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Meaning of names.

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Meaning of names

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Ref: Naziah

The Arabic term ‘Naziah’ means pride.


Ref: Ruqaiyyah

The term ‘Ruqaiyyah’ is an elative of the Arabic term ‘Ruqya’ which means a spell or a charm; and ‘Ruqiyyah’ was the name the Prophet (saws) chose to assign to one of his beloved daughters.


Ref: Athar

The Arabic term ‘Athar’ would mean something which is neat and clean.


Ref: Irfaan

The Arabic term ‘Irfaan’ would mean gratefulness.


Ref: Naser

The Arabic term ‘Naser’ would mean a supporter and protector.


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