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A Quranic Name for Boys and Girls

How to pronounce Rayhan

RAY + Her + stANd

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Rayhan in Arabic)ريحان
Quranic Nature
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Directly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of RayhanRiyhaane Ryhan Rehane Reyhaan Reeyhaan Raihane Rayhan Ryhane Riehaan Raihane Raihaane
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Quranic Root
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R-W-H6
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Meaning of Rayhan

Rayhan is direct Quranic name for boys and girls that means “good scent”, “fragrance”. Rayhan is used twice in the Quran, in verses 55:12 and 56:89.

Therein is fruit and palm trees having sheaths [of dates]. And grain covered with husk, and fragrant flowers. (Quran 55:11-12)

 Now if one happens to be of those who are drawn close unto God. For him shall be comfort, and fragrance and a Paradise of Bliss. (Quran 56:88-89)

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  1. Anonymous on Saturday 23rd of May 2015 07:26:30 AM

    Raihan is used mostly for boys, not ladies. Quran did not mention it will lead to female matter or character, because which means Frangance that have no gender.

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