Muslims form a large part of the world population and have some of the loveliest names. Though there are different sub-categories among the Muslims, some traditions are common for all. One such is the baby-naming tradition. A baby is named on the seventh day after birth. The baby’s hair is also tonsured on this day.
Muslims believe that they are called by their names on the Judgement Day, and so the baby names have to be meaningful, pleasant, and good. No wonder, their names are pleasant to the ear.
MomJunction has compiled a list of many such meaningful Muslim baby girl names for your little princess. Check out our list below.
Popular Muslim Girl Names With Meanings:
A beautiful name, A’dab means ‘hope or need’ in Arabic. It sounds pretty modern and is suitable for families looking for a trendy name.
Aabidah means ‘worshipper’ in Arabic. It is a traditional name and is perfect for religious families.
Aa’eedah is a lilting baby girl name, meaning ‘returning or reward’. The ‘ah’ ending gives it a soft touch.
Aaleyah is a nice twist on the now common name Aaliyah. It means ‘exalted or highest social standing’.
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Aasma is a wonderful name with an interesting meaning –‘excellent’. Isn’t it solemn?
This moniker, meaning ‘fragrance’, is well used among the Muslim population in India.
This Muslim name describes women like no other. It means ‘perfectly formed’.
Adara, meaning ‘virgin’, is simply perfect for a Virgo baby. It also happens to be the name of a character in “Belgariad” series.
In Arabic, Adilah means ‘equal’.
Adiva is one of the unique muslim girl names. It means ‘pleasant or gentle’ in Arabic.
Afaaf, meaning ‘pure and chaste’, would make an interesting choice for your daughter. And it’s uncommon too.
This earthy name, meaning ‘color of earth’, has ties with Saint Afra, the German patroness of fallen women.
The name Ahd, meaning ‘pledge’ is both charming and unusual. It was increasingly popular in the 60s, and reigns today as an old classic.
Ahlam means ‘witty’! And why wouldn’t you want to choose this name? Wittiness is always a welcome trait.
Alima, meaning ‘educated or intellectual’, is one of our most favorite names in this list, solely because of its etymology.
The beauty of this name must have stunned you, but we’re sure you’ll enjoy its meaning also. Almas means ‘diamond’.
You must have noticed that Muslim baby names make great options for their beautiful and deep meanings and Amal is no exception. This moniker means ‘hope’.
Another beautiful but common Muslim name, Ameena means ‘trustworthy’ in Arabic.
This shimmery Muslim name, used widely in the Arab community, is the feminine form of Amir and means ‘exalted’.
If you are mainly looking for a religious name, try Amtullah. It means ‘the female servant of Allah’.
Anan is a fresh, adorable, and cute Muslim girl name, meaning ‘cloud’.
Baby name Anisah has a bit of mystique and sounds totally adorable. It means ‘close, intimate, or one who’s a good friend’.
Ayshah or Aisha means ‘living or prosperous’ in Arabic. It is a traditional name and was also the name of Prophet Mohamed’s youngest wife.
Meaning ‘powerful and bold’, a girl with the name Aziza is sure to grow up into a secure and strong woman.
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We love this classic name, not just because it’s unique in itself, but also because it means ‘unique’.
This moniker may be less popular than the original, but it’s equally, if not more, beautiful. Badriya means ‘full moon’.
An unusual Muslim name, Bahameen means ‘spring’ in Arabic.
Want a name that describes your little darling perfectly? Try Barika! It means ‘blossom’ in Arabic.
Basimah means ‘smiling’. It is a beautiful Arabic name and is not very common either.
All of us wish to raise a girl who is full of virtue and has a kind heart. Batool is one such name with an endearing meaning. It means ‘pious woman’.
Benazir sounds like this name is made for a princess. It means ‘incomparable or matchless’.
Bilquis is another popular Muslim name, which enjoys popularity in Western countries too. Bilquis means ‘the queen of Sheba’.
Buqayrah, associated with a female Hadith narrator, is a name, rich in tradition.
A unique name, Daima means ‘always’. It is a name that has simplicity at its core.
