leena : Plant of dates, soft, mild, clemency. Leila : Night. Lina : Palm tree. Lubabah : The innermost essence. Lubna : Storaz, Systrax. Lu'lu : Pearls. Lu Luah : She was a narrator of Hadith. Lutfiyah : Delicate, graceful.

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Madaniyah : Civilised, cultured. Madhat : Praise. Madihah : Praiseworthy. Maha : Large eyes. Mahbasah : A narrator of Hadith. Mahbubah* : Beloved. Mahfuzah* : Protected. Mahirah : Adept, Expert. Mahmudah* : Praised, commendable. Mahum : Moon's Light. Ma'isah : Walking with a proud, swinging gait. Naseem Mayanad Page 8/17 E-mail:mtmayanad@yahoo.com

MUSLIM NAMES OF GILS
Majidah : Glorious, noble, respected. Makhtooma : Name of a female singer of the past. Makhtoonah : Name of a singer and a beautiful lady of the past. Malak : Angel. Maleehah : Salty, Graceful, Brownish colour. Malikah : Queen. Manal : Attainment, achievement. Manar : Guiding light (lighthouse). Manhalah : Spring. Mansurah : Supporter, victorious. Maqboolah : A noted woman of the past had this name; Maqboolah Hanim. Maram : Aspiration. Maridah : A slave girl of Haroon Rashid had this name. Mariya : Purity. Mariyah : Oryx, Addax. Marjanah : Precious stone. Maryum : Mother of Isa (A.S). Masabeeh : Lamps, Lights. Mashoodah : Evidenced. Masoomah : Innocent. Mas'udah* : Happy, lucky, fortunate. Masumah : Innocent. Mateenah : Firm, Solid, determined. Mawahib : Talents. Mawiyah : The mirror. Maymunah : Auspicious, Blessed. Maysa : To walk with a proud, swinging gait. Maysun : Of beautiful face and body. Mayyadah : To walk with a swinging gait. Mehtab : Moon. Misbah : Lamp, Light. Miskeenah : Humble. Muazah : She was a narrator of hadith. Mubarakah : Blessed. Mubashirah : Bringer of good news. Mubassirah : One who comments. Mubeenah : One who makes something clear. Muqbalah : Name of a narrator of Hadith. Murdiyyah : Chosen one. Murshidah : Guide. Musaddiqah : One who affirms the Truth. Musaykah : She narrated hadith from Sayyidina Ayshah. Muslimah : Devout believer. Mussah : She narrated Hadith. Musta'eenah : One who prays for help. Mutahharah : Purified, chaste. Mutazah : A narrator of Hadith. Naseem Mayanad Page 9/17 E-mail:mtmayanad@yahoo.com

MUSLIM NAMES OF GILS
Muzaynah : Adornment. Muznah : The cloud that carries the rain

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Nabihah : Intelligent, noble, eminent. Nabilah : Noble, magnanimous. Nada : Generosity, dew. Nadimah : Friend. Nadirah : Rare, precious. Nadiyah : Caller, announcer. Naeema : Ease, blessing. Nafisah : Precious gem. Nafiah : Profitable. Nageenah : Precious Stone. Nahida : Elevated, delightful. Na'ilah : Acquirer, obtainer, winner. Na'imah : Comfort, tranquillity. Najah : Success, safety. Najdah : Courage, bravery. Najibah : Of noble birth, distinguished. Najidah : Succour, Help. Najiyah : Safe. Najla : Of wide eyes. Najm : Star, Planet. Najmah : Star. Najwa : Confidential talk, secret conversation. Nakhat : Fragrance. Naqeebah : Leader, Head, Chief. Nargis : Narcissus. Naseemah : Breeze. Naseerah : Helper. Nasha : Scent, perfume. Nashat : Cheerfulness. Nashirah : Publisher, Diffuser; Spreader. Nashitah : Active, energetic. Nashwa : Elated, flushed. Nasihah : Advisor. Nasifah : Just, equitable. Nasihah : Sincere advisor. Nasimah : Gentle breeze, zephyr. Nasirah : Helper, protector. Nasrin : Blue scented flower. Naushaba : Elixir. Nawal : Gift. Nawar : The one who guards herself. Naweed : Good news. Naseem Mayanad Page 10/17 E-mail:mtmayanad@yahoo.com