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The Arabic name Nuha means wisdom.It is also the name of an ancient preIslamic diety - sun goddess.Please recommend whether or not this name can be used for a girl now that we know it has two meanings and references.

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The modern meaning of Nuha is wisdom. The fact that it is also the name of a goddess does not make the name a bad name. For more information please see this answer about Nayla, which is also a goddess name that was used as a name by many Sahabiyaat: Is Nayla not a good name for a girl? Does it refer to a false god?

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