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Is ‘Zaynah’ a Good Islamic Name for a Baby Girl?

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Q: Please let me know whether the name ‘Zaynah’ (letters zay-ya-nun-ha ) for a girl is a good Islamic Muslim Arabic name with a good meaning. Please provide me with the meaning. Also, please share with me other good names beginning with the letter ‘Z’ for a baby girl. Jazakallahu khayr. Thank you so much.


A: The name is Zeenah زِيْنَة which means beautiful.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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