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السلام وعلیکم, very soon I'm going to give birth to a baby girl ..my mother inlaw has come across this name IRSA..do u think it's a muslim name with a great meaning ?!

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Alaikumassalam wa rahmatullah,

Irsa is an Arabic and Persian name that's taken from the Greek word Iris. The most common meaning of Irsa in  Arabic is the flower known as as-Sawsan al-Asmanjooni, which is taken from the Persian word Sosane Asmangooni, which in English means "rainbow lily", a type of lily whose petals have rainbow-like color gradients.

The Persian dictionaries say that the original meaning of Irsa is "rainbow", and that it is taken from Greek. Thus the modern meaning is "rainbow lily", while the original meaning is "rainbow". This name is not an Islamic name, but Muslims can use it since it has a good meaning. Irsa is pronounced [(EA)st + p(R)ay] + [(SA)nd] with emphasis on the first syllable (though you can pronounce it differently if you like). It is written as ايرسا in Persian. In English it can also be written as Ersa, Eersa, Eirsa, Eyrsa, Eirsaa, Ersaa, Irsaa.

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  1. Ruba (Hills) on Tuesday 1st of July 2014 11:18:05 PM

    Irsa can very well be mistaken for an acronym of something due to the name being very short. Just keep that in mind sis.

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  3. Anonymous on Sunday 3rd of January 2016 05:12:40 AM

    I love this name
    Coz my name is IRSA
    N I really like my name n it’s meaning too

  4. Anonymous on Wednesday 23rd of March 2016 03:16:03 PM

    My name is irsa to , people pronounce it in aaaalot of different ways

  5. Anonymous on Wednesday 24th of August 2016 04:14:58 AM

    Asalamualikum
    well ma self Irsa dar i have a query when ma dad suugested this name to Molve so he said its not a muslim name n it haz a horriable meaning ( kafan dafan)so i just want to know is it true???

  6. Anonymous on Friday 26th of August 2016 07:10:03 PM

    my name is also irsa. do any of you get your name changed when people try to say it. like i get littraly a different name by asian as different by gori

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