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A Quranic Name for Girls

Short meaning of AyahSign and Proof of Allah's Greatness
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How to pronounce Ayah

After + YUmmy

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Arabic Spelling (How to write Ayah in Arabic)آيَة
Quranic Nature
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Directly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of AyahAia Aaia Aaee Aaiah Aaie Aayeh Aaea Aea Aaeah Aaia Ayat
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Meaning of Ayah

Ayah is a direct Quranic name for girls that means “sign”, “clue”, and in the Islamic tradition it means “sign of God’s existence”, “sign of God’s greatness”, and also means “verse of the Quran”, since the verses of the Quran are considered signs of God’s existence and greatness. The word Ayah is used about 80 times in the Quran.

God sends down water from the sky and with it revives the earth when it is dead. There is truly a sign in this for people who listen. (Quran 16:65)

And We have already sent messengers before you. Among them are those [whose stories] We have related to you, and among them are those [whose stories] We have not related to you. And it was not for any messenger to bring a sign [or verse] except by permission of Allah. So when the command of Allah comes, it will be concluded in truth, and the falsifiers will thereupon lose [all]. (Quran 40:78)

Reader Comments:

  1. on Sunday 24th of August 2014 04:24:25 AM

    Assallam alikum
    I was told the name Ayah can’t be used for a baby. I really would like to give my baby this name but I would like to know If there is any truth to this.
    Is this one of the names that we can’t give to a baby?


  2. on Wednesday 17th of December 2014 06:40:42 PM

    @3: ِAyah is an acceptable name. here is a fatwa [Arabic] from IslamWeb (which is operated by scholars from the Qatari Islamic Affairs Ministry) that says the name Ayah is permissible.

  3. on Tuesday 15th of September 2015 10:52:25 PM

    Hassan my name is Ayah and I was born on same day as your baby and month but 2004

  4. on Friday 11th of December 2015 05:34:15 AM

    i really like the name ayah because it sounds great and its my beautiful name yaa
    see yaa when i want to be yaa

  5. on Sunday 20th of December 2015 07:32:58 AM

    “Anonymous on Friday 11th of December 2015 05:34:15 AM”
    Ayah, in effect, you just named my daughter. We were undecided between a couple of names including Ayah, yaa 🙂

  6. on Sunday 28th of August 2016 07:56:05 AM

    My daughter’s name is spelled A-Y-A and she truly is a sign of Allah’s greatness, Alhumdulilah☺️

  7. on Monday 19th of September 2016 03:45:03 AM

    I’d like to know same name sound of ayah coz I have twin baby girls I’d like to call ayah for one of my baby but I can’t disite my another baby name

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