This feminine Arabic origin name peaked in popularity in the year 1995. So if you want a distinctive name for your daughter, pick this name, meaning ‘alive’.
This striking name with a classic feel means ‘princess’.
Persian name Dariya feels stylish and contemporary without being overly familiar. Dariya means ‘river’.
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Dimah means ‘carrying rainwater’ in Arabic. It is a great option if you are a nature-lover.
Dunya is another beautiful Muslim baby girl name, meaning ‘life’. You can even spell it as Dunia.
Elham means ‘inspiration’ in Arabic.
Going against the grain isn’t always bad, and Esita just proves that. This lovely and rarely used name means ‘desired’.
Also spelled as Fazilah, is the feminine form of Fadil and means ‘virtuous or generous’.
Fairoz is an amazing name and means ‘turquoise’ in Arabic.
Faizah, an exquisite sounding name, means ‘victorious or winner’ in Arabic.
If you like names that have a vintage aura, then you’re likely to adore this name. Fakeenah means ‘cheerful’.
Muslim name Falak means ‘sky is full light and is beautiful’. It will light up even the darkest of the days.
Fareeda, meaning ‘gem or precious pearl’, is one-of-a-kind Muslim baby girl name.
With a name such as Fariah, meaning ‘friend or companion’, maybe even your daughter can become someone’s best friend forever.
Muslim baby name Farrah, meaning ‘happiness’, brings a smile on the face whenever you hear it.
Fatima is one of those Muslim names that has more clout than others because it’s the name of Prophet Muhammad’s most loved daughter. Fatima means ‘captivating’.
Fatin, like Fatima, means ‘captivating’.
In Arabic, Fawzia is another word for ‘winner’. It is a unique and modern muslim girl name and perfect for modern parents.
Ferozah is a lovely, color name meaning ‘turquoise’.
In Arabic, words or adjectives can also be used as names. Furat, meaning ‘sweet water’ is one of the examples.
Ghusan is a distinguished, wonderful, and rare name meaning ‘branches of a tree’.
Hadiya has a sentimental and touching meaning for a newborn, ‘gift’. Its alternate spelling Hadiyah means ‘guide to righteousness’.
Hanan is both, a Muslim name, meaning ‘mercy or compassion’, and a male Hebrew name, meaning ‘gracious’.
Haniya means ‘happy’. It is a perfect choice for parents looking for an easy name.
Heena means ‘henna’ in Arabic. Henna is an intrinsic part of Muslim culture worldwide.
A baby name such as Hidaya will inspire your daughter to follow the correct guidance in her life. Hidaya means ‘instructions or guidance’.
This moniker is increasing in popularity. Huda means ‘guidance to the right path’.
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If you don’t mind using a unisex name for your daughter, you can give Iman a try, which means ‘faith’.
Inaya is an unusual and exotic Muslim name, meaning ‘concerned’.
Apart from the lovely aura of the name, the meaning of Inbihaj makes it even more lovely. After all, who wouldn’t love a name associated with ‘happiness and cheerfulness’.
Intisar means ‘triumph’, and who doesn’t wish to triumph over all the negatives?
This name, meaning ‘gift’, falls along the lines of other Muslim names such as Hiba or Jada.
Jahara, the short form of Jahan Ara, would make a delicate, but strong name for your baby girl. It means ‘adorning the world’
The two ‘l’s in the middle, and ‘ah’ ending is giving this name a poetic quality. Jalilah means ‘illustrious’.
Jamila has several spelling variations such as Jamilah, Jamilla, and Jameelah. But no matter how you spell this name, it will always sound beautiful. Jamila means ‘graceful’.
This Arabic version of ‘paradise’ could make a potential baby name for your daughter.
Jazmin is one of the few Muslim names that do not end with an ‘a’. A name with style and swagger, Jazmin means ‘jasmine flower’.
If you like names ending with the soothing ‘ah’ sound, you should feast your eyes on this adorable Arabic muslim girl name, meaning ‘beloved’. Arabic
Karimah, the feminine form of Kareem, meaning ‘generous’, is one of the 99 names of Allah.
Khadija is renowned for being the name of the first wife of Prophet Muhammad. It means ‘trustworthy’.
