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Assalamu aalikum. I want to name my son after one of the doors of Jannah called Bāb al-Rayyān. I was thinking about arayyan or can I name him rayyan and is it still have the same meaning as Bāb al-Rayyān. Can you help me with this please. Thank you.
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Alaikumassalam wa rahmatullah,
Yes, you can use Rayyan and it will still refer to the door of Paradise. Bāb al-Rayyān means "The Door of Rayyan", so the actual name is Rayyan, Bab just means "door", and the al- is just a definite article (like "the" in English) that can be removed.
You can see the details of Rayyan here: Rayyan
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