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Ayana

A Quranic Name for Girls

Short meaning of AyanaIntelligent, Educated and Intellectual
See below for detailed meaning
How to pronounce Ayana

Ultimate + praY + YArn + NUmber
or Ultimate + YArn + NUmber

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis
Arabic Spelling (How to write Ayana in Arabic)عيانة، أيّانَة
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of AyanaAyaaneh Eyana Eyyana Ayanah Eiaanah Ayyeneh Aiaane Eyane Eyane Ayyane Eyyene
All of the above spellings are acceptable for this name. You may also create your own spelling.
Quranic Root
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AIN-Y-N
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Meaning of Ayana

Ayana (spelled عيانة in Arabic) is an indirect Quranic name for girls that means a girl who has large eyes, and a girl who is perceptive. It is derived from the AIN-Y-N root (eyes), which is used in many places in the Quran.

Do not strain your eyes towards the worldly benefits We have bestowed on some of them, nor grieve on their account. Lower your wing of mercy for the believers (Quran 15:88)

Ayana can also be derived from another root, A-Y-N,  (spelled أيان in Arabic, this is a completely different word from the one mentioned previously)  and the meaning becomes “the time when [something happens]“, time, era, epoch. This word is often used when speaking of the Day of Judgment, for this reason it has made some people think it means “day” or “Day of Judgment.” You are free to use this meaning, or the one mentioned previously.

Ayana is also an Ethiopian name for girls that means beautiful flower.

To sum things up, Muslims can use Ayana and by it they can mean (1) “perceptive” or with large eyes [indirect Quranic name] (2) time, era, epoch [direct Quranic word], or (3) beautiful flower [non-Islamic word, but has a good meaning].

Ayana can also be another spelling of the Persian girl name Ayaneh, which means “inspiration”.

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  1. Anonymous on Tuesday 25th of November 2014 06:48:07 AM

    Our baby girl is due next month. We were thinking of naming her Ayaneh. Just wanted to know if the meaning of Ayaneh is same as Ayana. Plz let me know…

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