Question ID: 26594

Assalamu alaikum Mufti

Could you please tell me the meaning of these names and which of them are permissible to keep
. Shukrn

. Iman
. Sarrinah
. Qaylah
. Sofia
. Kiara
. Ariana

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Amaniis a direct Quranic name for girls that means hope, wish, fancy. It is used five times in the Quran.-Credit to Researcher- (Swahili = Harmony and Peace) Iman = Faith .Imani =Virtuous, Pious, God-Fearing and Devoted to God Sarrinahis usually a variant of the girl nameSarina, which means calm, tranquil. It is not a Muslim name but Muslims can use it since it has a good meaning. -Credit to Researcher-

Kayla[pronounced as (C)up + pr(AY) + (LU)sh] is an Arabic word that means measurement container, a bowl or cup used for measuring and weighing things like grain and powder. It is an indirect Quranic word. Most Arabs don't use it as a name since it doesn't have a good meaning (even though the meaning isn't bad).

Kaylais also a popular Jewish/Israeli name and refers to Ethiopian Jews and their ancient language. -Credit to Researcher-

Sufia/Sophia/Sofiameans wisdom in ancient Greek. In ArabicSufiyyameans female Sufie, a female follower of Sufism, or a woman who is ascetic and lives for the sake of Allah. A similar name is?Safiyya, which means pure, chosen. These are the only close Arabic words. Their meaning is not bad therefore you can use them.Sufiyyais not mentioned in the Quran directly or indirectly.Safiyyais an indirect Quranic name. -Credit to Researcher- Rather abstain from Kiara .Arianais a Persian name for girls that means one who belongs to theArya.Aryais a word in Sanskrit, Avestan and Old Persian meaning noble, excellent, thereforeArianameans one belongs to the noble people.Arianais the feminine version ofAryan.-Credit to Researcher-

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