Meanings of names

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Can you tell me if any of the following names are Arabic and if they have any meaning?

Minha – Aairah – Hadya – Anayah – Aiza – Husna


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.  

Assalāmu ῾alaykum wa Rahmatullāhi Wabarakātu

The origin and meanings of the following names are: [1]

1)Name : Minha

Origin : Arabic

Meaning : gift , grant, present ,bonus

2)Name:  Aairah also spelled as Ayrah

Origin: Arabic

Meaning:  something without an owner, another meaning of it is “vision-filling”, eye-weakening”, something of which there is so much that it cannot be summed up by the eyes. Thus in Arabic an ayra amount of wealth means so much wealth that it cannot be quantified.

3)Name: Hadya

Origin: Arabic                                                                                                                                        

Meaning: Road , Character, Conduct

4)Name: Anayah ( the Arabic spelling is Enayah)

Origin: Arabic 

Meaning: care, protection, diligence. 

5)Name: Aiza 

Origin: Arabic

Meaning : destitute, needy

6)Name: Husna

Origin: Arabic 

Meaning: most beautiful.

And Allāh Ta῾āla Knows Best

Wassalāmu ῾alaykum 

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Mufti Ebrahim Desai


مصباح الالغات،دار الاشاعت 

المعجم الوسيط،دار احياء التراث العربي

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