130 Sacred Sahabiyat Names for Baby Girl

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The Sahabiyat or Sahaba were the exalted ladies associated with the Prophet Mohammad and were propagating Islam with him. They not only devoted themselves to Islam but they also boasted of socio-political and educational achievements. They became female icons of wisdom, acumen, courage, resilience and loyalty. Their sacrifices apparently earned them a promised place in Paradise. Their exemplary tales of glory have come down the ages and have inspired parents to name their newborn girls after them.

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130 Female Sahaba Names for Baby Girls

Here is a list of 130 Islamic Sahaba girl names with their meanings.

Name Meanings
Aaliyah/Aaliya/Alia/Aalia
Exalted and high in rank, status; greatness, glory.
Aamina
Honest, Faithful.
Aaminah
One who is Trustworthy, faithful, peaceful, honest,Someone who is protected from all that causes fear.
Aa’ishah
One who has a good life.
Afraa
Blonde; fair-skinned.
Aisha/Ayesha/Aysha/Aishah
Alive, living; one with a good life; prosperous and affluent.There were 8 Sahabas with this name.
One of them was Ā’ishah bint Abī Bakr(Mother ofthe Believers), the youngest wife of the Prophet.
Aknaa
Female with a belly that bulges out.
Amah
Slave; a female companion.She was the daughter of Khalid Bin Saeed,She was the daughter of Khalid Bin Saeed,
Aminah/Amina/Amna
Truthful, trustworthy, safe, faithful, honest. Aminah bint Wahb was the Prophet’s mother.
Amrah
Headgear (hat, turban). There were 20 Sahabas named Amrah.
Aqrab Scorpion.
Arwa/Arwaa
Agile, beautiful, gracefulness.
One with the name of Arwa was a cousin of the Prophet.
Asiyah
One who helps and heals weak people.
Asma
Precious, beautiful, exalted; high or great;loftier than others.
Asmā’ bint Abu Bakr was the daughter of Abu Bakr’s and Aisha’s sister.
Inspired by her father she was the 15th person to embrace Islam.
Atheelah
Born into a good family or from an honoured lineage.
There were 3 Sahabas called Atheelah.
Atiqa/Aatikah/Atika/Aatika
Emancipated; generous; noble; beautiful lady;
someone with the sweet smell of perfume;
a colour or substance full of purity.
One of the Sahabas Atiqa bint Zayd was famous for various reasons.
She was a poet; she was married to Muslim men who died as shahids;
she was also known as the wife of Umar bin Al-Khattab,the second Caliph.
Atiya/Atiyya
Donation, grant, gift.
Ayman
Righteous, Moral.One of the Sahabas Umm Ayman was the second mother of the Prophet.
She looked after the Prophet after the demise of his mother Aminah.
This is a unisex name, but primarily used for girls.
Badiyah/Badia
The desert land; the countryside as in the areas on the city outskirts;
someone who starts or initiates something;
someone who is visible and prominent.
Baghoom
Female with a soft, feminine, high-pitched voice with which she sings to her child.
Barakah
Blessing, approval, and profusion.
There were 3 Sahabas with this name.
Bareerah
Pious. One of the very famous Sahabas had this name.
She was a slave who was finally set free by Sayyidina Ayshah RA, wife of the Prophet.
Barrah
She was the aunt of the Prophet SAW.
Barwa` Color, Hue.
Barzah
A narrator of Hadith that are sayings of the Prophet.
Budailah
Something or someone that stands in the stead of another.
Buhaisah
One who is walks around with pride, Boldness and bravery.
Buhayyah
Beautiful and radiant. Two Sahaba’s had this name.
Bushrah
Good news or good omen.
Busrah
Good news, Glad tidings, Good omen, Face, Visage.
Durrah/Durra/Dora
A bead of pearl.
Faazilah/Fadhilah
Noble, gracious and honourable; excellent and superior,
Fakhitah
One who walks with pride.
Sahaba Fākhitah bint Abī Tālib was the Prophet’s cousin and joined Islam after the Prophet conquered Mecca
Fariah/ Faari`ah/ Feriha/ Fariyah
A travel way (raised road/water channel) in the mountains.
Farwah
Fur; wealth, riches, affluence, prosperity.
Farwah
Name of a companion, Crown, Wealth.
Fasham
Big, large, spacious.
Fatimah/ Faatima/Fatema
A child that has been weaned off breast milk.
One of the daughters of the Prophet has this name.
Feerozah
Precious Stone, Daughter of Al-Mazfar.
Fizza/Fiza/Fizzah/Fidha
Spreading; breeze; silver.
Fukaihah/ Fukayha
Joyful and merry.
Furai`ah/ Furayaah
Tall, high, lofty, great.
Ghufailah
Ignorant and oblivious; One who unknowingly neglects or
overlooks something.
Ghufairah
Mercy; a kind of tulip (Tulipa humilis);
name of youngest wife of the Prophet Aisha’s slave.
Ghumaisaa/Rumaisaa
Name of the star Sirius.
Haalah
A crescent shaped ear-ring.
Hababah
She was a narrator of hadith, A daughter of Ajlan.
Habibah
Favorite, beloved, dear; a relative of the Prophet.
Hafsah
A young lioness; This name belonged to one of the
wives of the Prophet.
