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My name is Fariya. I have always heard that this name doesnt have a proper meaning.i read the explanation on the name fariyal...does fariya also mean the same?

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Fariya can refer the Arabic word فريّة, which means "strange", "unheard of", "terrible". This is not a good meaning. However, it can also refer to the Arabic name فريعة, which means "tall, slim woman", "woman with beautiful long hair", which is the name of many Sahabiyyat (female peers of the Prophet, peace and blessings of Allah upon him). You can read more about this name here: Fareea.

Thus your name can be another spelling of the name Fareea, which is a good Islamic name.

Your name has no relationship with Fariyal.

Reader Comments:

  1. Anonymous on Wednesday 1st of June 2016 08:27:22 AM

    Fariya meaning

  2. Anonymous on Tuesday 10th of January 2017 04:36:56 PM

    I use my name Fariya everywhere… Is there any problem…. Or is there any sin

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