The name “Zarinah”

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Q: I want to know if the names: Aleena, Sabrina, Zarinah, and Aziah are Islamic and acceptable. And if yes, Please tell me if you know the meanings.


A: We are not acquainted with these names. However, Zarinah comes from zar which means gold.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, 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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