Nov 5, 2012

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What does the following names mean

What does the following names mean

Question:

What does the following names mean, 1. Ahtoufa (Female), 2. Mukhadra (Female), 3. Safera (Female), 4. Hanfa (Female), 5. Muhammed  Sadeem (Male) , 6. Muhammad Saif (Male).

Answer:

In the name of Allāh, Most Gracious, Most Merciful
Assalāmu ῾alaykum wa Rahmatullāhi Wabarakātuh

  1. Ahtoufa   –   The meaning of this name was not found
  2.  Mukhadarah   –  Means A Girl who is kept in seclusion from the outside world.[1]
  3. Safera   –  Means To be empty or to be devoid.[2]
  4. Hanfa   –   Means To turn or Bend sideways.[3] It was also the name of the wife of Sayiduna Ismail Alayhis Sallaam.[4]
  5. Muhammad – One who is Praised,
    Name of our Beloved Prophet of Sallalahu Allayhi Wassallam.[5]
  6. Sadeem   –   Means Mist.[6]
  7. Saif   –  Means A Sword.[7]

And Allah Ta’ala knows best
Mufti Luqman Hansrot
Fatwa Dept.


[1] (Hans Wehr Arabic-English Dictionary Pg 229)

[2] (Hans Wehr Arabic-English Dictionary Pg 518)

[3] (Hans Wehr Arabic-English Dictionary Pg 210)

[4] (Treasury of Muslim Names Pg225)

[5] (Treasury of Muslim Names Pg150)

[6] (Hans Wehr Arabic-English Dictionary Pg 404)

[7] (Hans Wehr Arabic-English Dictionary Pg 448

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