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A Quranic Name for Boys and Girls

Short meaning of ZaynBeautiful and Radiant
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How to pronounce Zayn

Zoom + prAY + New

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Arabic Spelling (How to write Zayn in Arabic)زَيْن
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of ZaynZeyn Zaine Zain Zein Zeine Zane Zeyne Zaen Zain Zein Zaine
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Quranic Root
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Z-Y-N
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Meaning of Zayn

Zayn is a Quranic name for boys and girls that means beauty, adornment, grace, excellence. It is not directly mentioned in the Quran, but it is derived from the Z-Y-N which is used in dozens of places in the Quran, such as:

Say: “Who is there to forbid the beauty which God has brought forth for His creatures, and the good things from among the means of sustenance?” Say: “They are [lawful] in the life of this world unto all who have attained to faith – to be theirs alone on Resurrection Day.” Thus clearly do We spell out these messages unto people of [innate] knowledge! (Quran 7:32)

We have indeed placed all that is on the earth as its adornment in order that We may test them, who among them has the best deeds. (Quran 18:7)

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  1. Anonymous on Friday 20th of May 2016 03:15:27 AM

    I read another intepretation somewhere that the beauty and grace (meaning of ‘Zayn’) refers to inner beauty not external beauty. Is this correct?

  2. Anonymous on Friday 1st of July 2016 06:46:23 PM

    The first time i heard this name was from h2o when i was a kid although the name was spelled Zane. If i ever have a son i will name him Zayn inshallah.

  3. Anonymous on Tuesday 18th of April 2017 03:23:37 PM

    Hey everyone….Btw I’m the biggest fan of Zayn Malik that’s why I love this name very much

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