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Name Sumayya

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Name Sumayya


What is the meaning of the name Sumayya?


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

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

The name Sumayya (سمية) is the diminutive form of the word Sumiyah.

Sumiyah means a woman who is high in status, esteem and stature.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Mufti Saeed Ahmed Golaub

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This answer was collected from IslamicSolutions.org, which is operated by Mufti Saeed Ahmed Golaub from Jamaica. He’s a student of Mufti Ebrahim Desai (rah) from South Africa.

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