She was one of the first to memorize the Quran as well.
Halah
Light surrounding the moon. She was a relative of the Prophet.
Halimah
Gentle, mild-mannered female; wet nurse/foster mother
of the Prophet.
Hammanah/Hamna
Holy sparrow; a relative of the Prophet had this name.
Hasanah
Smart, young, desirable, good, beautiful female.
Haula
Cross-eyed female; sometimes also a not so intelligent female.
Hazimah
Iron hearted and strong-willed; steadfast, firm, resolute.
Hazmah
Resolve, Prudence, Determination, Judiciousness.
Hind
Flock/herd of camels. One of the mother-in-law of the Prophet had this name.
Hukaimah
Decisiveness, Wisdom.
Hukaymah
She was the daughter of Umaymah daughter of Ruqayqah.
Hurairah
Kitten or a small/baby cat.
Huzailah
One who is thin or slim.
Ismah/Isma
Virtue, purity, safeguarding.
Jahdamah
She was a female companion of Prophet SAW,one who has speed and haste in walking,Badness in behaviour.
Jameelah Beautiful.
Jamila/Gamila/Djemila/ Džemila/Jamillah/Djamila/ Jamyla/Yamila
Beautiful, graceful.
Jarbaa
A sky full of stars; gorgeous and humorous girl;
dry weather with no rain.
Jasrah
She was a narrator of hadith.
Judi
Praised, Jewess.
Jumail
The Nightingale bird.
Jumaimah
Plenty, profusion, abundance.
Jumanah
Silver colored pearl.
Jumaymah
Name of female companion.
Juwairiah
A young female. One of the Prophet’s wife.
Kabeerah
Great, immense, senior, mighty.
Kabshah
A sheep of two to four years.
Karima
Gracious, generous; a friend.
Khansa
Some sort of insect, possibly a fly.
Khawlah
One who has beautiful features,loneliness,a female deer.
Khulaisah
Gazelle; pure, pristine, wholesome.
Kubaishah
Leader or chief.
Lailaa
Inebriation; intoxication.
Lubaba Pure, clean.
Lubna/Lubana
Wish, desire, hope.
Luhayyah/ Luhyah/ Nuhayyah
A very nice gift, present or endowment; something that makes
someone wise, sensible.
Luhayyah was the name of the wife of the second Caliph Umar ibn al-Khattab.
Maarya
A lady having fair complexion.
Manee`ah
Protector, defender.
Mariya
Purity, chastity.
Mulaikah
A letter, piece of paper or parchment.
Naila
Gracious, benevolent.
Naseeba
Luck, share; appropriate, befitting, proper; noble, ladylike.
Nusaibah
Someone born into an important family and with a respected lineage;
beautiful hair of a female.
Qailah
Siesta or catnap at midday;
This is also the title of Yemeni rulers and a female camel who is milked at midday.
Qareebah / Qariba Near, close.
Rabab
White coloured cloud.
Rabda
A female ostrich.
Ramlah
A grain of sand.
Rubai
A palatial house, fortress or plaza.
Rufaidah
A group or tribe of people.
Rumaithah
A cluster of small desert trees.
Ruqaya
Superior,Gentle, Goddess Of Beauty.
Ruqayyah
Gentle, soft, mild-mannered. One of the daughters of the Prophet.
Safiyya
Pure, clean.Safiyyah bint Huyayy was one of the wives of the Prophet.
Sahla
Smooth, soft, fluent, flowing.
Sakina
Peaceful, serene, tranquil; devout.
Salamah/Salma
Peaceful, healthy, safe and sound; flawless or without a fault; whole.
Samaa
Sky; heaven; exalted.
Sammaa Deaf.
Samraa
One with a brown or olive colored skin or skin that is neither too light nor too dark.
Sara/Sarah
Female full of greatness or glory; princess
Sawdah/Sawda
A place full of palm trees; powder.
Summaya
High above; saint. The first female martyr in Islam.
Tamazur/Tamadhur
White, radiant, brilliant.
Taw’amah
A person who is a twin of someone else.
Tayyiba Bint-e-Wahab
Good, pure, good-natured, sweet.
Thubaitah/Subaitah
Set, firm or established at a place; stable and unwavering.
Thubaytah
Daughter of Yaar bin Zayd al-Ansariyah, She was among the early Muhajirs to Madina and a distinguished woman comapnion.
Umamah
Young mother; three hundred camels.
The Prophet’s granddaughter had the same name.
Um-e-Ralah
The act of bowing; paying homage; worshipping or prayer.
Umm Qais
Mother of Qais.
Umm Salamah
Mother of Salamah.
Ummul Fazl
Name of a Sahabiyah, Mother of Al-fadhl.
Umniyah
Wish, hope, desire.
Uwaimirah
A visitor; a place which is well inhabited and prosperous;
long-lived; a snake.
Yusairah
State of great comfort and no struggle; affluence.
Zaaidah/Za’idah
One who cooks food for a journey;
one who develops and flourishes.
Zabiah
Companion, Lovely, Graceful, Beautiful.
Zainab/Zaynab
Some sort of decorated and aromatic tree.
Name of one of the daughters of the Prophet.
Zajjaa/ Zajaa
A female ostrich; a female with thin, attractive eyebrows.
Zareenah
A companion of Prophet.
Zurrah/Dhurrah
Millet, a type of plant producing grains.

Naming your little one can be an important task. It is something that she will carry for the rest of her life. These are some names inspired by Sacred Sahabiyat that you can consider for your baby girl. It is best to discuss the name with your partner and arrive at one that will suit your little girl the most.

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