We’re obsessed with this gorgeous name. Laila is an Arabic name, meaning ‘night’.
Lakia means ‘treasure’ in Arabic, perfect for your little treasure?
If you want your daughter to be a warmhearted and passionate individual, name her Lina, which means ‘tender’.
Isn’t it a cute and spirited name? Lulu is derived from an Arabic word, meaning ‘pearl’.
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Apart from referring to the color and shape of the wild cow’s eyes, Maha also means ‘rare jewel’ or ‘spring with clear water’.
Who says women are the weaker sex? They can do all and more things than men can! Mahala means ‘powerful’ – an apt name for a strong baby!
This not-so-common name is inspired by horse, one of the most important animals in Arab culture. Mahra means ‘filly’.
If you’re looking for a name that comes packed with history, go for Malala, which is derived from Malalai, the name of a 19th century Afghan freedom fighter. Another famous bearer is the Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousefzai. Malala means ‘sad or grieved’.
If you want your daughter to rule the world, then the name Maleeka, meaning ‘queen’, would be perfect for her.
Ever since Mary has been sailing out of style, its variations are becoming more and more popular. Mariam is the Arabic form of Mary and means ‘bitter’.
Maysa means ‘to walk with a proud, swinging gait’.
Meher means ‘benevolence’ in Arabic. It is a common Muslim name.
A name that is both beautiful and meaningful, Na’imah means ‘tranquility or peace’.
Your little princess is no less than nobility, right? Nabila is a perfect name meaning ‘noble’.
This exotic, but accessible Muslim name is a Russian name as well, though the meanings are different. Nadia means ‘announcer’ in the Arabic language.
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Meaning ‘comfort and peace’, this lilting moniker signifies two important things that everyone wants their daughters to have in life.
This unusual name can be spelled in several ways, including Nylah and Nila. Meaning ‘champion’, this moniker would even pay an ode to the ancient Egypt princess.
This interesting name has several meanings such as ‘secret’, ‘whisper’, and ‘passionate’. We think it’s a lovely option for little girls.
Nashita means ‘full of life’. Isn’t it an amazing name for your baby!
This Arabic, Pakistani, and Indian Muslim name is familiar enough for assimilation. Nazia means ‘a woman of whom you can be proud’.
Nimaah means ‘blessing’ in Arabic. It is a very poetic name and has a beautiful ring to it.
We see this moniker assimilating brilliantly into mainstream America. Nisa means ‘woman’.
Baby girls are all about kisses and snuggles. They are God’s sweetest creation. And Noushin, means just that – ‘sweet’.
Nura is a name will loads of beauty. It is the Muslim version of the Arabic name Noor and means ‘full of light’.
Meaning ‘red’, Omaira is rare, yet beautiful, just like the little girl who’s blessed your family.
Your baby is the dawn of a new life, a new hope, and a new dream! Pegah means ‘dawn’ in Arabic.
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This powerful name means exactly what we women are – ‘powerful and capable’.
Let your newborn grow into a lighthearted and cheery girl by naming her Rabia, which means ‘breeze’.
This Muslim name refers to a mountain location in Al Medina. Radwa mountain is renowned for its height and beauty.
Parents who want their daughters to have mercy and kindness in their hearts can pick the name Rahma, which means ‘compassion’.
Life is a lot about hope. So, set your daughter on the right track by naming her Rajeeyah, which means ‘full of hope’.
As time goes by, your daughter will become more of a friend to you. Rayah means ‘a friend’ in Arabic.
While Rida can be used for both boys and girls, it’s used more widely for girls. Rida means ‘God fearing’.
Yes, one of the most famous singers of our generation has a name that’s Arabic. You can even spell it as Rihanna, and it means ‘sweet basil’.
This old-timey name, highly popular in Pakistan, is famous for its association with Rima, the Jungle Girl, in the book “Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest”.
Sadaqah, meaning ‘charity’, is one of our favorites. The ‘ah’ ending elevates it further.
This eminently used feminine version of Said means ‘luck or fortunate’.
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This beautiful feminine name, meaning ‘desert’, would make a striking first name for your daughter. You can even spell it as Zahara to add a zesty flair to your daughter’s personality.
