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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.

Reader Comments:

  1. 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.

  2. on Saturday 16th of May 2015 05:54:02 AM

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

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

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

    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. 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

  7. on Monday 13th of March 2017 06:55:11 AM

    I like this name .because this name of my lover and my future wife.

  8. on Friday 4th of August 2017 04:39:25 PM

    my name is also Irsa i love my name and its meaning too

  9. on Friday 4th of August 2017 04:43:09 PM

    i am also irsa my mama and papa suggested my name it is a very well name

  10. on Friday 4th of August 2017 04:45:55 PM

    hy friends i am irsa my mama and papa suggested my name

  11. on Monday 18th of September 2017 12:01:23 PM

    I like this name the name is very beautiful irsa name i like so much

  12. on Sunday 19th of November 2017 11:50:26 AM

    Assalamualaikum my name is irsa i love my name no any body name is bad but person is good and bad and meaning is good and bad so plz don’t any body call name is bad.thanks

  13. on Sunday 26th of November 2017 04:39:09 PM

    its a great name.people says that its strange . do u also thought the same

  14. on Monday 18th of December 2017 07:33:53 AM

    I think it’s not a Islamic name…… isra is a beautiful name to hearing, but doesn’t have meaning. so I am rejected.


  15. on Thursday 28th of December 2017 04:34:30 PM

    Hey friends my name is irsa.i love my name and its meaning too

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