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Please can you tell me the meaning of the name Uwais and Uzair. Are they good names to give to children (boys).Shukran Zaheera

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Uways: a dimunitive form of the word, ‘Aws’ meaning a gift, present, etc.

Uzayr (Arabic) derived from Ta’zeer meaning to assist, support, etc.
(al-Busooruz Zaahira pg.135; Darul Kitaab)

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