Saida is a common Muslim name and means ‘the fortunate one’ in Arabic.
Salena means ‘moon’ in Arabic and is a beautiful name for a baby!
Defined as ‘safe and flawless’, Salimah means everything that you want your daughter to be. Also meaning ‘peace’ this name could even give you restful nights.
This beautiful Arabic origin name, is now known globally, all thanks to Samira Wiley, meaning ‘companion in evening conversation’.
Sana, meaning ‘mountaintop or brilliant’, is one of the most imported Muslim baby girl names.
This Old Testament name is used widely by Muslims all across the world. Its prominent namesake is Sarah Bernhardt, the iconic actress. Sarah means ‘princess’.
This beautiful name of Persian origin can work for both boys and girls. It has a light and lovely meaning – ‘cheerful’.
This poetic and charming name denotes grace and strength in the best way possible. Shaden means ‘baby gazelle who lives on her own in the wild’.
Wild birds, especially eagles, are given a significant status in Muslim culture. So why not pick a name inspired by the same? Shaheen means ‘eagle’.
We love the Colombian singer with this name, and we feel that it will make a rhythmic name for your daughter too. This Arabic name means ‘woman of grace’.
Shameena, is a unique traditional name meaning, ‘beautiful’ in Arabic.
Shokoufah, an Arabic name, means ‘blossom’.
Siddiqah stands for ‘one who keeps her word’ in Arabic.
Our children are the stars of our lives. So why not name her Soheila, which means ‘star’ in Arabic.
Sufia is an elegant Muslim version of the Greek name Sophia. It means ‘wisdom’.
Your baby is your joy and pride. Sumayah means ‘pride’ in Arabic.
Taabah means ‘sweet, agreeable’ in Arabic. It is an unconventional Muslim name.
Tahira is an exotic, yet accessible Muslim name, meaning ‘pure and chaste’.
This beautiful name either means ‘thunder’ or ‘oasis’. We think both the meanings are lovely, aren’t they?
Islam is a religion of knowledge. Talibah means ‘seeker of knowledge’.
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With this name, meaning ‘one who seeks knowledge’, your daughter will be as curious and knowledgeable as she will be cute with it.
Looking for a name that shouts feminine? Try Tehzib. It means ‘elegance’ in Arabic.
Thana, meaning ‘happy occasion’, symbolizes the happy and cheerful time when your daughter was born.
Every parent has high hopes for their children. The name Ummid, which means ‘hope’, reflects this sentiment perfectly.
This unique name Veeda means ‘evident’ in Arabic.
Talking about unusual names, Yamama is an Arabic name, meaning ‘wild dove’. This moniker denotes speed and agility.
Yaminah is a great Muslim name and means ‘good and proper’ in Arabic.
Also the name of a Brazilian Goddess, Yara is an Arabic name, meaning ‘small butterfly’.
This classic Muslim name, meaning ‘jasmine flower’, is popular globally now.
Zada, meaning ‘fortunate, prosperous, and unique’ is a beautifully unique Muslim name.
The extra ‘h’ in this moniker makes it distinct from its common spelling variant Zahira. The beautiful name means ‘luminous’.
Modern parents can go for the simplified form of Zainab, which means ‘beauty and grace’. It’s easy to spell, pronounce, and even understand.
This traditional Muslim name was the name of both daughter and wife of Prophet Muhammad, which explains its popularity. Zainab means ‘beautiful’.
A traditional name, Zaira means ‘rose’ in Arabic.
Another name for Hazrat Fatimah Zahra, Zakiyah is a great name that has rich historical connotations.
If you want your daughter to grow up into a Fashionista, name her Zara, a Muslim name derived from the Arabic word ‘zahr’, which means ‘flower’.
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Short and sweet, Ziya means ‘light’. If you want a name that has a universal appeal, Ziya will be a good bet.
We couldn’t think of a better name to end this name. Zoya means ‘alive’.
There is no dearth of beautiful and unique Muslim baby girl names. While there might be a million of them available, choosing the one that fits your little darling and gives her an identity, is important! Hope our list helped you pick a unique name.
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